English 12A Macbeth

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Based on the book that King James wrote himself, what subject was he fascinated by?
witchcraft
What was the real King Duncan like?
aggressive and cruel
What brings the downfall of the hero of a tragedy?
a tragic flaw
Which of the following quotations is the best example of a paradox?
"Lesser than Macbeth, and greater."
Which of the following is an example of indirect characterization?
"Bellona's bridegroom"
If you are a valiant person , you are
courageous
At the beginning of scene 7 in Macbeth, Macbeth expresses doubt about murdering Duncan because
Macbeth is King Duncan's subject and host
Macbeth's first act includes all of the following except
a cold-blooded, premeditated murder
In Macbeth, what is Macbeth's tragic flaw?
his lust for power
A play's exposition refers to
its background on the plot and characters
Choose the word that best matches to word in italics.

The soldier decided to test his METTLE on the battlefield.
courage
In Macbeth, what time of day is it in the opening of Act 2?
just after midnight
"Is this a _______________ which I see before me?"
dagger
A literary device that provides hints about what is to happen later on in the story is
foreshadowing
At the beginning of Act 3, Scene 1 in Macbeth, what is Banquo wondering?
if Macbeth took the crown unjustly
In Macbeth, who says "We have scorched the snake, but not killed it"?
Macbeth
In Macbeth, what is the inciting incident?
the event that sets the story on its course