fiction classics play challenging dark reflective slow-paced

100 pages | first published 1606

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Macbeth is among the best-known of William Shakespeare's plays, and is his shortest tragedy, believed to have been written between 1603 and 1606. It is frequently performed at both amateur and professional levels, and has been adapted for opera, f...
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Moods

dark 92%
tense 53%
challenging 40%
mysterious 37%
reflective 23%
adventurous 21%
emotional 17%
sad 9%
funny 6%
informative 2%

Pace

medium 47%
fast 32%
slow 19%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 43% | Character: 41% | Plot: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 53% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 18%

Loveable characters?

No: 52% | It's complicated: 37% | Yes: 8% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | Yes: 7% | It's complicated: 5% | N/A: 5%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.79