Macbeth

What is the central theme of Act 1 of the tradegy of macbeth Betrayal
Based upon the information in Act 1 of the tradegy of macbeth, what can you infer about king duncan He places a high value on bravery and loyalty
What important role do the witches play in Act 1 of the tragedy of macbeth They foreshadow events
What do stage directions give the readers Information about what is taking place on the stage
Which would be true if you were watching a play at the globe theatre back in Shakespeare’s day The illusions of time and space would come from the words of the play
In Act 1 , why does lady macbeth think macbeth has a poor chance of achieving power He is not ruthless enough
What way is lady Macbeth stronger than her husband She stands firm when Macbeth begins to waver in his deadly purpose
What appears to be Macbeth’s character flaw Desire for power
Which of the following best describes Macbeth’s feelings about the possible assassination of king duncan Tortured ambivalence
Macbeth’s plans and actions seem to be motivated most all of by His wife’s encouragement
What is the central idea of Shakespeare’s The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II? A murderer must live with his conscince
In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, Scene ii, Lady Macbeth’s purpose in drugging the servants is so they will sleep through King Duncan’s murder
For which of the following reasons did Shakespeare probably choose to write The Tragedy ofMacbeth in blank verse to create an efect of natural speech
Which of the following characterizes the line from The Tragedy of Macbeth “This night’s greatbusiness into my dispatch” as blank verse? It has ten syllables with the stress falling on every second
Which of the following symbols in The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, Scene ii, signals that themurder has been accomplished? the owl’s scream and the crickets’ cries
In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, Macbeth declares he will “sleep no more” because he believes his conscience will never let him rest.
In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, what does Macbeth really mean when he indicates that theblood on his hands will redden all the seas It is a comment on his profound guilt
In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, when Lady Macbeth says “My hands are of your color, but Ishame / To wear a heart so white” she means that her hands are red with King Duncan’s blood, but, unlike her husband, she is not afraid.
Why do you suppose Shakespeare made Banquo the last person Macbeth sees before hemurders King Duncan in The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II? Banquo, who is loyal to the king, represents Macbeth’s last chance to do what is right and call of his murderous plan
In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, what reason does Lady Macbeth give for not killing KingDuncan herself She says the king looked like her father as he slept.
In The Tragedy of MacBeth, Act III, to persuade the two murderers to agree to kill Banquo,Macbeth tells them that Banquo has been the cause of all their misery
In The Tragedy of MacBeth, Act III, Scene ii, what is the connotation of the word scorpions in thisline? O, full of scorpions is my mind, dear wife horrors
Act III of The Tragedy of Macbeth serves mainly to expose Macbeth’s mounting trouble
what is the cause of Macbeth’s irrational behavior at thebanquet? his guilty conscience
When Macbeth says to Lady Macbeth in The Tragedy of MacBeth, Act III, Scene iv, “We are yetbut young in deed,” he means that they are new to the ways of crime
In The Tragedy of MacBeth, Act III, Macbeth’s guilt causing him to imagine he sees Banquo’sghost at the banquet is an example of internal conflict
how has Macbeth changed since the beginningof the play? He is now quick to use treachery to suit his ends
why does Macbeth send along a third murderer to join thefirst two in killing Banquo? Macbeth has become terribly suspicious and trusts no one; he sends the third murderer to make certain the job gets done
when Lady Macbeth claims “Nought’s had, all’s spent, / Where our desire is got without content . . .” she means that she and Macbeth have risked everything but have gained no happiness because they are living in fear.
Macbeth is glad that Banquo will not be returning tothe palace until nightfall because Macbeth wants Banquo killed under cover of darkness
When Act III of The Tragedy of MacBeth begins, Banquo says that he knows Macbeth killed Duncan
when Macbeth says “Upon my head they placed a fruitlesscrown / And put a barren scepter in my gripe . . .” he means he has no male heir.
In The Tragedy of Macbeth which of the following is an external conflict Macbeth wants Banquo dead, so he hires men to murder him.
In The Tragedy of MacBeth, why does Macbeth fear Banquo? Banquo is loyal to the true king
Unrhymed iambic pentameter is also called blank verse
major purpose of Act IV of The Tragedy of Macbeth is to foreshadow events related Macbeth’s downfall
In Act IV of The Tragedy of Macbeth when the witch says, “Something wicked this way comes,”you know that even the witches now consider Macbeth evil
After visiting the witches in Act IV of The Tragedy of Macbeth, why does Macbeth initially changehis mind and decide not to have Macduf kill He knows Macduf has led to England
Which of the following best describes how Shakespeare portrays Macduf’s son in Act IV of TheTragedy of Macbeth? questioning and courageous
Which of the following lines spoken by Malcolm in Act IV of The Tragedy of Macbeth bestconveys how he really feels about Scotlland “. . . It weeps, it bleeds, and each new day a gash / Is added to her wound
The end of Act IV of The Tragedy of Macbeth foreshadows an important conlict between Macbeth and Macduff
In Elizabethan theater, ____ was especially important because there were no elaborate specialefects, lighting, or set imagery
In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act IV, Macbeth visits the witches because he thinks that their evil doings can help him maintain power
What is imagery? language that writers use to re-create sensory experience
One of the images that runs throughout The Tragedy of Macbeth is that of blood

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