Examining Themes of Guilt and Conscience in ‘Macbeth’

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Steps

Identify scenes where characters express guilt and struggle with their conscience.

Analyze how guilt affects the behavior and decisions of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

Create character diaries or monologues that explore the internal conflicts of guilt and conscience.

Write a comparative essay on how guilt and conscience are portrayed in ‘Macbeth’ and another literary work.

Prepare a visual aid (e.g., mind map or flowchart) to illustrate your analysis.

Share your character diaries, essays, and visual aids with the class.

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Examining Themes of Guilt and Conscience in 'Macbeth'

LEARNING INTENTIONS

Understand the themes of guilt and conscience in the play.

SUCCESS CRITERIA

Students can analyze how guilt and conscience affect the characters and plot.

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