Macbeth Test!!!!!

Agnes Simpson Woman accused of plotting against James I
Banquo, three witches, Scottish setting Three elements that make Macbeth a tribute to James
Tragedy A literary work in which the protagonist meets and unhappy or disastrous end
Tragic hero Person of high rank and personal quality who because of a fatal weakness of tragic flaw, becomes involved in a series of events that leads to his eventual downfall and disaster
Tragic Flaw Definite predisposition (inclination/susceptibility) toward one particular interest or object which the tragic hero is incapable of resisting and ultimately leads to his downfall
Superior main characterSerious actionCatastrophic and fitting endingEnding is result of main characters flawPresentation is dramatic Elements of a classical tragedy
Allusion a reference to a person, place, event, in a literary work that the writer expects the reader to recognize and respond to
Figurative language language that is not intended to be interpreted in a literal sense
Simile a comparison made between two unlike things using “like” or “as”
Metaphor figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things not using “like” or “as”
Paradox a statement which at first appears contradictory, but which reveals truth upon closer inspection
Donalbain and Malcom Sons of Duncan
Forres Where is Duncan’s castle located?
Macdonawald Thane is Norway slain by Macbeth
Thane of Glamis, Thane of Cawdor, King Hereafter Three names the witches call Macbeth in the beginning of the play
Aside lines spoken by a character directly to the audience which are not supposed to be heard by the other characters onstage
Soliloquy an extended speech delivered by a character alone onstage in which he/she reveals his/her innermost thoughts
farmer, equivocator, tailor Three sinful people the porter imagines knocking
Pun two words that sounds alike and means something different (lie= tell the truth/lie down)
England Where does Malcom go after his father died?
Ireland Where does Donalbain go after his father died?
Scone Where do kings go to be crowned?
Colmekill Where is Duncan’s body buried?
Hecate leader of the witches
Armored head says beware Macduff; Bloody child says no person woman born will harm Macbeth; Child with tree in hand say Macbeth will not be defeated Great Birnam Wood moves up Dunsiname Hill; Eight kings and Banquo holding a mirrorSaying that Banquo’s descendents will be kings Four images conjured by the witches
Fate Wyrd means what?
England Only scene not in Scotland is one that occurs in…
Character foil a character whos traits are the opposite of those of another character who thus points out the strengths and weaknesses of each

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