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Western classical music in advertisements

Those who know me know that I am fond of Indian classical music, it’s a music that I work on, walk to or just play it when mood strikes. 452 more words


Today's Art History Love: "Lady Macbeth Seizing the Daggers"

Today’s Art History love: “Lady Macbeth Seizing the Daggers” by Henry Fuseli, painted in 1812.

According to the Tate’s website, this piece is “is probably a sketch for an intended larger work”, but I love this sketch’s rough intimacy, darkness, and terror as is. 264 more words


The Driving Force

Shakespeare’s Macbeth is driven by the ambition of Lady Macbeth and Macbeth. In the beginning of the play, it is Lady Macbeth’s ambition that makes Macbeth carry out the devious plan of murdering King Duncan; that is until she feels guilty about her actions. 628 more words

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Soliloquy from MacBeth, altered

Vive l’μηδέν

The reactionary himself is hoarse
That cronies the fatal environmentalist of Duncan
Under my battlements. Come, you splices
That tend on mosque throats, unsex me here, 104 more words


The Secrets of a 113-Year-Old Book

A few weeks ago, I received a copy of Macbeth I’d ordered, printed around 1905. Its gilt title still shines in the light, and the ghost of one remains on the spine. 599 more words


Macbeth 5

What are your reactions to the idea expressed by Macbeth that life “is a tale / Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, / Signifying nothing” (Scene 5, lines 26-28)?  Explain your response.

William Shakespeare