Macbeth Act 1 Review Questions

Where will the witches meet? Upon the health
Who will the witches meet? Macbeth
When will the witches meet? After the battle is done
Who is Duncan? King of Scotland
What does Duncan think of Macbeth ? He doesn’t like him. Calls him bloody man
Who is Malcolm ? Duncan’s son
What two counties are fighting ? Scotland and Norway
Why are Scotland and Norway fighting ? Norway wanted to take over Scotland
What country wins? How? Scotland They had bigger numbers of people and they killed everyone
Who is McDonwald? A rebel of Norway, left Scotland thinking he would win
What was McDonwald guilty of ? Rebelling against the king and Scotland , trader to his country
What is McDonwalds punishment ? Death
What is the thane of candor guilty of ? He tried to get people to rebel again the king
What is the thane of candor punishment ? Death
How does the T.O.C accept his punishment? An honorable death
Who is the bello as bridegroom ? Macbeth
why didnt Shakespeare just use the characters name ? It gives a description of Macbeth and lady Macbeth
Who is the new TOC? Macbeth
How does Macbeth become TOC? He killed the original TOC
How is Macbeth becoming TOC situational irony? TOC is a title of a trader or disloyalty
How do the wt he’s intend on torturing the sailer ? they will cause a storm and he won’t be able to sleep for 81 weeks- he kills himself
What is macbeth first line of the play? So foul and fault a day I have not seen
What surpassing news does Ross tell Macbeth? The king wants to call Macbeth the TOC
what does Macbeth think about during the speech ? He was thinking about murder but does not include who and what will be murdered
How does Duncan respond to Malcolm’s description of the death of TOC? His reply was even though he looks like a bad guy , he is good Perone on the inside
Who wrote the letter lady Macbeth was reading ? Macbeth, her husband
What does the letter Lady Macbeth tell her? It tells her that Macbeth is getting a higher position and talks about his meeting with the witches
Do Macbeth and lady Macbeth have a good marriage ? Yes
How do you know lady Macbeth thinks her husband is too nice to reach his goals? She thinks he is too nice and she said he would be too nice and not do things he should- page 79- 1-30
What is lady Macbeth praying for in her prayer? -She wants to be of cruelty-she wanted them to take her milk- wanted it to be dark so people can’t see what she is doing
What advice does lady Macbeth tell Macbeth? -look innocent and nice and to be opposite- learn how to act
How does lady Macbeth talk Macbeth into killing Duncan? She questioned his manhood , called him coward and scaredy cat, brought up how he can’t have kids.
What is lady macbeth a plan to kill Macbeth? They will kill Duncan and have the servants drunk, and killHim when he is asleep and blame it on the servants.
bane n. poison; torment; cause of harm
compunction n. a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
disburse v. To distribute something or pay out money, especially from a public or other fund.
equivocate v. to speak or act in a way that allows for more than one interpretation; to be deliberately vague or ambiguous
fie n. expression of disgust or disapproval
husbandry n. thrifty management of resources; livestock farming
incensed adj. very angry
intemperance n. Lack of moderation or restraint (usually related to food or drink)
laudable adj. worthy of high praise
mettle n. courage; strength of character
prate n. idle or foolish and irrelevant talkv. speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
rapt adj. giving total attention to; captivated
wanton (adj.) reckless; heartless, unjustifiable; loose in morals; (n.) a spoiled, pampered person; one with low morals

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