Macbeth Summary
William Shakespeare

Everything you need to understand or teach Macbeth by William Shakespeare.

  • Macbeth Summary & Study Guide
  • 1 Biography
  • 301 Student Essays
  • 2 Encyclopedia Articles
  • 70 Literature Criticisms
  • 1 Book Notes
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  • 30 Macbeth Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Macbeth Overview

Macbeth by William Shakespeare is a play that takes a dramatic look at the consequences of using evil as a means of political gain. Macbeth, a Scottish general, believes in the prophecy that he will one day be the king of Scotland. He becomes consumed by his desire to be king and commits murder to obtain the throne and hide his secrets. A civil war ensues, leaving Macbeth and Lady Macbeth victims of their own demise.

Study Pack

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Macbeth Study Guide

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