Macbeth Act 1

To meet with macbeth At the beginning of Act 1, what is the purpose if the three witches meeting on the heath?
1. Cut him open2. Beheaded him3. Put him on a spike It is reported that Macbeth did what three things to “the merciless Macdonwald” for being a traitor?
Execution What is King Duncan’s ruling concerning the Thane of Cawdor for committing treason?
Macbeth Who shall now be granted the title of Thane of Cawdor?
The witches Who are the weird sisters?
Faith Define the word wyrd
1. Thane of Glamis2. Thane of Cawdor3. Will be king When Macbeth and Banquo meet the three witches on the Heath, what three proclamations do the witches make?
When an actor is on stage alone speaking aloud Define the word soliloquy
A comment made for only the audience Define the word aside
You can’t tell what someone is like by their face Explain the meaning of the following lines by the King, “there’s no art/To find mind’s construction in the face…”
He has to kill Malcolm in order to be King Explain what Macbeth means when he says “The Prince of Cumberland! That is a step/On which I must fall down, or else o’erleap,/ For in my way it lies.”
For the king to die so he can become king and for Malcolm to die “Stars, hide your fires;/Let not light see my black and deep desires.” What are Macbeth’s desires?
Macbeth’s Castle What is Inverness?
He’s too kind to murder What does Lady Macbeth mean by the following lines: “Yet do I fear they nature;/It is too full o’ th’ milk of human kindness/To catch the nearest way.”
Hurry, come here, I have something to tell you What does Lady Macbeth mean when she says “Hie thee hither,/That I may pour my spirits in thine ear”?
To be filled with pure evil What is Lady Macbeth’s “prayer” to the spirits when she learns that King Duncan is coming to visit?
You need to pretend to be good but actually be evil. What is Lady Macbeth saying go Macbeth when she says “Your face, my thane, is as a book where men/May read strange matters. To beguile the time,/ look like the time; bear welcome in your eye,/ Your hand, your tongue: look like th’ innocent flower,/ But be the serpent under’t.”
1. Metaphor2. Personification Knowing what Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are planning to do, what two literary devices occur when King Duncan says “The love that follows us sometime is our trouble…”?
1. He had virtuous rule2. He’s the best3. He’s a friend Lost three reasons against killing King Duncan that Macbeth says to himself.
A cat that wants fish but won’t wet its paws What is “the cat i’ th’ adage”?
He’s all talk and he’s chicken What is Lady Macbeth saying is the reason for Macbeth’s hesitation to kill King Duncan?
Get the servants drunk What will Lady Macbeth do as part of the plan?
Macbeth Who will actually kill King Duncan?