Shakespeare’s Macbeth is often considered one of
literature’s greatest tragedies and is said to reveal much about human
nature. Do you agree or disagree that the play conveys much about
humanity or about the human experience? What, if anything, does the work
suggest about human beings or society? Support your views with textual
details and analysis.
In your response, address how Macbeth’s subject matter, themes,
form, or other literary elements might (or might not) be characteristic
of tragedy. How do tragic qualities of the play contribute (or not) to
the story’s larger message(s)?
Initial posts must be 200 to 300 words in length and posted by Day 3.
Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. In your response,
indicate what you have learned from your classmates’ answers and share
how their responses have improved your understanding of literature,
literary devices, and textual analysis. Be specific in your responses.
Response posts must be 125 to 200 words in length and posted by Day 7.