ProjectsEnglish Lit. / Comp.VidrineChoose one of the following projects. This project will count as a Major grade.Due ____________________Writing
Keep a journal or diary for one of the major characters: Macbeth, Lady Macbeth,Macduff
, Malcolm. Write four entries for the character in the character’s voice
(you become the character). Each entry should be ¾ to one page handwritten(with variations for handwriting) or ½ page typed. The entries should be inresponse to an act in the play. For example, if you were Lady Macbeth howmight you be feeling after Act I and your struggle to convince Macbeth to kill theking.
Don’t just tell what happened. Make some critical judgments about what
why things happened. Be sure that you write in the voice of thecharacter, use I, and incorporate specific details and brief quotes into your entries.Rubric:
maintains the character’s voice
1 2 3 4 5responds to the entire act as itrelates to the character
makes judgments 1 2 3 4 5 x 2
incorporates specific details 1 2 3 4 5 x 2uses brief quotes woven into text_______ X 4 = ______
Choose 10 quotes for quote analysis. Include: the speaker, towhom the character is speaking, the situation and its significance to plotdevelopment, and interpretation, including any literary devices.Example:If you can look into the seeds of time,And say which grains will grow and which will not,Speak then to me, who neither beg nor fearYour favors or your hate. (1.3.58-61)1.
To the witches3.
The witches have just given Macbeth the good news that he will be king.4.
Banquo expresses a curiosity about his own future (the metaphor of “the seedsof time”) but, unlike Macbeth, shows neither fear nor great desire to re
special concessions from the witches. Banquo’s words help to distinguish him
as a foil character to Macbeth as the play goes on.Rubric:
correctly identifies all parts 1 2 3 4 5
situation includes significance to plot 1 2 3 4 5
interpretation shows criticalunderstanding of the quote / literarydevice 1 2 3 4 5 X 3