English 12a unit 3: Macbeth

Lesson 1 History and heroes; witches and warriors. Quick check
Based on the book that king James I wrote himself, what subject was he fascinated by? Witchcraft
What was the real Duncan like? Cruel and aggressive
What brings about the downfall of the hero of a tragedy? A tragic flaw
Lesson 2 Act 1, scenes 1-11 quick check
Which of the following quotations is the best example of a paradox? “Lesser than Macbeth, and greater.”
Which of the following is an example of indirect characterization? Bellona’s bridegroom
If you are a valiant person, you are courageous
Lesson 3 Act I, scenes III-V discussion
Lesson 4 Act I, scenes VI-VII quick check
At the beginning of scene VII in Macbeth, Macbeth expresses doubt about murdering the king because Macbeth is king Duncan’s subject and host.
Macbeth first act includes all of the following except A cold blooded, premeditated murder.
In Macbeth, what is Macbeths tragic flaw? his lust for power
A play’s exposition refers to its background on plot and characters.
The soldier decided to test his mettle on the battlefield. Courage.
Lesson 5 Act II, scenes I-II quick check
In Macbeth, what time of day is it at the opening of Act 2? just after midnight
“Is this a dagger which I see before me?” Dagger
A literally device that provides hints about what is to happen later in the story is Foreshadowing
Choose the word that best matches the word in italics: the disdain the rivals had for each other was (palpable). Tangible

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