Combining sentences using subordinating conjunctions “The ecology of the planet collapsed” “The Thames finally ran dry” “All hope was lost” “The citizens ignored the warning signs” All hope was lost after the ecology of the planet collapsed. Now that the Thames finally ran dry, the ecology of the planet was lost. If the citizens ignore the warning […]

Simple Sentences: “The man walked down the middle of the road” “He beckoned me to join him”   Relative Clause created from simple sentences: “The man who was walking down the middle of the road, beckoned for me to join him.”   Other: “The lonely duckling, who longed for company, waited for what seemed like […]

Through miserable clouds like these, not even the strongest rays of sunshine have the power to brighten my city or my day.   Beyond the gate of dusk and doom, my darkest fear awaits.

An example of fear and lack of trust and shown in Macbeth. An aspect of Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth that is worthy of recognition and exploration is Lennox’s use of irony when expressing his beliefs of Macbeth’s guilt in Act III Scene VI. Lennox starts to piece the recent murders together by discussing them with the […]

Shortened version of “To be thus is nothing”   “Upon my head they plac’d a fruitless crown, And put a barren sceptre in my gripe, Thence to be wrench’d with an unlineal hand, No son of mine succeeding. If ‘t be so, For Banquo’s issue have i fil’d my mind; For them the gracious Duncan have I […]

Act 5, Scene 1 Characters: Doctor of Physic, Waiting Gentlewoman, Lady Macbeth. Location: Dunsinane. An anteroom in the castle. Time: Macbeth has left in preparation for war. Events: Lady Macbeth has been walking in her sleep, revealing guilty secrets that have been overheard by her gentlewoman. The gentlewoman calls a doctor to observe her strange […]

Act 4, Scene 1 Character: First Witch, Second Witch, Third Witch, Fourth Witch, Fifth Witch, Sixth Witch, Hecate, Macbeth, First Apparition, Second Apparition, Third Apparition, Kings, Ghost of Banquo, Lennox) Location: A cavern. Time: Unknown. Events: The witches cook up a potion while dancing around a boiling cauldron in a cave. Macbeth enters the cave, […]