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what are the doctor and gentlewoman waiting when scene 1 opens
waiting to see Lady Macbeth sleepwalk
What does Lady Macbeth do as she sleepwalks?
she rubs her hands
What does she say? What is the meaning behind her words?
"Here's the smell of blood still. All the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand." The murder plagues her mind and she cannot reid herself of it
Where do the armies of Malcolm, Siward, and MAcduff congregate?
forests of Duinsane
setting of the play
1040 AD Scotland
date play was written
1606
Role of King James, King Christian
Charistian , James' brother in law was visiting so james had to SHakespeare write a play
Inverness
Macbeth's castle
Fife
Macduff's castle
Dunsinane
Macbeth's Castle
scone
where kings of Scotland crowned
Birname wood
woods outside of Dunsinane
Holinshed Chronicles
History book, Shakespeare's source
soliloquy
actor alone on stage revealing thoughts to audience
aside
revealing of thoughts with other actors on stage
tragic hero
high ranking, tragic flaws lead to downfall
blank verse
unrhymed couplets
purpose of rhymed couplets
ends the scene
# of plays written in Scotland
36 history, comedy, and tragedy
# of plays set in Scotland
1
Hecate
Queen of the Witches
Earl of Northumberland
Siward
Graymalkin
cat, used as familar
Equivocator
one who misleads through language
MacDonwald
traitor to Scotland
Prince Cumberland
heir to Scottish throne, Malcom
Macbeth's tragic flaws
ambition and valiant fury
Lady Macbeth's tragic flaws
ambition and desire to unsex yourself
purpose of witch
plant seed of ambition in Macbeth's mind
Length of plays
2 hours
who played women's roles
boys
three apparitions
1. beware MacDuff 2. no man born of women will harm Macbeth 3. he will remained undefeated until Birnam wood comes to Dunsinane
How apparitions came true
Macduff's c-section, Malcolm tells soldiers to disguise themselveswith branches
Characteristics fo a tragedy
high ranking individual, serious, ending catastrophic, ending result of the tragic flaw