macbeth ACT 1

what two themes are presented in Act 1 disruption of nature nothing is as it seems (antithesis)
who was a traitor that was sentenced to death? Thane of Cawdor
what is the witches antithesis Fair is foul, and foul is fair.
where does the thane of ross come from Fife
What does King of Norway want and what does he need to do to get it a burial of his men $10000
what 3 things do the witches tell Banquo lesser than Macbeth, but greaternot as happy as Macbeth, but happierhe will not be a king but his descendants will be
what is Macbeth’s father’s name Sinel (old Thane of Glamis)
what do ross and angus tell macbeth and banquo the king wants to see them
what does the 3rd statement from the witches to macbeth make him think about doing? murdering the king of Duncan, since the first two prophecies are now true, he wants the third one to be true (shows fate and free will)
what did the thane of cawdor do as he died he said that Cawdor openly confessed his treasons, begged your highness’s forgiveness, and repented deeply.
what metaphor does Duncan use when speaking about rewarding Macbeth? planting seeds
who is Duncan’s eldest son and what does Duncan give him Malcom, his kingdom after he dies (prince of cumberland)this makes macbeth want to murder malcom
after reading Macbeth’s letter, what does lady Macbeth accuse him of? having too much kindness to actually strike at first chance to be king.
what does lady macbeth tell the witches to do make her more like a man, take away her feminine aspects and fill her with cruelty so she can kill Duncan
what does macbeth say committing murder does? By committing violent crimes we only teach other people to commit violence, and the violence of our students will come back to plague us teachers.
what is lady macbeth’s plan to murder duncan get his two servants so drunk that they pass out and then blame it on them
when was macbeth written 1606 (king james’ reign)
who is banquo ancestor of james
who is the civil war against mcdonalwald v duncan
what is the time period 11th century
where does the word weird come from old english term wryd meaning fate
what are the 3 fates of mythology spinner, measurer, cutter
where is macbeth’s castle inverness
when was shakespeare born april 23, 1564
who was he married to anne hathaway
what theater did they practice at globe theater
when did shakespeare die april 23 1660
how did macbeth kill macdonawald split him from naval to jaw and stuck his head on a pike
O valiant cousin! Worthy gentleman! duncan
how did macbeth and banquo react to the norwegian king invading scotland The new challenge scared them about as much as sparrows frighten eagles, or rabbits frighten a lion. they fought the new enemy with twice as much force as before; they were like cannons loaded with double ammunition. Maybe they wanted to take a bath in their enemies’ blood, or make that battlefield as infamous as Golgotha, where Christ was crucified
what title does duncan give macbeth thane of cawdor
why was one of the witches mad and what did she do? A sailor’s wife had chestnuts in her lap and munched away at them. “Give me one,” I said. “Get away from me, witch!” the fat woman cried. Her husband has sailed off to Aleppo as master of a ship called the Tiger.sailor cant come home or sleep
You should be women,And yet your beards forbid me to interpretThat you are so. banquo
what is macbeth originally the thane of glamis
Are ye fantastical, or that indeedWhich outwardly ye show? My noble partnerYou greet with present grace and great predictionOf noble having and of royal hope,That he seems rapt withal. To me you speak not.If you can look into the seeds of timeAnd say which grain will grow and which will not,Speak, then, to me, who neither beg nor fearYour favors nor your hate. banquo
what are banquo’s three prophecies Lesser than Macbeth and greater.Not so happy, yet much happier.Thou shalt get kings, though thou be none.So all hail, Macbeth and Banquo
And, for an earnest of a greater honor,He bade me, from him, call thee thane of Cawdor:In which addition, hail, most worthy thane,For it is thine. ross
who serves as the king’s “messenger” ross
But ’tis strange.And oftentimes, to win us to our harm,The instruments of darkness tell us truths,Win us with honest trifles, to betray ‘sIn deepest consequence. banquo
what is macbeth considering when he says If good, why do I yield to that suggestionWhose horrid image doth unfix my hairAnd make my seated heart knock at my ribs,Against the use of nature? Present fearsAre less than horrible imaginings. murdering duncan to become king
what theme is If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown meWithout my stir. macbeththeme of fate of man
The service and the loyalty I oweIn doing it pays itself. Your highness’ partIs to receive our duties, and our dutiesAre to your throne and state children and servants,Which do but what they should, by doing everythingSafe toward your love and honor. mb
Noble Banquo,That hast no less deserved, nor must be knownNo less to have done so, let me infold theeAnd hold thee to my heart. duncan
how does the reader know that duncan is more personal towards banquo gives him a hug
Stars, hide your fires;Let not light see my black and deep desires.The eye wink at the hand, yet let that beWhich the eye fears, when it is done, to see. mb
why did mb write a letter to lmb I thought I should tell you this news, my dearest partner in greatness, so that you could rejoice along with me about the greatness that is promised to us
what does lmb think mb lacks to become king meanness
Yet do I fear thy nature;It is too full o’ th’ milk of human kindnessTo catch the nearest way: thou wouldst be great,Art not without ambition, but withoutThe illness should attend it. What thou wouldst highly,That wouldst thou holily; wouldst not play false,And yet wouldst wrongly win. lmb
Hie thee hither,That I may pour my spirits in thine earAnd chastise with the valor of my tongueAll that impedes thee from the golden round,Which fate and metaphysical aid doth seemTo have thee crowned withal. lmb
Come, you spiritsThat tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here,And fill me from the crown to the toe top-fullOf direst cruelty. Make thick my blood.Stop up the access and passage to remorse,That no compunctious visitings of natureShake my fell purpose, nor keep peace betweenThe effect and it! Come to my woman’s breasts,And take my milk for gall, you murd’ring ministers,Wherever in your sightless substancesYou wait on nature’s mischief lmb
To beguile the time,Look like the time. Bear welcome in your eye,Your hand, your tongue. Look like th’ innocent flower,But be the serpent under ‘t. lmb
what does macbeth say about the murder of duncan and consequences if the murder didnt have consequences then it would already be done
But in these casesWe still have judgment here, that we but teachBloody instructions, which, being taught, returnTo plague th’ inventor mb
in what two ways does the king trust macbeth 1. his kinsman and his subject, so I should always try to protect him. 2. I am his host, so I should be closing the door in his murderer’s face, not trying to murder him myself
Besides, this DuncanHath borne his faculties so meek, hath beenSo clear in his great office, that his virtuesWill plead like angels, trumpet-tongued, againstThe deep damnation of his taking-off; mb
I have no spurTo prick the sides of my intent, but onlyVaulting ambition, which o’erleaps itselfAnd falls on th’ other. mb
Was the hope drunkWherein you dressed yourself? Hath it slept since?And wakes it now, to look so green and paleAt what it did so freely? lmb
Bring forth men-children only,For thy undaunted mettle should composeNothing but males mb
what does duncan give lmb diamond
The bell invites me.Hear it not, Duncan, for it is a knellThat summons thee to heaven or to hell mb

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