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1

"The w_______ have a ________________ effect on us, giving the im__________ of mighty and in__________ forces behind human _____"

witches, supernatural, impression, inscrutable forces, life
Harold Goddard

2

"Macbeth defines a ___________ kind of ____ - the _____ that results from a _____ of power."

particular, evil, evil, lust
LC Knights

3

"Macbeth is a '__________ play', written in terms of a ________ _________. Its hero is worked upon by forces of _____ ....... and is brought to ____________ by his _______."

Morality, Jacobean tragedy, evil, retribution, death
William Farnham

4

"Macbeth's destiny comes from his c__________, his tr_______ _____"

character, tragic flaw
A C Bradley

5

[the play] puts us inside ______'_ ____

Macbeth's head
Michael Goldman
the audience is never alienated from Macbeth, they are encouraged to be complicit with him as he feels very deeply

6

[Macbeths as] two _________ parts of a ______ psychical ___________

disunited, single, individuality
Freud
Idea supporting the transference between husband and wife when she 'dwindles' into the helpless wife with sleeplessness, madness etc like Macbeth had; but he has become more authoritative - choosing not to reveal the details of Banquo's murder

7

[final acts of the play] are shaped by _______ and ______.

nemesis, destiny
Moulton
inescapable