Macbeth (Grades 9–1) York Notes GCSE Revision Guide

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Macbeth (Grades 9–1) York Notes

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NEW for GCSE (Grades 9–1)! Everything you need to know about Macbeth to succeed in your GCSE Literature exam.

NEW York Notes for GCSE: Macbeth give you everything you need to know about Shakespeare’s dark tragedy, whether you’re studying the text or revising for your exam. We have added exciting new features such as regular extracts from student answers, tips to help you aim high and more ‘test yourself’ activities! Plus, all the detailed content you expect from York Notes –  scene summaries, notes on key characters including King Duncan, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, help with Form, Language, Structure, Contexts and Settings and a new Themes section with extra references. You’ll also find an extended exam section which includes sample answers at three different levels, plus expert advice on understanding the question and planning your answer, and tips on spelling, punctuation and grammar – all helping you to prepare for exam success!

NEW Macbeth Workbook now available! 

NEW QUIZ in the York Notes Plus online edition – test yourself on all the key areas with lifelines and other interactive features!

Prepare for success with York Notes for GCSE: Macbeth!

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

Our bestselling print study guide on Macbeth

Updated for the new GCSE (Grades 9–1), York Notes provide everything you need to achieve your full potential, and get the best grade you can.

NEW York Notes for GCSE are fully tailored to the new GCSE exams. If you're studying Macbeth for your English Literature GCSE and are sitting your exam in 2017 or beyond, this is the study guide for you! York Notes Macbeth revision guide will help you reach your full potential. Written by GCSE examiners and teachers to give you an expert understanding of the text and the exam, they include:

  • annotated sample answers and extracts
  • test yourself questions and progress checks
  • essay plans
  • specialist guidance on understanding exam questions, together with key quotations, practice tasks, top tips and progress boosters
  • revision activities and checkpoints

Everything you need to help you learn, revise effectively and write the very best answers in your Macbeth English Literature GCSE (Grades 9–1).

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Pub DateAugust 2015
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