"Macbeth" Plot

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30 terms · Questions specifically emphasizing plot events from "The Tragedy of Macbeth". This section is for order of events, main plot development, or any questions relating to the progression of the story.

In what scene does Macbeth become the Thane of Cawdor?

Act 1 Scene 3

When does the murder of Duncan take place?

Between Act II Scene 1 and Act II Scene 2 -- offstage

In what scene does Lady Macbeth and Macbeth starting to plan Duncan's death?

Act 1 Scene 5

What were the 3 prophecies given to Macbeth?

1.Thane of Glamis
2. Thane of Cawdor
3. To be King

What's the setting?

Scotland, England

When the Weird sisters are on stage what's the weather like?

Storming, Thunder, Lighting

Who kills Duncan and how do they kill him?

Macbeth. They use daggers

What does the ringing of the bell signal in Act 2 Scene 1?

For Macbeth to go and kill the King

What is Macbeth's tragic flaw?

Ambition

Who tells Macbeth that he(Macbeth) is Thane of Cawdor?

Ross

Who kills the bloody grooms?

Macbeth

How does Macbeth feel after he murders Duncan?

Guilty

what are the witches?

Represent evil, the fates

What does Lady Macbeth reveal in her sleepwalking scene?

All of her crimes

How many times is Banquo stabbed?

20 times in the head

Why does Lady Macbeth strike upon the bell?

Its time to kill

Why doesn't Lady Macbeth kill Duncan?

He reminds her of her Father

What time did the porter go to bed?

seconded o clock (3 o clock)

Whom does Duncan name as heir to the throne?

Malcolm

Who gives Macbeth the title Thane of Cawdor?

Duncan

Who does not attend Macbeth's banquet?

Macduff

Who smears the grooms with blood?

Lady Macbeth

How many times does Banquo's ghost appear?

2 times

How many murderers were there?

3

Do the witches have beards

yes

What does the bloody child prophesy?

Someone of woman cannot kill Macbeth

Where is Duncan buried

Colmekill

How does Malcolm describe himself to Macduf

As being more evil than Macbeth no kingly virtues

Who was with Macbeth when he encounters the witches?

Banquo

Who was the first person murdered by Macbeth?

Duncan

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