I noticed a couple of things as I tried to do the blog post I assigned to students on images of characters.
- It was very hard for me to think of anything to do besides going to Google Images and looking for “Macbeth,” or “Macbeth King” or the name of some other character.
- When I searched for images in this way, I inevitably found multiple images, but most of them were un-cited. So then a moral dilemma comes up: Do I post these images, which I don’t know how to cite, or do I ignore the rules and post them like everyone else has? There’s one thing for certain: I can’t draw.
It has been interesting, however, to look at the many different ways that the witches have been portrayed in different productions. The article that I found above (which was really just a link to a Wikipedia article, gives a wonderful history and tradition of the different ways that the witches have been portrayed. Here are some more examples that I found: