Study Guide

Macbeth Allusions

By William Shakespeare

Allusions

Literature, Philosophy, and Mythology

Historical References

  • A farmer: well-known alias for Father Garnet of the Gunpowder Plot (2.4.4)
  • The equivocator: central in the Gunpowder Plot against King James I (2.3.8)
  • Mark Antony and Caesar (3.1.62)