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What words would you use to describe the characters?If you had to use 3 or more...

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maddycaddy100 | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted August 24, 2012 at 1:00 AM via web

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What words would you use to describe the characters?

If you had to use 3 or more adjectives to describe each of the main characters what would they  be?

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Kristen Lentz | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted August 24, 2012 at 3:14 AM (Answer #2)

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This activity is certainly thought-provoking, forcing students to travel beyond surface-value and to consider connotation as well.

Macbeth-- Ambitious, guilty, over-confident

Lady Macbeth-- Cunning, supportive, deranged.

Duncan-- trusting, legitimate, murdered

Witches-- prophetic, deceitful, unnatural

MacDuff-mournful, angry, victorious

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litteacher8 | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Distinguished Educator

Posted October 1, 2012 at 4:36 AM (Answer #3)

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I would describe Macbeth as immature, impulsive, and greedy.  I would also use those words to describe has wife, but Lady Macbeth is also manipulative and cunning, and ruthless.  Duncan is naive and of course, royal.  All of them are doomed.

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