Macbeth test study guide

Where is the palace? Duncanain
Who does king duncan want his era Malcolm
Foreshadowing example? Witches said be where of Macduff
The images in Macbeth AnimalsBloodClothing Darkness Supernatural
Who are they with war with? Norway
Example of Paradox? Foul is fair…said by the witches
Hamartia The flaw that cause the down fall of the hero
Peripety Reversal of fortune that the hero experiences
Catharsis The “purging” of the audience
Hubris Extreme pride
Surrealism Creative potential of the Unconscious mind
Anagnorisis Hero makes a critical discovery about himself and his flaw
Nemesis Fate by the hero that cannot be reversed
Soliloquy True thoughts spoken aloud when he is along
Aside Speaks directly toward the audience-usually telling a secret
Parodox Appears condradictory, but bears a deeper truth
Verbal Scenery Actors describe setting for audience
Where did Shakesphere get his idea for the play? Based off of the real Duncan and Macbeth.
How did he change historical facts? The historic Duncan was wise-he was weak and arrogant. The two wars are combined into one.
Where does the play take place? Scotland
Three prophesis to Macbeth 1.)Thane of Cowdor 2.)Thane of Glamis3.)King
Three prophesis to Banquo 1.)Lesser than Macbeth but greater2.)Happier than Macbeth 3.) sons will be king
Three apparitions & what they mean 1.)Armed head-Macduff is coming back for Macbeth2.)Bloody child-no man born of a woman can harm him3.)Child wearing a crown & holding a tree-dunclinane hill shall come against him
Who is the trador in Macbeth? Thane of Cowdor
“But screw your courage to the sticking place and we will not fail.” Lady Macbeth challenges Macbeth to commit to the plan to murder King Duncan.
“Nought’s had, all’s spent,Where our desire is got without content.” Lady Macbeth finds that getting what you want doesn’t bring peace
“My way of life is fall’n into the sear, the yellow leaf.” Macbeth’s despair about hearing the 10k troops are coming for him
“As sparrows eagles, or the hare the lion.” The soldier is speaking of Macbeth and Banquo
“When the battles lost and won.” Witches are foreshadowing the future events
“Why do you dress me in borrowed robes?” That Macbeth has a false title because he is already king
“False face must hide what the false heart doth know.” Macbeth cannot let out to the world of his future killing
“Two truths are told as happy prologues to the swelling act of the imperial theme.” Macbeths lust for power is now taking over
“Nothing is but what is not.” Macbeth is agreeing with the witches prophesies
“Nothing in his life became him like the leaving it.” He didn’t do anything in his life as well as the way the died
“He was a gentleman on whom I built an absolute trust.” Duncan is about to make the same mistake about the next Thane of Cawdor
“look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under it.” Lady Mcb is telling Mcb to stop being a coward and kill Duncan already
“I have no spur To prick the sides of my intent, but only Vaulting ambition.” Macbeth knows there is no reason to kill Duncan because he is good at being king, but he wants to be king
“Theres dagger in mens smiles.” That donalibin and his brother think they might die too
“Never shake thy gory locks at me.” When Macbeth is telling the ghost to not shake his hair at him because he thinks there is still blood on it
“By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” That the witch can tell something wrong is going to happen
“All the perfumes of Arabia will not sweaten this little hand.” Lady Mcb is saying that the blood on her hands will be there forever
“Now does he feel this title having loose about him like a giant’s robe upon a dwarfish thief.” Angus talking about the kings job

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