As expected, a lot of you have requested more content on Macbeth. I’m pleased to hear that the posts on ambition and the supernatural have been helpful, so here’s another set of close reading analysis on 4 other important quotations from the play.
It’s probably fair to say that there’s more than enough literary criticism written on Macbeth, but among the plethora of Macbeth lit crit I’ve come across, I’ve noticed two dominant critical approaches to reading the play, which are historicism and feminism.Read More »
Following my previous post on Lady Macbeth and Desdemona, in which I suggest that neither character is as bad or good as popular opinion would have us believe, I’d like us to push the moral spectrum further towards each end by looking at Goneril (King Lear) and Imogen (Cymbeline) – characters that most would agree are just as evil or virtuous as they seem.Read More »
Among the various question types students encounter on English Literature exams, the extract-based response is probably the most popular.Read More »
This post contains 2 YouTube videos with top tips for English Literature revision. So check them out if you’re a lit student!Read More »
Most people would agree that we’ve come a long way in the fight for women’s rights. #IWDRead More »
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