Macbeth act 1-3 & soliloquy + aside

Soliloquy A long speech expressing the thoughts of a character alone on stage
Aside a line spoken by an actor to the audience but not intended for others on the stage
Mood Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
Tone The writer’s (speaker) attitude
What is the mood in Act 1 scene 1? Mysterious, foreshadowing, makes it odd to draw attention
Who are King Duncan’s sons? Malcolm and Donalbain
After Act 1 scene 2; Macbeth is now the ___________ and ______________ Thane of Glamis; Thane of Candor
Pun Play on words when a word has a double meaning
What are the 3 main points in act 2? 1. Dramatic Technique – comic relief2. Strange mood (atmosphere) of the play3. Plot point escape plan for King Duncan’s children
What is comic relief? In which a play write increases the tension by inserting comedic elements right after the dramatic peak
What is an example of comic relief? -the “knocking” is comic relief-Shakespeare is trying to make a joke (A scary movie jump but turns out to be funny)-the porter doesn’t speak in blank verse bc he is not of high status
What is an example of the strange mood in Act 2 – its dark out when its day-an owl ate and attacked a falcon-the horses want to have war w/ man kind + eat each other
What is the plot point escape for Duncan’s sons? They both realize that they might be next to get killed so…Malcolm goes to EnglandDonalbain goes to Ireland

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