Imagery and Symbolism in ‘Macbeth’

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Identify key images and symbols used in ‘Macbeth’ (e.g., blood, darkness, hands).

Research the meanings and significance of these images and symbols.

Analyze how Shakespeare uses imagery and symbolism to enhance the themes and emotions in the play.

Create a visual presentation (e.g., infographic, slideshow) that illustrates your findings.

Prepare a short essay discussing the role of imagery and symbolism in ‘Macbeth.’

Share your visual presentation and essay with the class, and engage in a group discussion.

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Imagery and Symbolism in 'Macbeth'

LEARNING INTENTIONS

Explore the use of imagery and symbolism in 'Macbeth.'

SUCCESS CRITERIA

Students can identify and interpret key images and symbols in the play.

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