Macbeth Review

Lady Macbeth “Come, you spirits that tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here”
Macbeth “Will all great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood clean from my hand? No, this my hand will rather the multitudinous seas incarnadine, making the green one red.”
Lady Macbeth “Out, damned spot; out, I say.”
Macbeth “Out, out, brief candle. Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage.”
Rising Action What part of the plot?: Macbeth and Banquo’s encounter with the witches initiates both conflicts; Lady Macbeth’s speeches goad Macbeth into murdering Duncan and seizing the crown.
Climax What part of the plot?: Macbeth’s murder of Duncan in Act 2 represents the point of no return, after which Macbeth is forced to continue butchering his subjects to avoid the consequences of his crime.
Falling Action What part of the plot?: Macbeth’s increasingly brutal murders (of Duncan’s servants, Banquo, Lady Macduff and her son); Macbeth’s second meeting with the witches; Macbeth’s final confrontation with Macduff and the opposing armies
Macduff Who kills Macbeth?
3 How many men reign as king of Scotland throughout the play?
Chamberlains Whom does Lady Macbeth frame for the murder of Duncan?
Murderers hired by Macbeth Who kills Banquo?
Macduff Who discovers Duncan’s body?
Banquo’s ghost Whom does Macbeth see sitting in his chair during the banquet?
floating dagger What vision does Macbeth have before he kills Duncan?
Norway With whom are the Scots at war at the beginning of the play?
England Which nation’s army invades Scotland at the end of the play?
Hecate Who is the goddess of witchcraft in the play?
No one Who kills Donalbain?
Sleepwalks What happens to Lady Macbeth before she dies?
Macbeth Who kills Lord Siward’s son?
Scone Where are Scottish kings crowned?
Born by C-Section Why is Macduff able to kill Macbeth despite the witches’ prophesy?
in Macbeth’s castle Where is Duncan killed?
Macduff Who flees Scotland to join Malcom in England?
Stormy and violent What was the weather like the night Duncan was murdered?
Herself Who kills Lady Macbeth?
Malcom and Donalbain Who flees Scotland immediately after Duncan’s death?
the porter Who jokes that he works at “hell gate”
Thane of Cawdor What title is Macbeth given after his victory described in Act 1?
Ross Who tells Macduff that his family has been killed?
Malcom’s army hides behind cut-off branches How does Birnam Wood come to Dunsinane?
Macbeth Scottish general ambitious enough to commit regicide to become king
Lady Macbeth Wife of Macbeth; ambitions; later remorseful
Banquo General, murdered by hired killers
Fleance Banquo’s son
Duncan King of Scotland
Malcom Eldest son of Duncan, Prince of Cumberland
Donalbain Youngest son of Duncan
Macduff General, dedicated to the good of Scotland
Ross Cousin to Macduff
Lennox Nobleman, loyal to Duncan
Seyton Lieutenant to Macbeth
Siward English Earl, supporter of Malcom
Young Siward Bravely faces Macbeth though he is killed in battle
Three Witches Predict Macbeth’s ambitions will soon come true; later predict his downfall
Duncan I was once a powerful leader whose country was once under attack and was foolish enough to give power to a soldier who became a murderer. Who am I?
Malcom My father was murdered and I went to England to get troops to claim back my throne. Who am I?
Dagger I was used to kill Duncan and the person that used me thought he saw one in front of him in the air when he was deciding whether or not to kill. What am I?
Thane of Cawdor I am dead and was executed for being a traitor to the king. Macbeth had my title and he became what I was. Who am I?
The Crown I am called the ‘Golden Round’ and many fight for me because many want me and the power that I represent. What am I?
Witch I have two sisters and we have the power to see into the future, to change the weather, and to disappear. Who am I?
Banquo I have a son and I am a Scottish nobleman. I fought side by side with my ‘friend’ who then got rid of me. I have been told that my son will be bing. Who am I?
Macduff I am loyal to my King and discovered his body. I went to England and all of my family were killed. I vowed to kill the man that did this and could do so because I was born by caesarean, not ‘naturally born.’ Who am I?
Birnam Wood I am a wood that was mentioned in a prophesy that convinced Macbeth that he would never be defeated. I did move in a way, I was used as camouflage for all the soldiers that were lead by Macduff and Malcom against Macbeth. What am I?
Lady Macbeth “Come, thick night, and pal thee in the dunnest smoke of hell.” Also, “Hell is murky.”
Lady Macbeth “My hands are of your color, but I shame to wear a heart so white.” Also, “The Thane of Fife had a wife. Where is she now?”
Lady Macbeth “A little water clears us of this deed. How easy is it, then!” Also, “What will these hands ne’er be clean?”
Lady Macbeth “I hear a knocking at the south entry. Retire we to our chamber.” Also, “To bed, to bed. There’s a knocking a the gate.”
Lady Macbeth “What’s done is done.” Also, “What’s done cannot be undone.”

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