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
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 50 to 100 words in length
Clugston, R. W. (2014). Journey into literature (2nd ed.). San Diego, California: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.