Macbeth Test Review

man not born of woman Macduff
has more need for a priest than a doctor Lady Macbeth
secret, black, and midnight hag The Witches
Thane of Glamis and Thane of Cawdor Macbeth
to be father of kings though not a king Banquo
compared to a young snake who will someday produce poison Fleance
left alone with children and no protection Lady Macduff
Duncan’s son who flees to England Malcolm
Duncan’s son who flees to Ireland Donalbain
the Witches’ superior Hecate
yes Is Banquo interested in the witches’ prophecies?
father of kings The witches predict that Banquo will be…
Malcolm Whom does King Duncn name as his successor to the throne?
Lady Macbeth Who encourages Macbeth to kill Duncan?
coward Lady Macbeth accuses Macbeth of being a ___when he hesitates about murdering Duncan
Malcolm and Donalbain Who is accused of killing Duncan?
Macbeth and Lady Macbeth Who is responsible for Duncan’s murder?
Will Banquo’s sons reign in his kingdom? What is one concern that Macbeth has that he asks the witches about on his second visit to them?
have prophesied his success Macbeth thinks that the Witches…
one of Macbeth’s spies Malcolm thinks that Macduff is
She takes her own life What happens to Lady Macbeth?
join forces with Malcolm’s army Deserters from Macbeth’s castle..
Macduff Who kills Macbeth?
remorse What ruins Lady Macbeth’s enjoyment of success?
executed by Duncan The former Thane of Cawdor is
doing anything to become king Lady Macbeth thinks Macbeth should prove himself a man by
comic relief The Porter in the play provides
fear for their lives Duncan’s sons flee because they…
Banquo and Fleance Macbeth hires murderers to kill
Banquo During the banquet, Macbeth’s chair is occupied by the ghost of …
beware of Macduff, will not be defeated until Birman Wood come to Dunsinane, no man born of woman can kill him The Weird Sisters predict___on Macbeth’s second time to see them using apparitions
turn grief into anger and seek revenge Malcolm encourages Macduff to..
she sleep walks. Lady Macbeth confesses her crimes when…
accepts his fate. Macbeth
desperate bravery Macbeth meets death with…(what condition)
Malcolm takes the throne Order is restored to Scotland when
England Refuge for Malcolm
Birnam Woods Comes to Dunsinane Hill
Glamis Macbeth’s original estate
Norway At war with Scotland
Inverness Site of Duncan’s murder
Dunsinane castle where Lady Macbeth dies; Macbeth’s castle
Lady Macduff Thane of Fife’s wife
Banquo warns Fleance to escape
Lady Macbeth plan’s Duncan’s murder
Duncan names his son heir to the throne
Macdonwald traitor who led a failed rebellion
A faulty or corrupt society The witches and the traitors
A man neither completely good nor evil, capable of greatness but does not attain because of his tragic flaw What is a tragic hero?
Blood, borrowed robes, water, sleep, night What are motifs?
Holinshed’s Chronicles The source of the play
The witches and Banquo Shakespeare includes these to appeal to King James I
Demonologie Written by King James to detect witches
Banquo, Young Siward Foils for Macbeth
1606 When the play was first performed
Act III When is the climax?
Young Siward, Banquo, McDonwald, Lady MacDuff and son Killed by Macbeth
Thane of Cawdor 2nd most important title in Scotland; given to Macbeth
11th century Scotland setting of play
The porter speaks in prose
Verse form of the play Blank verse
The witches speak in this rhyme
faulty or corrupt society or at least some characters more corrupt than the tragic hero 1 element of tragedy (the witches; the civil war)
ambition tragic flaw
restoration of order Malcolm does this by welcoming exiles and making thanes earls and becoming king
tragic mistake killing Duncan
candle, poor player, tale told by an idiot metaphors Macbeth uses for the meaning of life
Banquo’s descendants do not become king Prophecy that does not come true in the play
Born C-section Macduff
Macbeth Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy
Norway and Scotland Two countries at war at the onset of play
Blood Motif symbolizing guilt
Darkness Motif symbolizing evil
Banquo, Macduff, Young Siward Foils to Macbeth
Act I, scene i Establishes an ominous atmosphere
Witches Foreshadow events
Kings’ Men Acting troupe under King James
Thane of Cawdor Second most important title in Scotland
Upset about Macduff going to England Lady Macduff
Act III Climax of play–Banquo escapes
Sees Banquo’s ghost Reason for Macbeth’s odd behavior at banquet
Dramatic irony Duncan’s comments about Macbeth’s castle before he enters
Will turn green seas red Blood on Macbeth’s hands
Act III; Banquo’s speech: I fear that play’st most foully for it” Shows he knows Macbeth killed Duncan
“Oh full of scorpions is my mind dear wife” Suggests the horrors of Macbeth’s mind
Macduff’s passion and sorrow Convince Malcolm he is sincere