The World of Shakespeare
Macbeth Handout and Questions
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Imagine that you are Shakespeare being interviewed for Ye Old Nonnewaug Paper and answer the following questions. Use a Early Modern English style language to answer the questions. (See our exemplar below). You will be graded for your work using the project rubric.
Extra Credit (5 pts): Write two of your own questions/answers for the Reporter & Shakespeare.
Reporter: What is the name of your theatre company and why was the name changed in 1603?
Shakespeare: ‘Tis a fancy tale. ‘Twas of a different name for many ages, Lord Chamberlain’s men, ‘twas what we called it. But nigh the year King James came to power, the name ‘twas changed to The King’s Men.
Macbeth - Background and Analysis
Sources for Macbeth
The Historical Context of Macbeth
Duncan and Macbeth
Historical Context of Macbeth Powerpoint
To help you write your interview using Elizabethean Language Terms.