MACBETH Blood Imagery in Acts 1 and 2 Identification of Symbolism Activity

MACBETH Blood Imagery in Acts 1 and 2 Identification of Symbolism Activity
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"Blood" is used 109 times throughout Macbeth.

The symbolism varies with character and situation; however, I've narrowed the
"blood types" to G--Guilt, A---Ambition, and H---Honor.

In this activity, students examine a quote and choose the correct test tube: G, A, or H.

There are 15 quotes from the first two acts.

The first one is completed as an example:

Duncan: "What bloody man is that?" (1.2.1).

Students would draw an arrow to the test tube labeled blood type "H" for Honor.

The soldier's blood represents honor; he's been in battle fighting to keep King Duncan on the throne.

This is a creative way to have students demonstrate their understanding of blood symbolism.

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