Macbeth test

King Duncan decides to make Macbeth Thane of Cawdor because Macbeth fought heroically for him
When Macbeth receives his new title, Banquo reacts with concern
After reading the letter from her husband, Lady Macbeth calls upon the spirits to “Make thick my blood,/ Stop up th’ access and passage to remorse.” She is asking to be made insensitive to the cruelty she is planning
What country is the majority of Macbeth set in? Scotland
Near the end of Act 1, Macbeth expresses doubt about murdering the king because Macbeth is the king’s subject and host
Identify the speaker of the following line: ” had he not resembled my father as he slept, I had done’t.” Lady Macbeth
In the play’s first act, Duncan’s attitude toward Macbeth is best described as respectful and kind
The former Thane of Cawdor had been Traitor
Before Macbeth makes his first appearance, we learn about his bravery
Lady Macbeth’s remark that her husband is “too full o’ th’ milk of human kindness” indicates that she is ruthless
What is Macbeth’s tragic flaw? his lust for power
Duncan’s sons are Malcolm and Donalbain
The dagger that Macbeth sees in his Scene 1 solilquy is part of a hallucination
When Macbeth talks agitatedly about the murders, Lady Macbeth urges him to kill the witnesses
The scene where the porter answers the door is an example of comic relief
” And often times to win us to our harm, the instruments of darkness tell us truths; Win us with hones trifles, to betray’s in deepest consequence.” In this speech, Banquo warns Macbeth that the witches speak truthfully and bestow small favours in order to cause Macbeth’s downfall
As soon as the murder becomes known, Malcolm and Donalbain flee Scotland because they fear for their lives
” This castle has a pleasant seat; the air nimbly and sweetly recommends itself unto our senses.” In view of what happens later, this speech by King Duncan as he enters Macbeth’s castle is an example of dramatic irony
The natural disturbances that continue all night—including the screaming and murderous owl, chimneys being blown down, and Duncan’s horses turning wild—-symbolize the evil of Macbeth’s deed
In which way does Macbeth display a change in character? He does not consult with Lady Macbeth about the murder of Banquo
How does Lady Macbeth manipulate her husband into killing Duncan? “Are you really a man?”
How does Shakespeare make Duncan’s murder seem even more monstrous than it might have been? by portraying the king in sympathetic terms
In Scene 4, Macduff emphasizes his opposition to Macbeth by refusing to go to Scone to see Macbeth crowned
The “barren scepter” Macbeth refers to is a symbol implying that he will have no heirs to the throne
Upon being told that Fleance has escaped, Macbeth declares that “the worm that’s fled hath in time will venom breed. No teeth for the present.” Macbeth means that Fleance will eventually attempt vengeance
When Macbeth hears Fleance has escaped the murderers, he reacts with anxiety
When Macbeth begins talking to Banquo’s ghost, Lady Macbeth reacts by telling the others Macbeth has an illness
Which of the following phrases is the most vivid example of figurative language in Act 111? “O, full of scorpions is my mind, dear wife!”
Hecate intends to ensure Macbeth’s downfall by making him overconfident
Why does Macbeth want Banquo dead? The witches promised Banquo would father kings
During the banquet, Lady Macbeth tries to explain away her husband’s odd behavior
At the banquet, Macbeth’s tortured conscience causes him to challenge Banquo’s ghost
Macbeth’s decision to murder Macduff, despite the witches’ prophecy that “none born of woman shall harm Macbeth,” suggests that Macbeth is determined to destroy all rivals
When Ross joins Malcolm and Macduff in Scene 3 , he says to Macduff “Let not your ears despise my tongue forever,/ Which shall possess them with the heaviest sound/ That ever yet they heard.” He means please do not hate me because i bring bad news
In the extended banquet scene, Macbeth chastises Banquo for being absent. What makes that speech ironic? Banquo is present in the form of a ghost
When Macduff receives the news of his family. Malcolm urges him to rouse his anger
Who actually murders Lady Macduff and her children? Macbeth’s hired assassins
Which of the following is true about this quote: “….. Who could refrain, That had a heart to love, and in that heart, Courage to make love known?” Macbeth said it about Duncan
When in England, Malcolm tests the loyalty of Macduff
The “damned spot” to which Lady Macbeth refers is Duncan’s bloodstain
Macbeth tries to reassure himself that Malcolm and Macduff are not a threat to him because they are both “woman born”
Macbeth finally realizes that the witches and apparitions deceived him with ambiguous
Macduff declares that he must kill Macbeth because he must avenge his family members’ murders
Macbeth’s reaction to his wife’s death shows that he thinks like is a meaningless path to death
As Macbeth’s anxiety grows, he commands the doctor to cure Lady Macbeth
The play ends with the thanes acknowledging who as Scotland’s new and lawful king? Malcolm
The final act of Macbeth has become haunted by guilt
Identify the speaker of the following line: ” Had i as many sons as i have hairs i would not wish them to a fairer death.” Siward
Macbeth meet death with desperate courage
Malcolm’s soldiers disguise their approach to Dunsinane by carrying tree branches in front of them
It is fitting that Malcom gives the final speech of the play because he is now the king of scotland
What is dramatic irony? when the audience know something the characters don’t
What role/significance does King Edward have in the play? His the King of England Macduff and Malcolm go to him for help
” For none of woman born shall harm Macbeth” (witches) That no one born naturally of a women will hurt Macbeth
“Macbeth does murder sleep” (Macbeth) His going to destroy his sleep(guilt) and never be able to rest again.
Considering the prophecy, why is Macduff able to kill Macbeth? Cause he wasn’t born a natural birth he was born through C – section
“He that’s coming must be provided for.” (Lady Macbeth) We are gonna murder duncan and finish him
The 3 witches are often referred to as the ________ sisters? weird
How do Macbeth and Lady Macbeth resemble Adam and Eve? Eve convinced Adam to take a bite out of the apple like Lady Macbeth convinced Macbeth to kill Duncan and in the end the both fall.
Why is Macbeth so insistent that Banquo attend the banquet? Cause he wants him to get back to be able to kill him

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