Macbeth: act one

What source did macbeth come from? Holinsheds chronicles
Name Shakespeare’s four great tragedies Macbeth, hamlet, othello, and King Lear
What were the names of Shakespeare’s two acting companies The lord chamberlains men and the Kings men
Why were the companies so names (acting companies) It became The Kings men after King James I ascended and became the patron.
Where were plays performed before the first theatres in London at court, halls at universities, inns, and private houses
How does Shakespeare use Macbeth to compliment king james I’s monarch Macbeth compliments King James I’s monarch by working as a reminder of the importance of political stability and the consequences of disorder
why did common council in london require all theaters to be licensed so they could control the spread of religious heresy
What results did the requirement of a license have it drove the actors out of london
What does the opening act hint about the upcoming events It hints that these witches are going to be the antagonists and that we are about to reach the rising action.
what image does the captain associate with macbeth he sees macbeth as his hero. he’s brave and loyal
from the captains description how would u characterize macbeth worthy and brave
how are duncan and macbeth related duncan calls macbeth his cousin
What title does duncan decide to award macbeth thane of cawdor
with what 3 titles do the witches greet macbeth Thane of Glamis, thane of cawdor, and king hereafter
in scene 3, what prophecies do the witches make macbeth and banquo Macbeth: Thane of Glamis, Cawdor and the king hereafter.Banquo: his sons to be kings
When macbeth enters what does he mean by “so foul and fair a day I have not seen” He is saying that the whether is bad but they won the battle so it is also a good day
Who is named duncan’s successor His son Malcolm, given the title to be king

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