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Year 13 Revision: The Exam: Section A Questions:

The violence in Macbeth is so excessive that it ceases to have any effect on the audience. To what extent do you think the violence in the play is excessive? What do you think is the significance of the witches in Macbeth? How far do you agree that Lady Macbeth is presented as a fiend-like queen? How do you respond to the view that the supernatural elements in Macbeth represent Macbeths own internal struggles? Some say hes mad; others, that lesser hate him, Do call it valiant fury. (Act 5, Scene 2) Consider Macbeth as a gothic protagonist in the light of this comment