Flashcards in Macbeth Vocab Deck (14):
Relating to a ruler who has absolute power.
The crime of a mother killing her child within a year of birth
An indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of many people.
Related through the mother's side of the family
Principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong or good and bad behaviour.
Related through the father's side of the family
(in Catholic doctrine) a place or state of suffering inhabited by the souls of sinners who are expiating their sins before going to heaven.
The action of killing a king.
A play dealing with tragic events and having an unhappy ending, especially one concerning the downfall of the main character.
The crime of betraying one's country, especially by attempting to kill or overthrow the sovereign or government.
A cruel and oppressive ruler.
An act of resistance or rebellion; a revolt.