Macbeth william shakespeare essays

Macbeth has been compared to Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra . Both Antony and Macbeth as characters seek a new world, even at the cost of the old one. Both are fighting for a throne and have a 'nemesis' to face to achieve that throne. For Antony, the nemesis is Octavius; for Macbeth, it is Banquo. At one point Macbeth even compares himself to Antony, saying "under Banquo / My Genius is rebuk'd, as it is said / Mark Antony's was by Caesar." Lastly, both plays contain powerful and manipulative female figures: Cleopatra and Lady Macbeth. [8]

Duncan – Joshua B. Christensen
Malcolm – mb
Donalbain – Ellis Christoff
Macbeth – Mark F. Smith
Banquo – Simon Larois
Macduff – John Lieder
Lennox – Mirza
Ross – Rosalind Wills
Menteith, Son of Macduff, and First Apparition – David Lawrence
Angus, Second Apparition, and Third Murderer – Annoying Twit
Caithness, Lord, Sergeant, and Soldiers – David Nicol
Fleance – Aaron Elliott
Siward – Brian Edwards
Young Siward, Gentlewoman – Laurie Anne Walden
Seyton, Old Man – Paul Williams
Lady Macbeth – Elizabeth Klett
Lady Macduff – LC
Hecate – Ruth Golding
First Witch – Jennifer Stearns
Second Witch – Kristin Hughes
Third Witch – Charlene V. Smith
Doctor – Eric M. Johnson
Servant and Attendant – Anna Simon
Porter – David Leeson
Third Apparition – Fionn Jameson
First Murderer – hefyd
Second Murderer – Anna Roberts
Messenger – Ezwa
Stage Directions – J. M. Smallheer

Macbeth william shakespeare essays

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