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Double, double toil and trouble Fire burn, and cauldron bubble. The “Real” Macbeth lived in the 11 th Century. He was a Scottish “Thane” (Lord) who was cousin to King Duncan. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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{Double, double toil and troubleFire burn, and cauldron bubble.

The Real Macbeth lived in the 11th Century. He was a Scottish Thane (Lord) who was cousin to King Duncan.

King James I loved the theater. Shakespeare wrote Macbeth for him. Shakespeare made James ancestor, Banquo, the most courageous character in the play.

The three weird sisters predict Macbeth will be king. Name the allusion. (Wyrd means fate.)

John Singer Sargents portrait of Lady Macbeth contains interesting symbolism. How does the artist characterize Lady Macbeth?Discuss the difference between fate and free will.Define ambition.

Is ambition a good quality?Define tragedy.The tragic figure is a noble, good person, but not perfect.The tragic figure has a tragic flaw (hamartia), that could be an excess of a particular virtue.The tragic figures downfall is his/her own fault.The punishment exceeds the crime. Downfall has a ripple effect.The tragic fall is not pure loss. Gain in self knowledge.

Tragedy according to AristotleHow could Lance Armstrong be considered a tragic figure? What was his tragic flaw? Was he responsible for his own downfall?Think of a tragic situation that fits Aristotles criteria.What is your hamartia? What can you do to keep it under control so it does not cause your personal downfall?