DAY TWO: MACBETH: THE VIRGIN BIRTH
The ‘Virgin Birth’ is seminal to the orthodox story of Christ. But why would Shakespeare take such pains to satirise it so often? Maybe because, unlike the Bard, the orthodoxy misunderstands the mystical necessity of this miracle.
Christmas allusion? Gets my vote. Let me know what you think.
SHAKESPEARE’S SECRET COMPASS:
A FREE MASTERCLASS IN USING THE BARDPOWER IN 12TH NIGHT
If music be the food of love, play on.