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Macbeth Background Research: 6) Physical and Mental Illness


Your presentation should be an overview of medicine/mental health during the Renaissance.  Topics to cover are regarding guilt, hallucinations, madness, OCD, anxiety disorders and institutions/asylums.   

Questions to guide your research and presentation. 

E-book Articles

No anesthesia!

HOME AMPUTATION, 1592. Fine Art. Britannica ImageQuest, Encyclopædia Britannica, 25 May 2016. Accessed 23 Jan 2017.

World History in Context Articles

Website Resources

MLA citation:

Best, Michael. Title of Article. Internet Shakespeare Editions, 4 Jan. 2011. URL of article, date of access.