Our dreadful marches to delightful measures.
Homework Day 2 Into the copywork section of your notebook, copy these lines from the beginning of Shakespeare’s Macbeth skipping every other line to leave space for scanning the meter. In this passage, Macbeth thinks about how meaningless his life of villainy has been, comparing life to reflections of reality such as a shadow or an actor.
Next, scan the meter. This is blank verse poetry, so most of the lines will contain 5 iambs.