Introduction: Thesis

  • What is Shakespeare's Intention?
  • How do you plan to prove that is so?

Macbeth and Machiavelli:

How effective has Duncan been as king? Why?

Part One:

The Emergence of the Soul:

Crossing the Threshold:  

Part Two:

Holding the Throne:

The Climax of the Action: The Banquet Scene (III iv)

Part Three:

The Second Visit to the Witches:

The Murder of Lady Macduff and her Children:

Macbeth and Lady Macbeth at the End of the Action: