Macbeth Review

What were the 3 prophecies given to Macbeth? 1.Thane of Glamis2. Thane of Cawdor3. To be King
What’s the setting? Scotland, England
Who kills Duncan and how do they kill him? Macbeth. He uses a dagger
What does the ringing of the bell signal in Act 2 Scene 1? For Macbeth to go and kill the King
What is Macbeth’s tragic flaw? Ambition
Why doesn’t Lady Macbeth kill Duncan? He reminds her of her Father
Whom does Duncan name as heir to the throne? His son, Malcolm
Who gives Macbeth the title Thane of Cawdor? Duncan
Who does not attend Macbeth’s banquet? Macduff
Who smears the grooms with blood? Lady Macbeth
How many times does Banquo’s ghost appear? 2 times
How many murderers were there? 3
What does the bloody child prophesy? Someone of woman cannot kill Macbeth
How does Malcolm describe himself to Macduff? As being more evil than Macbeth; he has no kingly virtues
Who was with Macbeth when he encounters the witches? Banquo
What mistake did Macbeth make and how is it corrected? Macbeth forgot to place the daggers near the guards.
What happens to Macduff’s family? Lady Macduff, his family and servants are killed
What do the 3 witches tell Macbeth? he will become Thane of Cawdor and king
Whose wife and children are murdered by Macbeth? Macduff
Who wants to be strong and less like a woman in Act I? Lady Macbeth
Who does Macbeth follow an imaginary dagger to this person’s bed chamber? Duncan
Thane of Glamis, Thane of Cawdor, and King of Scotland. What three titles does Macbeth eventually come to possess?
Lady Macbeth Who devises the plot to kill King Duncan?
Macbeth Who is the last character in the book to die?
Scotland in what country does the play Macbeth take place?
An mousing owl attacking a falcon and Duncan’s horses breaking out of their stalls and eating each other. What strange events do Ross and the Old Man discuss?
He reminded her of her father while he was sleeping. Why does Lady Macbeth not kill Duncan herself?
To serve as comic relief for the audience. What is the purpose of the Porter?
Macduff Who kills Macbeth?
Malcolm Who becomes king at the end of the play?
An armed head. What is the first apparition that Macbeth is shown when he goes to see the Witches in Act four?
Eight kings and Banquo’s ghost. What is the fourth and final apparition that is shown to Macbeth by the Three Witches?
Macbeth orders people to murder them. What happens to Macduff’s family?
Beware Macduff. What does the apparition of the armed head tell Macbeth?
Repeatedly rub her hands. What does Lady Macbeth do while she is sleep walking?
Lady Macbeth After Duncan’s murder, who places the bloody daggers on the sleeping guards in order to frame them?
Macbeth Who devises the plan to kill Banquo and Fleance?
Malcolm orders soldiers to cut branches from the trees to use as camouflage that will disguise their numbers. How does Birnam Wood move against Dunsinane Hill in Act five?
Who is the queen of the witches? Hecate
What is the name of the English king who offers Malcolm 10,000 soldiers to help with the fight to dethrone Macbeth? Edward
Who is the son of Banquo? Fleance
How does Birnam Wood come to Dunsinane? Malcolm’s army hides behind cut-off branches
When Macbeth states: “Will all great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood clean from my hand?” what literary device is being demonstrated? allusion
Where does Duncan live? Forres
Who kills Macbeth? Macduff
Who said, “Double, double, toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble”? the witches
Who jokes that he works at “hell gate” the porter
In a play, what is a character’s comment, that is heard by the audience but not by other characters on stage, called? aside
Who killed Lady Macbeth? Lady Macbeth
What vision does Macbeth have before he kills Duncan? He sees a floating dagger pointing him to Duncan’s chamber
Where are the Scottish kings crowned? Scone
How does Macbeth justify his killing of the king’s servants? He was angry with them for killing the king
Who flees to Ireland after his father is killed? Donalbain
Who does lady Macbeth frame for the murder of Duncan? Duncan’s drunken chamberlains
As she reads her husband’s letter, Lady Macbeth is ____________. determined to convince Macbeth to murder the king
In whose seat does the ghost of Banquo sit when he appears twice during Macbeth’s first formal occasion as the king? Macbeth
Who kills Donalbain? no one
What does the “crowned child” apparition hold? tree
What is Macbeth’s tragic flaw? ambition
What was the weather like the night Duncan was murdered? stormy and violent
Who is the Thane of Fife? Macduff
A dramatic device in which a character, alone on a stage, reveals his or her private thoughts and feelings as if speaking aloud is called? soliloquy
What does Lady Macbeth imagine is all over her hands? blood
What two characters are initially held responsible for the death of Duncan? Malcolm and Donalbain
Why is Macduff able to kill Macbeth despite the witches’ prophecy? He was born by cesarean section
What happens to Lady Macbeth before she dies? She is plagued by fits of sleepwalking
Macbeth becomes the Thane of Cawdor. What is his other title at the beginning of the play? Thane of Glamis
Why did Lady Macbeth say she could not kill Duncan herself? he looks like her father
Lady Macbeth persuades Macbeth to kill the king by telling him that _________________. Macbeth is not a man if he fears to commit the murder
man not born of woman Macduff
has more need for a priest than a doctor Lady Macbeth
Thane of Glamis and Thane of Cawdor Macbeth
to be father of kings though not a king Banquo
left alone with children and no protection Lady Macduff
Duncan’s son who flees to England Malcolm
Duncan’t son who flees to Ireland Donalbain
Lady Macbeth Who encourages Macbeth to kill Duncan?
coward Lady Macbeth accuses Macbeth of being a ___when he hesitates about murdering Duncan
Macbeth and Lady Macbeth Who is responsible for Duncan’s murder?
She takes her own life What happens to Lady Macbeth?
Macduff Who kills Macbeth?
comic relief The Porter in the play provides
Malcolm takes the throne Order is restored to Scotland when
Macdonwald traitor who led a failed rebellion

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