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to watch lady macbeth

What does the gentlewomen want the doctor to do in scene 1?

she feels guilty for her killings

What major changes has taken place in Lady Macbeth's conscience in scene 1?

desire, she wants be cleaned from this quilt

Identify and explain one behavior that represents this change.

hopeless, she feels she'll never find relief

Identify and explain a second behavior that represents this change.

sorry, showing guilt for macduff

identify and explain a third behavior that represents this change.

useless, she decides to hide this regret,

identify and explain a fourth behavior that represents this change.

he can't control his actions, becomes corrupt

How does Caithness describe Macbeth's state of mind in scene 2?

ignorance, because he stinks he can still win

How does Macbeth react to the news of the thanes who have gone to fight on Malcolm's side in scene 3? Why?

She's troubled and restless

What news of Lady Macbeth does the doctor bring Macbeth in scene 3?

when the audience knows something than the characters.

What is Dramatic Irony?

to cure Scotland from diseases and because Macbeth is the disease

What does Macbeth ask the doctor to do for Scotland in Scene 3? How is this as an example of dramatic irony?

to cut the trees and carry it as camoflauge.

What does Malcolm command his troops to do in Scene 4?

she died

What news of Lady Macbeth is delivered to Macbeth in scene 5?

The Birnam wood began to move

What strange news does the Messenger bring Macbeth in scene 5?

to fight anyway, that its foolish to retreat.

What decision does the Messenger's news caused Macbeth to make? Why?

Malcolm is fighting for what's right?

What can readers infer about Malcolm based on his command of invading forces in scene 6?

to avenge his family

Based on Macduff's dialogue in Scene 7, why does he want to be the person to kill Macebth?

Macduff tells Macbeth that he was ripped from his mothers womb.

What happens in scene 8 that finally caused Macbeth to believe he may be beaten?

because of how he died

What is Siward's primary concern about the death of his son?

by giving them new titles

Once he hailed king, how does Malcolm reward his thanes?

the state of being whole,entire, or undiminished

define integrity

an act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers, especially by a character in a play.

Define soliloquy

The art of effective persuasive speaking and writing. The undo use of vexageration and display

Define rhetoric

the use of questions that require no answer to make the speaker's rightness seem self-evident

Define rhetorical questions


a fatal flaw leading to the downfall of a tragic hero or heroine.

define tragic flaw

a warning

define forbode

The atmosphere that pervades a literary work with the intention of evoking a certain emotion or feeling from the audience.

define mood

a person who actively opposes or is hostile to someone or something; an adversary.

define antagonist

to shake or wave

define brandished

join with a seam

define unseamed

bare, desolate

define bleak

showing depth, and sincerity of feeling

define earnest

an article or thing of little value

define trifles

to think of infer

define surmise

a temporary and provisional arrangement, makeshift

define interim

freely, candidly, openly

define frankly

to repay

define recompense

an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or primary meaning.

define connotation

to influence

define beguile

a monarch

define sovereign

character speech

Define dialogue

predict events

define foreshadowing