Honors 11: Shakespeare Introduction and Context for Macbeth

We spent the first part of the hour filling in and discussing these notes about Bill Shakespeare. We also watched this 4ish minute video about the Globe Theatre prior to talking about the primary source for Macbeth, Raphael Holinshed’s Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland to understand the context of the play more fully. We also talked about King James‘ influence on the play and Shakespeare.  Here are 10 things you may not have learned today about Shakespeare.

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About Emily Mullins

English and Journalism teacher at Berkley High School in Berkley, MI.
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