A Year 7 class present recitals and lectures arising from their study of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge – see the full project here

As part of the introduction to our Year 8 Macbeth Study, we’re looking, in acute detail, at some small excerpts from the main play.

Before we start reading. Before we know the plot. We’re putting the microscope on the language of shakespeare and what this might reveal. My proposition with this presentation is that Shakespeare has Macbeth use personification in this extract to reveal the extent to which Macbeth is blaming external forces for the choices he is about to make.

You can see the whole lesson sequence on the class site

This presentation incorporates the close analysis of a short excerpt from Macbeth, where Lady Macbeth reveals her dark resolve for the presence of the figurative language feature, Personification.

› Access the whole learning programme: waugh8.edutronic.net/macbeth-personification-2/

This presentation explores references to fate and the use of figurative language in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

› Access the whole sequence here: wp.me/p3PtNk-cB


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