Due: Wednesday, 22nd April (my Lesson in the 2nd week back)
Using your understanding of the extract, explain how the lines below, from Act 3 Scene 1, might be performed. (7)
- What you already know about the characters’ relationships. What has lead up to this point?
- What you know about each character’s personality (like Macbeth, this might have chanegd throughout the play).
- How are each of the characters feeling? Examine the thoughts and feelings Macbeth and Banquo express in the extract.
- The way they might react to each other, and what they say.
Here’s our chief guest
If he had been forgotten,
It had been as a gap in our great feast,
And all-thing unbecoming.
Tonight we hold a solemn supper, sir,
And I’ll request your presence.
Let your highness
Command upon me, to the which my duties
Are with a most indissoluble tie
Mr Dettman’s Top Tip: Signpost to the examiner, the broad range of techniques you are examining, by making sure they see the following words in your response:
- facial expression