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Macbeth Flashcards Essay Examples

Drama: Act IV- Macbeth

brinded brindled, or having grey or black streaks against a tan or light-colored background. hedge-pig hedgehog Harpier an attendant spirit like Graymalkin and Paddock in Act I, Scene I Swelt’red . . . got venom sweated out while sleeping Fillet slice fenny from a swamp blind-worm’s legless lizard’s howlet’s owl’s Witch mummy mummified flesh of…

1.05 Macbeth Language and Themes Quiz

Which of the following is a theme from Macbeth? Loyalty is built on trust. Ambition unchecked can lead to corruption. The visible is more dangerous than the invisible. Deception is necessary for success Ambition unchecked can lead to corruption. Which theme from Macbeth do these lines support? This supernatural soliciting Cannot be ill, cannot be…

English Study

Banquo I came to the banquet as a ghost Macduff I was the man “not born of a women” Malcolm I tested Macduff’s loyalty to Scotland Duncan I was murdered for my throne Doctor I told Macbeth that I could not cure his wife’s sickness Lady Macbeth I prayed to the spirits of evil to…



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Macbeth- Study Guide Questions Act 2

What is Macbeth’s lie to Banquo about the witches’ prediction? He hasn’t thought about it What is the signal Lady Macbeth is to give Macbeth to let him know that she has taken care of the guards? Ringing a Bell What excuse does Lady Macbeth give for not killing Duncan herself? He looked to much…

Macbeth Vocabulary (act 1)

minion (n) a servant of a powerful person deign (v trans) to condescend to accept thither (adv) toward that place or point corporal (adj) of the body thane (n) a person who holds lands of the king surmise (n) a thought that something is possible cleave (verb trans.) to adhere or cling to interim (n)…

English 12A Macbeth

Based on the book that King James wrote himself, what subject was he fascinated by? witchcraft What was the real King Duncan like? aggressive and cruel What brings the downfall of the hero of a tragedy? a tragic flaw Which of the following quotations is the best example of a paradox? “Lesser than Macbeth, and…

Macbeth Test Review

man not born of woman Macduff has more need for a priest than a doctor Lady Macbeth secret, black, and midnight hag The Witches Thane of Glamis and Thane of Cawdor Macbeth to be father of kings though not a king Banquo compared to a young snake who will someday produce poison Fleance left alone…

Macbeth Act 5

What do the doctor and gentlewoman see Lady Macbeth doing? What do they decide to do? She is sleepwalking and talking about the murders. The doctor decides his best move is to not mention that he heard anything, and he tells the woman to keep an eye on Lady Macbeth. What does Macbeth want the…

Macbeth Quote Identification

Fair is foul, and foul is fair, Hover through the fog and filthy air. 3 witches -> to each other Act 1, Scene 1 No more than Thane of Cawdor shall deceive Our bosom interest. Go, pronounce his present death, And with his former title greet Macbeth. King Duncan -> Ross Act 1, Scene 2…

Macbeth crossword puzzle

Birnam wood comes to Dunsinane This is he first title Macbeth inherits Thane of glamis More is thy due than more can pay Duncan According to Macbeth, life is a tale told by an Idiot Goddess of witchcraft Hecate Hear it not, Duncan, for it is knell/ that summons Macbeth Macbeth sees the ghost of…

Macbeth- Study Guide Questions Act 3

Why does Macbeth want Banquo and Fleance dead? Because the witches fortune could come true for Banquo (his sons to become kings) and Macbeth doesn’t want them to have power because it is a threat to Macbeth’s power (he doesn’t want rivals.) What is Macbeth’s plan for killing Banquo and Fleance? He hires two murderers…

Macbeth Literary Devices

personification “Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player/That struts and frets his hour upon the stage.” simile “Macbeth . . . like valor’s minion” foreshadow The porter pretends to be guarding the gates of hell before the murder of Duncan is discovered. allusion “Will all great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood clean from my…


2. What does Duncan call Macbeth when he hears Macbeth has defeated Macdonwald? He calls him “valiant Cousin! Worthy gentleman!” This is ironic, being said to the man who will be his murderer. 3. Who is sentenced to death? The Thane of Cawdor is sentenced to death. 4. What do the witches predict in I.iii…

Macbeth Act 2

What does Duncan give his hostess to show his gratitude? A Diamond Banquo wants the prediction made by the witches to come true for his sons. What does he refuse to do so that the prediction does come true? Kill Duncan What is Macbeth anticipating in his soliloquy about the dagger? Murdering Duncan What is…

Macbeth Act 3 Important Quotes

Banquo Thou hast it now-King, Cawdor, Glamis, all as the Weird Women promised, and I fear thou played’st most foully for ‘t. Act 3 Scene 1 This relates to “Fair is foul, and foul is fair”. Macbeth We here our bloody cousins are bestowed in England and Ireland, not confessing their cruel parricide, fillling their…


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