Macbeth 1/2

Who is Scotland at war with Norway
What does the wounded soldier come to tell Duncan? Macbeth has defeated Macdonwald, the rebel, and despite the second attack from Norway, Macbeth and banquo are still fighting
What does Ross say to the king? The Thane of Cawdor is a traitor but Scotland won the battle- the king then decides to execute the Thane of Cawdor and give Macbeth his title.
What do the three weird sisters prophesied to Macbeth and Banquo That Macbeth will be thane of Cawdor and King, and that Banquo will beget Kings
What happens after Macbeth and Banquo leave the weird sisters Macbeth is named thane of Cawdor – Macbeth and banquo are confused and they agreed to speak later, but Macbeth begins to have thoughts of killing the king
What does Duncan announce after the thane of Cawdor has been executed That his throne will succeed to his son Malcolm, and he decides to visit Macbeth
After Lady Macbeth reads a letter from Mac Beth about the three witches what does she do She is worried that McBeth is too nice to kill Duncan, a messenger tells lady Macbeth that the King is coming tonight, she asks the evil spirits to make her cruel and fill her with evilness, McBeth enters and lady Macbeth makes it clear that they should kill Duncan and Mac Beth says they will talk later
Why is Macbeth conflicted He can’t decide whether to kill the king but he finally decides against it, he tells lady Macbeth but Lady McBeth convinces him to do it
What is the lady Macbeth’s plan to kill Duncan She says they will give Duncan’s chamberlains too much to drink and then they can kill Duncan and blame it on the chamberlains
What do Banquo and his son talk about Banquo is having terrible dreams about the witches prophecies
What does mac Beth say when Banquo ask him about the three witches He has not thought of them
What happens after bingo and fleance leave Macbeth imagines of bloody Jagger and when the bell rings McBeth goes to kill the King
Why can’t lady McBeth kill Duncan He reminds her of her father sleeping
What happens after Macbeth kills Duncan He has the daggers in his hands but cannot return to the crime scene Lady Macbeth returns for him and tells McBeth to wash the blood from his hands – there is a knocking at the castle
Who is of the Castlegate and why do they come Lennox And Macduff are there and they have come to wake the king
What happens after Macduff go to wake The king Macduff find Duncan dead and the castle is in an uproar Macduff wakes Malcolm and Donalbain and tells them
What does Macbeth do after this He kills the guards saying that he was overcome with rage over the loss of the King
Where do Malcolm and Donalbain flee Malcolm goes to England and Donalbain to Ireland
Who does the suspicion of murder of the king fall upon The two guards and also Malcolm and Donalbain because they have runaway
What to do Ross and the old man talk about How unnatural things are
What does macduff say He makes it clear that suspicion has fallen on Malcolm and Donalbain and we find out that McBeth is scheduled to be crowned king at scone- Macduff says he will skip it and go home
When was William Shakespeare born and when did he die April 23, 1564 – April 23, 1616
Who was his wife and kids Anne Hathaway, Susanna, hamnet and Judith
What did he do Wrote many plays, acted in them, and managed a stage company – part owner of globe theater
How is Macbeth historically accurate A real king Mac Beth of Scotland ruled around 1040 – the play does not follow history
What date did the Protestant Reformation began October 31, 1517
When did the Protestant Reformation began in England 1534 – Henry the eighth declared himself the head of the church in England
What years did Elizabeth I become the queen of England 15 58-1603
What happened to Priests in Shakespeare’s time They were arrested, tortured, and put to death
Name three pieces of evidence that Shakespeare is Catholic One – his father was known as a recusant catholic he was fined, this was recordedTwo – there is evidence that most of the people of Stratford remained Catholic very quietly3-there is evidence that his plays show a Catholic view of the world