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1

what is an apparition

something that the witches call out of the cauldron

2

who is the thane of fife

macduff

3

what is the 1st apparition

armed head- macduff

4

most significant thing that is thrown by the witches into the cauldron

"finger of birth-strangled babe ditch delivered by a drab"
finger of a baby strangled by a prostitute

5

"something wicked this way comes"
what is the wicked thing?

macbeth

6

in scene 1, macbeth goes on a tirade against the witches saying that he doesn't care __________
as long as he gets an ______

what happens to the world as long as he gets an answer

7

2nd apparition

bloody child
macduff

8

castle of king

Dunsinane Hill

9

Dunsinane hill is surrounded by

Great Birnam wood

10

3rd appartition

child crowned- Malcom- crown on head, tree in hand

11

2 things that make macbeth feel indestructible

witches say that he can't be harmed by someone born by a woman
he cannot die until the woods around the castle move.

12

4th apparition

8 kings + banquo

13

who are the 8 kings

banquo's ancestors

14

what is the 8th king holding

glass (mirror)

15

"infected by the air whereon they ride, and damned all those that trust them!"
speaker?
to who?
FL?

macbeth to lennox
irony- macbeth trusts the witchse

16

Edge of the sword means

to kill

17

"From this moment
the very firstlings of my heart shall be
the firstlings of my hand. And eve now,
to crown my thoughts with acts, be it thought and done!"
speaker?
meaning?
theme?
hand=?
heart=?

macbeth
he is going to kill macduff's family.
thoughts v.s. action
hand- action
heart= thoughts

18

ross tries to defend who

macduff

19

lady macduff thinks that macduff is a

traitor

20

macduff doesn't act with wisdom as he leaves

his family behind

21

"he wants the natural touch. for the poor wren,
the most diminutive of birds will fight,her young ones in her nest, agasint the owl."
speaker?
to who?
imagery?
wren?
owl?

lady macduff to ross
bird imagery
wren- macduff
owl- macbeth

22

son is _____ and wise about how many honest men there are in the world

precocious

23

"fathered he is, and yet he's fatherless"
speaker?

lady macduff about macduff's son

24

give a detailed death count

--macdonwald killed by MB in battle
--thane of cawdor executed for being a traitor (duncan's orders)
--Duncan killed by macbeth for his crown
--2 guards by macbeth for cover up
--banquo by murderes hired by MB
--(fleance escapes= death was ordered)
--lady macduff
--macduff's children

25

pet name for lady macduff to her son

monkey

26

"each new morn
New widows howl, new orphans cry, new sorrows"
speaker?
to who?
FL?

macduff to malcolm
dramatic ironic because he is talking about widows and he has just become one but he doesn't know it yet

27

"he hath not touched you yet"
speaker?
to who?
FL?

malcolm to macduff
dramatic irony because we know macduff's family is dead

28

who should kill macbeth

macduff

29

"to offer up a weak, poor, innocent lamb
to appease an angry god"
speaker
lamb
god

malcolm to macduff
lamb-malcolm
god-macbeth

30

"Through all things foul would wear the brows of grace,
yet grace must still looks so"
speaker
to who?
theme?

malcolm to macduff
appearnace v.s. reality

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