Macbeth Cumulative Assessment Review

Who kills Macbeth? Macduff
Who is framed for Duncan’s murder? The chamberlains
Who kills Duncan? Macbeth
Who is the goddess of witchcraft? Hecate
Who kills the Young Siward? Macbeth
What is the name of Macbeth’s castle? Dunsinane
Who kills Banquo? Murderers hired by Macbeth
Who realizes first that Duncan was murdered? Macduff
What vision appears to Macbeth before murdering Duncan? A floating dagger pointed to his chamber
Who are the Scots at war with at the start of the play? The Norwegians
Who is responsible for Donalbain’s death? No one – he flees to Ireland after his father’s death
In the play, where are the Scottish kings crowned? Scone
Who kills Lady Macbeth? Herself
What is Macbeth’s official title at the end of Act I? Thane of Cawdor
Who delivers the news to Macduff that his family has been murdered? Ross
When Macbeth returns to the witches, what apparition does he see? A procession of kings
Why did Donalbain and Malcom flee? In fear because of their father’s murder
What is the reason that Macbeth has for not murdering Duncan? Duncan is his guest
How does Macbeth persuade the murderers to kill Banquo? Macbeth questions their manliness
How does Lady Macbeth explain Macbeth’s actions at the coronation banquet? He is suffering from an illness
What is the definition of “tragedy”? a play dealing with tragic events and having an unhappy ending, especially one concerning the downfall of the main character
What is the definition of “soliloquy”? an act of speaking one’s thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers, especially by a character in a play
What is the definition of “blank verse”? verse without rhyme, especially that which uses iambic pentameter
What is the definition of “prose”? written or spoken language in its ordinary form, without metrical structure
What is the definition of “conflict”? an incompatibility between two or more opinions, principles, or interests
What is the definition of “internal conflict”? the struggle occurring within a character’s mind. Things such as things the character vies for, but can’t quite reach
What is the definition of “external conflict”? struggle between a person and an outside force
What is the definition of “climax”? the most intense, exciting, or important point of something; a culmination or apex
What is the definition of “tragic flaw”? a fatal flaw leading to the downfall of a tragic hero or heroine
What is the definition of “dramatic irony”? a literary technique, originally used in Greek tragedy, by which the full significance of a character’s words or actions are clear to the audience or reader although unknown to the character
What is the definition of “imagery”? visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work

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