Mr. McLin-Macbeth Act 1 – Vocabulary & Comprehension review

The Witches talk of a _______ taking place. battle
When the Witches chant “Fair is foul and foul is fair” they mean _____________ That good is bad, and bad is good. Things are reversed.
The Witches have the power to control ____________ wind
Banquo describes the witches as ___________ withered and wild
The Witches promise that Macbeth will become ___________ Thane of Cawdor & King
The Witches tell Banquo that he will be ______________ The father of Kings
The Witches vanish ___________ Into the air
The Thane of Ross and Angus arrive to tell Macbeth that he has been named __________ Thane of Cawdor
The current King is ________ Duncan
define hurly burly turmoil
define turmoil great commotion and confusion
define Graymalkin two demon helpers in the form of a cat and a toad
define broil battle
define sooth truth or reality
define double cracks a double load of ammunition
define ammunition the materials (such as bullets) that are fired from weapons.
define thane Scottish noble title
define deign to lower oneself before an inferior, allow
define noble a person of high rank by birth or title
define fantastical Imaginary, magic, supernatural
define whither to where
define corporal relating to real ; physical
define earnest partial payment
define aside speaking to yourself on stage, speaking where other actors can not hear
define home fully , completely
define stay wait
define insane root number of plants were believed to cause insanity
insanity the state of being seriously mentally ill
define addition a title
Who is the current king in the opening of Macbeth? Duncan
Name the three characters who held the following positions: Thane of Glamis, Thane of Cawdor and King. Macbeth, the traitor, and Duncan
define medieval relating to the Middle Ages
What type of thoughts did Macbeth have after the witches gave him the prophecies? to murder
What was the prophesy the witches gave Banquo to be the father of kings
What is the first of the witches opening spell? “We weird sisters, hand in hand”

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