Macbeth Act 1 Test

What is the central theme of Act 1 of the Tragedy of Macbeth? betrayal
The Tragedy of Macbeth and other Elizabethan plays representeda radical shift in english drama because they were not about religous themes
Based upon the information in Act 1, what appears to be Macbeth’s character flaw? a desire for power
During the Elizabethan period theatre companies began to use permanent performance spaces
What important rolde do the witches play in Act 1? they forshadow events
Based upon the information in Act 1, what can you infer about king duncan? he places a high value on bravery and loyalty.
Which of the following best describes Macbeth’s feelings about the possible assassination of King Duncan? tortured ambivalence
Why does Lady Macbeth think Macbether has a poor chance of achieving power? He is not ruthless enough
Throughout Act 1, Macbeth plans and actions seem to be motivated msot of all by his wife’s enouragement
Which of the following is an example of a stage direction? (thunder and lightening.) Enter three witches.
Elizabethan tragedies were modeled on plays from ancient greece and rome
The annotations in the tragedy of macbeth, act 1, are a helpful aid for clarifying unfamiliar language
in what way is lady macbeth stronger than her husband? she stands firm when Macbeth begins to waver in his deadly purpose
Whichwould be true if you were watcing a play at the globe theatre back in shakespeare’s day? the illusions of time and space would come from the words of the play