This well-illustrated edition of Macbeth helps students understand Shakespeare’s magnum opus and prepares them well for the Leaving Certificate exam.

Macbeth – Leaving Certificate English

This well-illustrated edition of Macbeth provides students with an invaluable opportunity to gain an understanding of Shakespeare’s great drama and prepares them well for the Leaving Certificates examination.

Why Macbeth?

Focused scene-by-scene analysis:

  • Summary and in-depth Critical Analysis
  • Detailed study of Shakespeare’s Language
  • Key Quotes plus commentary
  • Exam-style questions and Sample Paragraphs with Examiner’s Comments

Essential study notes:

  • Characters – concise analysis
  • Central Themes and Issues
  • Dramatic Techniques (Imagery, Soliloquies, Dramatic Irony)
  • Macbeth as a Comparative Text – modes defined, detailed explanatory notes, exemplar paragraphs, using key quotes, essay plans and FAQs on successful answering
  • Exam Focus – purposeful use of key scenes, paragraphing succinctly, quoting effectively
  • Writing Top-Grade Essays – advice and prompts for responding to the question and planning the essay
  • Full Sample Essays – marked and graded with invaluable Examiner’s Comments
  • Sample Leaving Certificate exam questions relevant to the latest changes in the exam