Brooding and dark, Macbeth reveals to us the lustful drive for power that can either dwell within us--or overpower us. Goaded on by a mysterious prophecy, his ambitious wife and unescapable fate, Macbeth murders Duncan, the successor to the throne. Leading only to more murders, torturous thoughts and despair, Macbeth gives us the portrait of a man driven to his death by a fatal character flaw. 82 pages, softcover.
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Set amid the gloomy castles and lonely heaths of medieval Scotland, "Macbeth" is a dark and bloody drama of ambition, murder, guilt and revenge. Goaded by his ambitious wife, Macbeth murders Duncan, King of Scotland, in order to succeed to the throne. Tortured by his conscience and fearful of discovery, the Scottish nobleman becomes tangled in a web of treachery and deceit that ultimately spells his doom. Note. Explanatory footnotes. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.