"Macbeth" follows the title character's ill-fated journey from a comfortable position as a prominent soldier to that of a murderous king who is killed shortly after taking the throne. This is a classic tale of greed, ego... More »

In the play “Macbeth,” the title character fears his former friend Banquo due to the second part of the witches' prophecy, stating that it is Banquo's heirs, not Macbeth's, who are fated to sit on the Scots throne. Furth... More »

William Shakespeare wrote "Macbeth" as a way to express his patronage of King James I. Shakespeare uses "Macbeth" to please the king in various manners, with one of them alluding to the dreadful fate that befalls anyone ... More »

In Act III of "Macbeth," the title character comes to realize he is trapped by the witches' prophecy in what he calls a "fruitless reign." Driven by a paranoid desire to secure his crown, which was gained through murder,... More »

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Scholars believe Shakespeare wrote "Macbeth" to entertain and win the approval of King James I. Shakespeare's troupe, originally "The Lord Chamberlain's Men," changed its name to "The King's Men" to honor the new Scottis... More »

"Star Wars Episode 7" is about the entwined fates of a prince, a scavenger, a soldier and a pilot as each character makes a journey to find the most powerful warrior in the galaxy. The plot occurs approximately 30 years ... More »

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In William Shakespeare's "Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark," the title character suffers from a number of character flaws, but the most prominent one in the play is procrastination. By delaying his vengeance on his u... More »