MacBeth becomes the Thane of Cawdor because… Duncan gives him the the title when the previous thane commits treason.
Immediately before Macbeth enters, Duncan says of Cawdor: “He was a gentleman on whom I built/An absolute trust.” this is an emaple of… dramatic irony.
When Macbeth FIRST hears the predictions that the Weird Sisters/Witches make, he is accompanied by… Banquo
Lacy Macbeth says that she fears Macbeth’s nature because he… is too kind to kill ruthlessly, and is too honest.
Macbeth’s plot to murder the king depends on… using the guard’s swords.
TRUE OR FALSE: Macbeth is totally without moral conscience. true.
Reasons Macbeth gives to let Duncan live… 1. Macbeth is Duncan’s host.2. Macbeth is Duncan’s kinsman/subject.3. Duncan has been a good king.4. Duncan has honored Macbeth recently, and he doesn’t want to tarnish his reputation.
Lady Macbeth plans to blame the murder on two of Duncan’s guards.
What important roll do the Witches plan in Act I? they forshadow events.
Why are Macbeth’s words to King Duncan, “The service and the loyality I owe,/In doing it, pays itself,” hypocritical? Macbeth has contemplated assassinating King Duncan.
Witches Predictions 1. Macbeth will the Thane ofCawdor.2. Macbeth will be King ofScoutland.3. Banquo will be the father of many Kings.
Upon reading Macbeth’s letter, Lady Macbeth… starts to plan how to make her Macbeth King.
Lady Macbeth’s words “The raven himself is hoarse/That croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan/Under my battlements” is an example of… foreshadowing.
Macbeth’s New Title The Thane of Cawdor
Duncan -King of Scoutland.-good friends with Macbeth.-doesn’t suspect anything wrong @Macbeth’s.
Malcolm -Duncan’s successor/son.-The Prince of Cumberland
Macdonwald -executed for the crime of treason.-dies better than he lives.-once fought side to side with Macbeth and Banquo.
Banquo -Witches tell him he will not be king.-Macbeth’s bestfriend.
Lady Macbeth -Macbeth’s wife.-urges Macbeth to kill Duncan.-little emotion.-ambitious.
The Three Witches -predict Macbeth and Banquo’s futures. -not human, manly.
Macbeth -main character.-Thane of Glamis, then Thane of Cawdor.-Kills Duncan to become King.
Shakespearean Soliliquy actor usually tells the truth, since no one else is present to hear what is said.
Throughout Act I, Lady Macbeth accuses Macbeth of being… a coward.
The Play Macbeth is… a tragedy.
Macbeth is rewarded for… being a good Thane and Kinsman.
Upon meeting Lady Macbeth, Duncan feels ____ about spending the night. excited.
Who thinks that the Witches look like men? Banquo.
“Fair is foul, and foul is fair” good is evil, evil is good.
Lady Macbeth and Macbeth’s Relationship -loving and caring before Macbeth kills Duncan.-stressed and panicked right after killing him.-@banquet Macbeth starts to go nuts and starts keeping things from L.M, starts to see the ghost of Banqup.-after banquet still stressed: L.M starts to go nuts and kills herself, Macbeth paranoid.
Macbeth’s Motivation to kill Duncan power and Lady Macbeth.
Macbeth’s Reaction to Malcolm Becoming Heir to Duncan’s Throne. confused because of the Witches predictions.-needed to decide to give up, or kill everyone.