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1

macbeth is written during what periods

elizabethean and renaissance

2

what is shakespeaere's theater

globe

3

who ordered the writing of this play

king james

4

how many acts do tragedies have

5

5

where is the tech cimax

act 3

6

where is the dram climax

act 5

7

act 1 is called the

exposition

8

act 2 is called the

rising action

9

what is the actual tech climax

fleance escapes = first thing that macbeth has ordered that doesn't go by his plan

10

who is duncan's youngest son

donalbain

11

where does donalbain go

ireland

12

sins of malcolm

lust and avarice

13

title of to be king

prince of cumberland

14

macbeth's first castle

Inverness

15

castle of the king

Dunsinane

16

woods around king

great birnam woods

17

who is the thane of fife

macdfuff

18

who is the thane of glamis

macbeth

19

two countries at war

scotland v.s. norway

20

reason for the porter scene

comic relief

21

what 3 things destroy macbeth

ambition, witches, lady macbeth

22

where are kings crowned

Scone

23

where are kings buried

colmeskill

24

what does the whetstone represent

grief

25

"be this the whetstone to your sword"

malcolm to macduff

26

who is the best half that is lost by the murderers

fleance

27

who says, Macbeth shall sleep no more

macbeth

28

To prick the sides of my intent, but only
Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself
And falls on the other.

macbeth

29

Here's the smell of the blood still: all the
perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little
hand. Oh, oh, oh!

lady macbeth during her hallucination

30

Your hand, your tongue: look like the innocent ______,
But be the _____ under't

flower
serpent
lady macbeth to macbeth trying to persuade him to kill duncan

31

And oftentimes, to win us to our harm,
The instruments of darkness tell us truths,

banquo to macbeth about the witches

32

O, yet I do repent me of my fury,
That I did kill them.
speaker?
meaning?

macbbeth
saying that he killed duncan's guards out of fury for the death of his king

33

the falcon =

duncan

34

who are compared to eagles and lions

banquo and macbeth for their nobiility in battle

35

owl = the ____

darkness in macbeth

36

a martlet =

peace

37

This guest of summer,
The temple-haunting martlet, does approve,

banquo is the speaker

38

what does a wren do

protect its nest

39

who is a vulture in the play and for what reason

malcolm = lust

40

He wants the natural touch: for the poor wren,
The most diminutive of birds, will fight,
Her young ones in her nest, against the owl.

lady macduff about her husband

41

3 people who react to death

MB to lady MB- no time to mourn
Siward to young siward- noble death, death in battle facing forwrd
MD to family- avenges his family

42

MB and Lady MB reversals

lady MB calls on dark spirits first and then MB calls on dark spirits later
MB felt guilt for killing duncan and Lady MB said that water can wash the blood away.
Later, MB was too deep in the blood to care while lady MB wanted to wash off her blood.
MB begins to make the plans later in the play instead of lady MB

43

3 appearances v.s. reality

withces=good/ tricking
malcolm=building pretense to test macduff
lady mb= good host/ plotting duncan's murder

44

how does macbeth degrade as a warrior

lets army go, drives them off
doesn't think
can't decide to put on armor

45

3 ironies in the play

???

46

3 clothing imageries

borrowed robes
giant robes on a thief
fruitless crown

47

2 reversal quotes

fair is foul and foul is fair
fair and foul a day i have not seen- macbeth saying aabout the battlefield is not true

48

3 blood quotes

old man has so much blood
wade in blood so far
all the perfumes of arabia
blood on dagger

49

7 places
colmeskill
scone
engalnd
ireland
scotland
dunsiane
fife
inverness

-kings buried
-kings crowned
-malcolm raises army
-donalbain goes here
-seetting
--king's castle
-macduff family's murder
-duncan's muder

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