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1

how many scenes in this act

7 scenes

2

what is the purpose of scene 1 (with witches)

set a tone, thunder, lightning, witches, dark, eerie tone

3

"fair is foul, and foul is fair"
speaker?
significance?

witches
theme of reversals

4

who are the demon helpers

graymalkin, paddock

5

what does hurly burly mean

turmoil

6

what are the witches doing in scene 1

probably scavenging

7

who is an inexperienced soldier

malcolm

8

who is to be the prince of Cumberland

Malcolm

9

macbeth ____ ____ the traitor, Macdonwald

brutally killed

10

things that set macbeth up as a hero

commitatus, killed rebels, leads battles, valor's minion (bravest of all)

11

who is the thane of fife

macduff

12

who is described as the husband of bellona

macbeth
compliment's macbeth's braveness

13

what is macbeth's current title

thane of glamis

14

what title will macbeth soon receive t

thane of cawdor

15

"go prounounce his present death"

his- thane of cawdor
speaker- duncan

16

what does the witch want from the sailor's wife

chestnuts

17

what does the witch say when she doesn't get the chestnuts

she will take revenge against woman's husband by throwing his ship in the storm

18

"so found and fair a day I have not seen"

macbeth

19

3 prophesies of macbeth

Thane of Glamis
thane of cawdor
king

20

what imagery does banquo use to describe macbeth's prohesies

growth

21

3 prophesies of banquo

less than macbeth but greater
not so happy, yet much happier
thou shalt get kings, but not be one

22

"why do you dress me in borrowed robes"

macbeth- clothing imagery

23

instruments of darkness are

witches

24

macbeth's voice of reason is who

banquo

25

because banquo is suspicious of macbeth , he is the ____ to macbeth

foil

26

Macbeth ______ the witches after becoming thane of cawdor

believes

27

what is making macbeth nervous

the thought of killing king
it is against his nature, he is a loyal thane

28

nothing is but what is not

macbeth
reversal

29

"nothing in his life
became him like the leaving it"
what is this quote describing

thane of cawdor's death and how he easily gave his life

30

duncan's flaw

naive

31

who is duncan's cousin

macbeth

32

duncan is to visit macbeth's castle ____

iverness

33

"are to your throne and your state children and servants"

macbeth

34

"This is a step on which i must fall down.
who is the stetp

macbeth
malcom becoming king is the step

35

3 things that influence macbeth

witches
lady macbeth
his ambition

36

"Yet do I fear thy nature. Iti s too full o' the milk of human kindness to catch the nearest way"
speaker?
significance?

lady macbeth
she fears that macbeth is too good or nice to seize the throne

37

golden round =

crown

38

impedes =

stops

39

symbol of death + bird imagery

raven

40

"unsex me here, and fill me, forom the crown to the toe, top-full of direst cruelty"

lady macbeth wants to get rid of womanly feelings

41

lady macbeth calls on the

thick night

42

"as a book wehere men may read strange matters"

lady macbeth to macbeth
A v.s. R

43

"Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under't"

lady macbeth to macbeth
A v.s. R

44

how does lady macbeth have a fake appearance to duncan

pretends to be a great hostess while plotting his murder

45

a martlet is a _____ bird

peaceful

46

3 reasons to not kill Dncan

Judgement- here and in heaven
double(triple)trust- kinsmen, subject, host
he is a great king

47

"but only vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself"

macbeth

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