Context & Conversation: Macbeth

February 11, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Butler Hospital, Ray Conference Center, Providence, RI, 02906

A man's brave actions at war are praised, and he's given a prediction of righteous power ahead. Mesmerized by the prediction's promise, he rashly abandons the righteous path and seizes power violently, his actions repudiating everything he has lived to honor: family, duty, brotherhood, esteem. In destroying, he is destroyed. What mix of imagination, hubris, … Continue reading Context & Conversation: Macbeth