Three Witches “Fair is foul and foul is fair.” Who utters this famous line?
Alliteration/Paradox “Fair is foul, and foul is fair” is an example of
metonymy The phrase “Norway himself, with terrible numbers” uses what literary device?
Banquo “Thou shalt get kings” the Witches say to whom?
Duncan “That is a step/On which I must fall down, or else o’erleap,” speaks Macbeth, referring to whom?
Lady Macbeth to herself “Yet I do fear thy nature;/ It is too full o’th’ milk of human kindness
simile “Your face, my Thane, is as a book where men/May read strange matters.” Which literary device is use in this line?
Inverness Macbeth’s castle before he became king
Lady Macbeth Who describes dashing out the brains of a nursing child?
Banquo Who claims “So foul and fair a day I have not seen?”
Malcolm Who is named Prince of Cumberland?
Cannons or Dollars Provide an example of an anachronism from Macbeth
a soliloquy Macbeth is alone on stage, contemplating his indecision regarding the murder of Duncan. This theatrical convention is known as what?
soliloquy The act of a character speaking to themselves so as to reveal their thoughts to the audience.
couplets Shakespeare often concludes his scenes with what?
comic relief, theme reinforcement, heightened suspese Porter scene provided what?
primrose path Provide an example of a euphemism from act 2.
euphemism A mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh or blunt when referring to something unpleasant or embarrassing.
oxymoron “I know this is a joyful trouble to you,” says Macduff to Macbeth. This line contains an example of what?
oxymoron A figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction (e.g., faith unfaithful kept him falsely true ).
understatement Macbeth claims, “Twas a rough night.” THis is an example of what?
allusion Macduff refers to “a new Gorgon.” THis is an example of what?
to draw attention Why does Lady Macbeth faint?
Wales To where does Malcolm flee?
Where Scottish kings are crowned What is Scone?
Edward the Confessor Whom is Malcolm entreating help from?
Excuses; ignore his behavoir What does Lady Macbeth do when Macbeth begins talking to Banquo’s ghost?
Banquo Who is the only man Macbeth claims to fear?
Ambition What does Hecate claim about Macbeth’s love for evil?
Escape of Fleance What best illustrates the turning point of the plot?
Lady Macbeth Who is Macbeth’s “chuck”?
What does Act III, scene V add to the development of the plot? NOTHING
Macbeth Who commands another to “make our faces vizards to our hearts, Disguising what they are”?
Banquo’s ghost To whom does Macbeth address the line “Thou canst not say I did it”?
Creates spectacle Why does Banquo’s ghost reappear after Macbeth’s toast?
England Where has Macduff gone?
metonymy The word “England” in the line “And here from gracious England” is an example of what?
metonymy The use of a single characteristic or name of an object to identify an entire object or related object.
Old Siward Which English military leader is going to assist the Scots on the battlefield against their oppessors?
He claims to be worse than Macbeth How does Malcolm test Macduff?
bird Lady Macduff uses what type of imagery?
aphorism a pithy observation that contains a general truth, such as, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”
anaphora the use of a word referring to or replacing a word used earlier in a sentence, to avoid repetition, such as do in I like it and so do they.
The Messenger Although we don’t know for certain how Lady Macbeth dies, who speculates that her death is self-inflicted?
Malcolm Who speaks the final lines of the play?
Malcolm Who is going to be King of Scotland after Macbeth?
Macduff Who kills Macbeth?
Malcolm Who commands every soldier to “hew him down a bough”?
Synesthesia refers to a technique adopted by writers to present ideas, characters or places in such a manner that they appeal to more than one senses like hearing, seeing, smell etc. at a given time.
Appearance vs. reality What recurring theme of the play is repeated in this soliloquy? (act 5)
Brutus and Cassius “Why should I play the Roman fool, and die?’ asks Macbeth alluding to whom?