Shakespeare Elizabethan era hamlet Macbeth
Terms in this set (49)
How was the acting in the Shakespeare's time viewed?
Looked down upon
Literary genres of Shakespeare's plays
Theatre built by and called?
Built by chamberlain and is called globe theatre
philosophy that sir Thomas more was strongly influenced by
How many wives did Henry VIII have?
The daughters of Henry VIII who also became queen
Mary and Elizabeth
King James was known for commissioning the translation of which major literary work?
Who was guy fawkes and what was his plan
"Remember 5th of November"
Gun powder plot
Blow up the king
Who was the author of the book demonology
What kind of plays used allegory to teach lessons
What were miracle plays
Was about the Bible and whatnot
What does Renaissance mean?
4 way renaissance changed England
1. Expansion of knowledge
3.intense political struggle
What do the witches prophecy?
1. Thanes of glamis
2. Thanes of cawdor
3. King hereafter
What does Duncan order Ross to do
Tell Macbeth he is the new thane of cawdor
How does lady Macbeth first find out that Duncan is coming to her castle
Macbeth letter from messenger
What does greeting from act 1 scene 5 show us about lady macbeth
She thinks Macbeth is already king
How does Macbeth and his wife ensure that Duncan's guards will be blamed for his death
Use their daggers to kill him
What does "I have no spurs to prick the sides of my intent" reveal about macbeth
He has no way to justify killing him
Why is lady Macbeth unable to kill Duncan herself
He looks like her father
Why is lady Macbeth forced to put the daggers near the guards
Macbeth accidentally brought the daggers back
Why does Shakespeare put the porter scene after the killing of Duncan
For comic relief
How is macduffs warm greeting to Macbeth in scene 3 an example of dramatic irony?
Macbeth killed Duncan
How does Macbeth persuade the murderers to kill banquo
He tells them banquo is the reason there life is ruined
What does Hecate say is "mortals chiefest enemy"
What happens to Macbeth when he sees the ghost at the dinner table
He becomes agitated and breaks down
Why does banquo have hope that his prophecy will come true
Everything the witches have said has come true
Why does Macbeth and lady Macbeth say they envy duncan
He is at rest
Lady macduff says that all traitors are
Swearers and liars
What do Macbeth and macduff have in common at the end of act IV
they want to kill each other
What does lady Macbeth try to wash away
Blood on her hands
What reveals Macbeth overconfidence
He is not "born of a women"
What does the line "life's but a walking shadow" reveal about macbeth
Life is short
to relieve tension between two intense scenes
weaknesses or moral faults that are revealed about characters in a story
when a reader is aware of something that a character isn't
Two characters with numerous similarities but one major, and illuminating, difference.
a work of fiction with an unhappy ending
tragic hero (n)
is a person of noble birth with heroic or potentially heroic qualities.
Main theme of macbeth
"Fair is foul and foul is fair"
How does Macbeth change throughout play
He was brace and fearless then he became evil and was killed for his crimes
Prince of Denmark
King of Denmark
Queen of Denmark
Wife of ghost and Claudius
Polonius's son and Ophelia's brother
Hamlet's best friend
Mostly hangs around and listens
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
Hamlet's childhood friends
No one can tell them apart