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Shakespeare's Life and Times: Superstitions...

This guide is useful for high school students studying the life and times of William Shakespeare. Teachers may also use this guide to conduct a WebQuest or smaller research assignments before studying one of Shakespeare's plays.

Introduction

In this section, you will learn about how Shakespeare was influenced by the superstitions of his time period. We obviously see witches in Macbeth. How many of these superstitious beliefs do we even see in our world today?

Websites

Shakespeare and Superstitions

Witchcraft Pamphlet - Click on website to learn more