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A Tale Told By An Idiot

Advantages: thrilling, moving
Disadvantages: none

German A-level students who´ve chosen English as a major subject for their last two years have to read a play by Shakespeare, when we do it they´re 18 years old and capable of understanding and appreciating the plays by the Bard. They´ve all heard the nam ...

MALU 19.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Macbeth - William Shakespeare

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Macbeth: Mad or Bad.

Advantages: Teaches a lot of lessons.
Disadvantages: The language is hard to understand at times.

...Macbeth: Mad or Bad? In the play 'Macbeth' by William Shakespeare, it is often debated whether Macbeth was evil or whether he was just a victim of his own ambition. It is clear at the beginning, Macbeth is a brave and loyal soldier but tragedies unfold ...

Doni07 03.04.2008 · Read full review
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Fair is foul and foul is fair.

Advantages: strong straightforward plot
Disadvantages: some people will find the language hard going.

Macbeth is one of my favourite Shakespeare plays, probably because it was one of the first ones I encountered. I think it could be argued that the popular concept of witches comes largely from this play, with lines in it being frequently quoted "hubble bu ...

Bryn_Pearson 13.09.2001 · Read full review
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not wills best

Advantages: na
Disadvantages: n/a

Malcolm refers to Macbeth and his wife as “this dead butcher and his fiend-like Queen.” Both characters mentioned in this quotation are dead by the end of the play. Their deaths are both a result of their scheming to kill Duncan. Lady Macb ...

bobcatpeace 26.03.2001 · Read full review
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Lady Macbeth ?EVIL?

Advantages: Brilliant characterisation
Disadvantages: Bit difficult to read at points

Macbeth by William Shakespeare is one of my fav plays by Shakespeare. The characters and language are brilliant and although at times the play s difficult to read it is actually one of Sahkespeare's easiest plays. And much easier compared to King Lear or ...

beckymilar_4 15.11.2004 · Read full review
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