Illusion and Reality in Macbeth

Illusion and Reality Illusion as a corollary of reality seems to be a favourite theme for Shakespeare. The theater itself is a world of illusion and Shakespeare talks endlessly about it. The news from the new world and the flood of Greek and Roman literature also would have influenced Shakespeare to explore this aspect of … Continue reading Illusion and Reality in Macbeth

Character Analysis: Macbeth

Characters in play can be assessed by studying the following aspects What do they say, what do they do and what do others say about them What are the beliefs, values and motivations How much do they succeed in practicing what they preach Who are they made to be in conflict with or how do … Continue reading Character Analysis: Macbeth