Is this a dagger which I see before me? This period’s work is to review the video explainer attached to this post and then complete a paragraph exploring the language Shakespeare uses to give us a deeper insight into Macbeth’s state of mind in Act 2, Scene I.
A strong desire to do or achieve something: her ambition was to become a pilot | he achieved his ambition of making a fortune.
• [Mass noun] desire and determination to achieve success: young men and women with ambition.
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We’re meeting again today during our normal English period to read through your analysis paragraphs. Really looking forward to seeing you all and going through this great work.
Today you’re asked to re-watch my video explainer in relation to Lady Macbeth’s first soliloquy. We do not have a class conference today, but I will remain online and available to speak to anyone who wants individual or small group feedback. This post contains everything you need to get on with your work.
Welcome to the first daily lesson outline for Wednesday 25 March. It’s time for us to switch to our planned videoconferences for English – which will run when you normally have your English lesson on your timetable. Here’s what we’ll be doing today.
In Act 1, Scene 5 of Macbeth, Lady Macbeth is introduced in full command of her power of evil persuasion. “unsex me here,
And fill me from the crown to the toe top-full
Of direst cruelty!”
Our first text in our study of Dire Ambition is William Skakespeare’s “Macbeth”. One of the world’s most famous studies of the corrupting effects of ambition and power.