Macbeth Act 1

what is the main theme of Act 1 of the tragedy of Macbeth Betrayal
why are the witches Important? they foreshadow events
Why is king Duncan so grateful to Macbeth? Macbeth saved King Duncan’s kingdom from rebels and the Norwegian king.
What is Macbeth’s character flaw? He is ambitious
What do you know about King Duncan? He values bravery and loyalty
What do Macbeth think about killing king Duncan? he is not suree if it is the right thing to do
which of the following is an example of a stage direction? [Enter Macbeth’s wife, alone, with a letter]
Elizabeth writers modeled their tragedies on plays from where? Ancient Greece and rome
where does king Duncan come to spend the night? Macbeth’s Castle
why does lady Macbeth think Macbeth has little chance of becoming king? Macbeth is not ruthless enough
which of the following quotes from the Tragedy of Macbeth contains a linking verb? “what bloody man is that?”
which of the following sentences contains an action verb? “Banquo called out to them.”
The soldiers who sold secrets to the enemy army was imprisoned for… Treason
what do stage directions give the reader? information about what is taking place on the stage
Throughout Act 1 of the tragedy of Macbeth, Macbeth’s plans and actions seeme to be motivated most of all by his wife’s encouragement
In the Tragedy of Macbeth, in what way is lady macbeth stronger than her husband she stands firm when Macbeth begins to waver in his deadly purpose.
Which literary device is portrayed excellently when the witches hail Macbeth as the Thane of Cawdor yet he has no knowledge of it? dramatic irony
Which of the following is NOT a reason Macbeth gives for not killing the king in his soliloquy? Duncan has young sons that he needs to be a father to
How does lady Macbeth convince Macbeth to agree to her plan? She mocks his manhood and call him a coward
when Macbeth declares, “If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me without my stir,” he is contemplating leaving the crown up to Fate
“Fair is foul and foul is fair” Witches
“there is no art to find the mind’s construction in the face” King Duncan
“Make thick my blood, stop up th’access and passage to remorse.” Lady Macbeth
“stars, hide your fires. Let not light see my black and deep desires.” Macbeth
“To win us to our harm, The instruments of darkness tell us truths, Win us with honest trifles, to betray’s deepest consequence Banquo

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