Shakespeare Focus: Macbeth

Gill Shakespeare Focus: Macbeth – a new and beautifully illustrated edition of the play – expertly assists students in understanding Shakespeare’s great drama and thoroughly prepares them for the Leaving Certificate exam.

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 defi ned, 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 eff ectively
  • 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

Teacher’s Resources

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ISBN

9780717173266

Publication Date

March 2017

Language(s)

English

Format

Paperback, 312 pages

Country of Origin

IRELAND

Publisher

Gill Education

Dimensions

296 x 210 mm

Author(s)

By Martin Kieran By Frances Rocks

Availability Status

Temporarily unavailable

ISBN

9780717173372

Publication Date

March 2017

Language(s)

English

Format

Two-year licence

Country of Origin

Ireland

Publisher

Gill Education

Author(s)

By Martin Kieran and Frances Rocks

Martin Kieran and Frances Rocks are experienced teachers and examiners who have written several Leaving Certifi cate English textbooks. Martin has worked for many years as Chief Advising Examiner for Leaving Certifi cate Higher Level English. Frances delivers in-service workshops for second-level teachers of English throughout the country.

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