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by William Shakespeare

‘Macbeth’ is one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. It is packed with drama, witchcraft and violence and has entertained millions of audiences for over four hundred years. Its universal appeal is obvious but tackling such a wide-ranging play in a short exam is a real challenge.

We have chosen key quotations that will help you revise efficiently and effectively. Each quotation is analysed for ideas, language and context.

Use the links below to revise key quotes about Macbeth, Lady Macbeth and the theme of The Supernatural, and to read a full exam question and answer on the theme of Fate & Free Will.

You can also use the timeline to refresh your memory on the sequence of events and for teachers, we’ve made a powerpoint available that focuses on key quotations.



Lady Macbeth

The Supernatural

Exam Q&A

Power Point

The paperback Lightbulb Revision guide to ‘Macbeth’ covers all characters and themes with grade 9 exam answers and helpful mind maps.

All characters and themes, plus mind maps, grade 9 exam answers and more only £9.99 in paperback.