There are as many different, valid ways of reading a book as there are books in the world.
When you read a work of literature in an English class, however, you’re being asked to read in a special way: you’re being asked to perform literary analysis.
Hamlet being produced in the Renaissance period was made out of the tragic moments that incurred in the period in History.
Shakespeare had been known to create a tragic kind of plays.
Her admission of guilt is an example that she herself knows she did wrong, although she never admits this on stage before her suicide.
The issue with Macbeth is once he kills Duncan he would find it impossible to return to what he was before.
Shakespeare wanted to appease his audience, therefore he invented the witches as the main driving force of villainy.
Macbeth was the hero of Scotland at the beginning of the story.
A literary essay isn’t a book review: you’re not being asked whether or not you liked a book or whether you’d recommend it to another reader.
A literary essay also isn’t like the kind of book report you wrote when you were younger, where your teacher wanted you to summarize the book’s action.