English 12 Macbeth Act 2 Selection Test

a murderer must live with his conscience What is the central idea of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Act 2?
suspenseful What atmosphere is created after Scene 1 of Act 2?
death What does the bell symbolize in Macbeth’s dagger scene?
so they will sleep through King Duncan’s murder Why does Lady Macbeth drug the servants?
the moonless night What helps the atmosphere the night of the murder?
the owl’s scream and the crickets’ cries What symbolizes the murder has been accomplished in Scene 2?
his conscience will never let him rest Why does Macbeth declare he will sleep no more?
it is a comment on his profound guilt What does Macbeth mean when he says the blood on his hands will redden all the seas?
break the grim time of unfolding events The purpose of the Porter’s speech in Act 2 is to what?
falcon What animal symbolizes King Duncan?
augment to make greater; enlarge
palpable capable of being touched or felt
stealthy sly; furtive
multitudinous existing in great number
equivocate tell falsehoods
anointed declared
predominance superiority
anoint the Porter refers to a liar who could not ______ to Heaven
Augment Banquo tells Macbeth he does not want to lose any of his honor “in seeking to _______ it”
multitudinous The _______ seems incarnadine
palpable In form as _______
predominance Is it the night’s _______, or the day’s shame?

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