Thursday, April 18, 2013

Life of Pi, MacBeth and a rat.

I found an AWESOME multiple choice cite for Life of Pi questions.

Just sayin.

I read Life of Pi over spring break at a beach house, where I could see the vast Pacific right before me. God, it was magical, considering the amount of imagery in that book to begin with.

Speaking of magical...

If I'm ever lucky enough to be a part of a production of "MacBeth" I'm going to audition for the part of Hecate. Why? Because she's a bad ass. A witchy other-worldy feminist bad ass.

"Have I not reason, beldams as you are,
Saucy and overbold? How did you dare
To trade and traffic with Macbeth
In riddles and affairs of death;
And I, the mistress of your charms,
The close contriver of all harms,
Was never called to bear my part
Or show the glory of our art?
And, which is worse, all you have done
Hath been but for a wayward son,
Spiteful and wrathful, who, as others do,
Loves for his own ends, not for you.
But make amends now: get you gone
And at the pit of Acheron
Meet me i' th' morning. Thither he
Will come to know his destiny.
Your vessels and your spells provide,
Your charms and everything beside.
I am for th' air. This night I'll spend
Unto a dismal and a fatal end.
Great business must be wrought ere noon.
Upon the corner of the moon
There hangs a vap'rous drop profound;
I'll catch it ere it come to ground:
And that, distilled by magic sleights,
Shall raise such artificial sprites
As by the strength of their illusion
Shall draw him on to his confusion.
He shall spurn fate, scorn death, and bear
His hopes 'bove wisdom, grace, and fear:
And you all know security
Is mortals' chiefest enemy."

Or maybe I'm just interpreting her that way. Regardless, thats a part I could sink my teeth into. 

Well, now my beloved rodent friend is getting into some trouble so I should nod off. Good night, bloggians.

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