"It is his capacity for self-scrutiny that makes Macbeth a worthy tragic subject. He never lies to himself about the nature of his deed, never rationalizes to justify his actions. Aware that he doomed, he pursues his damnation headlong to his own destruction." (Norrie Epstein)
1. Warm-up: 10-minutes of responding to the focus question
2. Interpreting the film version of Act 5, scene 1
What, specifically, is Lady Macbeth having nightmares about in this scene?
Find two things she says or does that are symbolic, and argue what they symbolize.
How has Lady Macbeth changed throughout the play?
3. Battling out the rest of Act 5!
Which characters are the most noble and how? Which are the least noble and how?
Which characters die nobly and how? Which die ignobly and how?
1. Final versions of your word traces are due Wednesday at the latest. Remember that you should have at least eight entries.
2. Read your banned book.
3. Complete the front and back of the first page of your new green grammar packet.