Hudson English 12 Semester Exam Study Guide Part 2
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According to the innkeeper, the ______ has killed everyone in a nearby village.
privy thief called Death
What moral lesson does the Pardoner convey through his use of allegory in "The Pardoner's Tale"?
greed ultimately leads death
Why does the Pardoner preach about greed?
to warn that sin leads to death
How do the rioters treat the Old Man when they first meet him?
they insult him and don't pay attention to what he has to say
How is the Pardoner similar to the three rioters?
he only tells his tale for greedy reasons, he is greedy himself
What does the Old Man most want?
he want to die, but not even Death itself will take his life
a story that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect
Describe an event or situation from "The Pardoner's Tale" that is ironic.
the Pardoner preaches against greed, saying that it ultimately leads to death, but he is greedy himself
Which sins do the rioters allegorically symbolize?
greed, pride, gluttony
In Act I of Macbeth, what predictions do the witches make for Macbeth? For Banquo?
Macbeth: he will become Thane of Cawdor an he will become king
Banquo: less than Macbeth but greater, not so happy but happier
In Act I of Macbeth, how dies King Duncan reward Macbeth for his bravery in battle?
he makes him Thane of Cawdor
Duncan announces that his son ______ will succeed him as King of Scotland.
What does Lady Macbeth mean when she says that her husband is "too full of the milk of human kindness to catch the nearest way"?
her husband is too nice to kill Duncan
How does Lady Macbeth implicate the chamberlains in the murder of King Duncan?
she drugged their evening drink to make them pass out
Identify comic relief.
comic episodes in a dramatic or literary work that offset more serious sections
Which character provides comic relief at the end of Act ____, shortly after the Macbeths have murdered King Duncan?
2, the Porter
What unintended effect does Malcolm and Donalbain's fleeing Scotland have?
makes everyone think they were the ones who murdered King Duncan
Why does Macduff go to war against Macbeth?
he thinks Macbeth is a tyrant
In Act IV, what three apparitions do the witches show Macbeth? What prediction does each apparition make?
an Armed head (symbol of Macduff- beware of Macduff)
a bloody child (symbol of Macduff at birth- no one born of a woman shall kill Macbeth)
a crowned child holding a tree (symbol of Malcolm- Macbeth will not be killed until Great Birnham wood comes to Dunsinane hill)
betrayal of trust
having no pity, cruel
lacking physical strength due to age or illness
patriotic feeling, efforts, or principles
Identify three ways to correct run-on sentences.
semicolon, period and start new sentence, add conjunction and comma
a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable
arousing pity, especially through vulnerability or sadness
having or showing a composed or serious manner that is worthy of respect
the general attitude of a piece of work