|other quotations from the play that might be equally applicable and explain how they could be effective.|
|2.||Identify some of the themes Greider focuses on in his comparison of Macbeth and Nixon.|
|3.||An editorial cartoon accompanying Grieder's article depicts a series of men in suits standing in a line. They are failing over like a row of dominoes, with Nixon being the last to go. Discuss what statement you think the cartoonist is making about Watergate, and then draw your own cartoon either to accompany Grieder's comparison of Nixon and Macbeth or to illustrate the play itself. How will your drawing or drawings capture some of the themes in the play or in Watergate?|
|4.||Consider ways in which both Nixon and Macbeth were blind to circumstances of their own plotting, misinformation, and pride.|
Bernstein Carl, and Bob Woodward. All the President's Men. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1974.
Shannon William V., Stanley Tretick, and Barbara Tuchman. They Could Not Trust the King: Nixon, Watergate, and the American People. New York: Macmillan, 1974. Includes photographs and short descriptions of the key players in the Watergate scandal.
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Publication information: Book title: Understanding Macbeth:A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents. Contributors: Faith Nostbakken - Author. Publisher: Greenwood Press. Place of publication: Westport, CT. Publication year: 1997. Page number: 184.
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