The Picture of Dorian Gray. It is only right to end my AP30 experience with how my AP10 experience started. When I say started, I mean the point of no return. The point of no[…]
Washing away or Bathing in Blood – Who Was More Insane?
After watching both the stories of Macbeth and Julius Caesar in action, I have decided that Shakespeare’s tragedies are the most twisted; in the sense that the characters-who are of course human, execute the rather[…]
Lady Macbeth – and why life would be so much better without her.
Shakespeare is excellent at creating characters with depth and feeling, characters who are relatable to both to us and humanity at large. Characters that are driven by greed, anger, love, and a million different emotions[…]
Lady Macbeth’s Descent into Paranoia
The response below is an AP analysis focusing on Lady Macbeth’s changing character/nature within Act 5 Scene 1, but specifically focuses on the lines 23-47 (within this website: http://nfs.sparknotes.com/macbeth/page_180.html). Please note that these lines represent a[…]
Greed in Human Nature
Greed, no matter under which context it is used, is always given a negative connotation. It can be said to be a fundamental human trait: human instinct lies in preserving one’s self. In Macbeth, greed appears[…]