Macbeth Act 5

Main message exhibited by Lady Macbeth’s sleepwalking scene a guilty conscience is not easily mended
In Scene iii, what does Macbeth’s behavior toward the servant who comes to deliver amessage ultimately show about Macbeth’s character? he has grown brutal
When Macbeth reveals in Scene v that he has grown impervious to fear and horror, heis underscoring the play’s theme of the destructiveness of blind ambition
At what point does Macbeth first begin to realize that he has been tricked by the prophecies? when he learns that Birnam Wood is moving toward the castle
In Act V, in what way does Macbeth revert to his former self? he fights with courage and skill
Why does Shakespeare have Macbeth display certain admirable traits at the end of the play? to reinforce the idea that Macbeth is a victim of his tragic flaw
In Act V, which of the following represents the resolution of the plot? Macduff kills Macbeth
When the doctor watches Lady Macbeth sleepwalking, he is completely baffled
You can infer that the doctors in Shakespeare’s time knew very little about psychology, mind-body connection, and emotional distress
When the doctor tells the waiting-gentlewoman to take from Lady Macbeth “the meansof all annoyance,” it is because he fears that Lady Macbeth might try to kill herself
When Macbeth says “Out, out, brief candle!” the word candle refers to life
In Act V, Scene i, you can tell that the waiting-gentlewoman is loyal to Lady Macbeth
Lady Macbeth kills herself because she cannot bear her guilt
At the end of the play, how does Macbeth’s courage in battle affect the reader? It brings the reader full circle by once again pointing up an aspect of his noblenature.
The trees of Birnam Wood moving toward Dunsinane are ______ of Macbeth’sdownfall. harbingers
Which of the following sentences includes an adverb clause? The witches’ prophecies, which they made in Act I, came true.
Lady Macbeth’s guilt causes her a great ______ of spirit. perturbation
The witches dance wildly around their caldron in a ______ frenzy. clamorous

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