York Notes’ Macbeth GCSE Study Notes and Revision Guide provides all the information you need to craft exam answers that will earn high marks, and will help you to gain a thorough understanding of key elements in William Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, including the play’s plot, major characters, historical context and underlying themes.
GCSE Examiners are likely to award the highest marks to students whose answers demonstrate that they understand, the key aspects of Macbeth – such as the theme of power as a corruptive influence, the role that gender plays in the story, Shakespeare’s use of supernatural elements such as the witches and Banquo’s ghost, the relationship and similarities or differences between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, and the play’s symbolic use of blood and weather – and can back these up with relevant evidence.
As an aid to the effective study of Shakespeare’s Macbeth York Notes’ GCSE revision pack is indispensable. Besides providing an in-depth analysis of the play’s scenes and acts, as well as a wealth of supporting information, the Macbeth GCSE study guide also equips you with the skills you need in order to create answers and essays that will earn top marks in your GCSE English Literature exam.
Print Edition information: Paperback, 88 pages, ISBN 9781447982203