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Engl 221: Macbeth

MacBeth William Shakespeare the Renaissance a period in Europe, from the 14th to the 17th century, considered the bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history. scholars and thinkers of the day, however, it was primarily a time of the…

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Macbeth Literary Terms (Lovera)

tragedy (Aristotle’s definition) A tragedy is the imitation of an action that is serious and also, as having magnitude, complete in itself; in appropriate and pleasurable language;… in a dramatic rather than narrative form; with incidents arousing pity and fear,…

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Macbeth Notes Act IV (4)

What did the things that the three witches threw into the cauldron have to do with? What was one of them? What does that thing represent? The things they threw in the cauldron are the prejudices that existed during that…

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Macbeth test

Macbeth “Life is a tale told by an idiot full of sound and fury signifying nothing” Lady Macbeth “Out damned spot! Out I say!” Macduff “Tyrant show thy face” Banquo Will never be king but will be father of kings…

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AP: Macbeth Act IV

One irony in the witches’ statement lies in their own wickedness. … The major irony, which is a dramatic irony known to the Witches and to us but not to Macbeth, in this line is that immediately after the second…

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Macbeth English test review

this noble passion, child of integrity, hath from my soul wiped the black scruples malcom what hands are here? Ha! they pluck out mine eyes. Will all great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood clean from my hands> NO, this my…

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Macbeth Bingo

Who said, “”A little water clears us of this deed. / How easy is it then”? Lady Macbeth Macbeth is alone and contemplating whether he should kill the king or not, he makes a long speech revealing this. This speech…

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Macbeth Act 4&5

“Beware Macduff/ Beware the Thane of Fife.” Speaker: Armed HeadSituation: When Macbeth consults the witches Meaning: Ominous warning that Macduff could harm Macbeth. Notice how predictions are fulfilled throughout the play. “Be bloody, bold, and resolute! Laugh to scorn/ The…

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Shea Per 1 Macbeth

Duncan the king of Scotland who Macbeth murders in order to become king himself Malcolm one of Duncan’s sons who is thought to have murdered Duncan, flees to England Donalbain one of Duncan’s sons who is thought to have murdered…

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