Lesson one in a series on Shakespeare's Macbeth. In this video we cover Shakespeare's biography, The Globe, King James I, The Gunpowder Plot of 1605, equivocation, witchcraft, tragedy and iambic pentameter. The series is tailored towards Leaving Cert students but relevant to anyone studying the play.
Check out Shakespeare's Macbeth Video SparkNote: Quick and easy Macbeth synopsis, analysis, and discussion of major characters and themes in the play. For more Macbeth resources, go to www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/macbeth. For a translation of the entire play into modern English, go to No Fear Shakespeare at nfs.sparknotes.com/macbeth/.