|Where is the play set?
|Who does King Duncan sentence to death for committing treason?
|Thane of Cawdor I
|On the battlefield Duncan says, “The Thane of Cawdor will never again betray me.” Why is this highly ironic?
|Since Macbeth is the new Thane of Cawdor, he, too, plans to be a traitor by planning to kill Duncan.
|How many prophecies do the witches give Macbeth and Banquo?
|The three prophecies are:
|Macbeth will be Thane of Cawdor, Macbeth will be King and Banquo’s sons will be King hereafter; and Banquo is lesser than Macbeth, yet greater; and he’s not as happy, yet much happier.
|Which character is most suspicious of the witches?
|Lady Macbeth learns about the witches and prophecies in a _________.
|letter from Macbeth.
|What title does King Duncan award his son, Malcolm?
|Prince of Cumberland
|What is Lady Macbeth’s opinion of murdering Duncan?
|She’s all for it!
|How does Lady Macbeth convince Macbeth to murder Duncan?
|She threatens his masculinity and to take away her love.
|What does Lady Macbeth plan to do to the guards in Duncan’s room?
|Get them drunk
|Who is King Duncan’s son?
|A reference to something outside the text
|definition of allusion
|Something happens that is very different from what was expected
|definition of situational irony
|Someone says or writes something that is the opposite of what he/she actually means; sacrasm
|definition of verbal irony
|the audience/readers know something the characters do not
|definition of dramatic irony
|the usage of repeating words and forms to give pattern and rhythm to a passage in literature
|definition of parallelism
|giving human characteristics to inanimate objects, animals, or forces of nature
|definition of personification
|a comparison between two unlike things using the words “like” or “as”
|definition of simile
|Lady Macbeth is as stubborn as a mule.
|example of a simile
|“Wow, King Duncan sure is gonna survive the night.”
|example of verbal irony
|The fact that at this point in the play readers know the king is going to die but the king does not
|example of dramatic irony
|The guards’ daggers will fly through the room and stab the king
|example of personification
|Lady Macbeth reminds me of Plankton from Spongebob because she only wants things her way.
|example of allusion
|If King Duncan were to kill Macbeth
|example of situational irony
|Macbeth is horrifyingly easy to persuade while Lady Macbeth is disturbingly good at persuading.
|example of parallelism
|has few characteristics, readers don’t know much about him/her
|definition of flat character
|has many characteristics, readers know a lot about him/her
|definition of round character
|a character that does not change or grow throughout the story
|definition of static character
|a character that changes and grows throughout the story
|definition of dynamic character
|a character that is both round and dynamic
|definition of complex character
|Junior from Absolutely True Diary
|example of a complex character
|What is Banquo’s son’s name?
|What does Macbeth see when he hallucinates in Act II scene 1?
|In Act II Scene 2, Macbeth isn’t able to ________, so Lady Macbeth has to do it for him.
|go back to put the daggers by the sleeping guards
|rhyme- “again” & “rain”
|When shall we three meet again?In thunder, lightning, or in rain?”again” & “rain”
|paradox- it doesn’t make sense until you really think about it
|When the battle’s lost and won.
|That will be ere the set of sun.
|alliteration using the “F” sound
|Fair is foul, and foul is fairHover through the fog and filthy air.
|simile – compares their fight to drowning
|As two spent swimmers that do cling togetherAnd choke their art.
|allusion-shout out to the place Christ was crucified
|Or memorize another Golgotha,I cannot tell—
|personification- wounds and cuts can not cry
|But I am faint, my gashes cry for help.
|metaphor- compares his memory to pages in a book
|Kind gentlemen, your painsAre registered where every day I turnThe leaf to read them.
Macbeth Act 1 + Figurative Language
August 20, 2019