Macbeth - In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Murder? Witchcraft? Ghost? It's all in Macbeth. But if you are like many people, you just don't get it! If you don't understand Shakespeare, then you are not alone.
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Plain and Simple English books, let you see both the original and the modern text (modern text is underneath in italics)--so you can enjoy Shakespeare, but have help if you get stuck on a passage.
If you don’t understand Shakespeare’s like I do this is perfect for you!
The layout and methodology of this translation is interesting. The execution, however, is pretty inept.
For instance, "penthouse lid" does not mean "roof of your house". This is a metaphor for "eyelid", meaning that the cursed captain, aboard his ship, will never sleep. This is an important foreshadowing of Macbeth's sleeplessness later on.
This preview contains many other blatant misinterpretations of the text.
Finally can understand!!!
Love that it has the original text with modern translation next to it. I can finally understand how genius his word play was.