Macbeth question 1b

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  • Question 1b
    • Intro
      • PEE Paragraphs
        • Conclusion
        • Point, Evidence, Explain
    • Place where we find evil
      • When the witches first meet - thunder and lightning and on a heath
      • The plot and the killing of King Duncan
      • Disruption of nature.
      • Murders to gain power
      • Witches killing people and animals.
    • Quotes
      • 'Stars hide your fires, let not light see my black and deep desires'
      • Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him?
      • 'Things bad begun make themselves strong by ill'
      • 'Foul is fair and fair is foul' (good is bad and bad is good)
      • 'There is husbandry in heaven; their candles are all out'
      • A little water clears us of this deed how easy it is then
    • Context
      • Witches were seen as evil when Macbeth was written.
      • Supernatural was believed by king James
      • Murders were common and they would punished if found out
    • Reasons for evil.
      • Ambition
      • Greed
      • Jealousy
      • Taken in by supernatural beliefs
      • Peer pressure


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