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Who says "Bleed, bleed, poor country"
Who says "Out, damn' spot!"
Who says "Turn, hell-hound, turn!"
Who says "A little water clears us of this deed"
When was Shakespeare born
When did Shakespeare die
April 23, 1616
Where did he focus most of his activities the last years of his life
What ruling Monarch was in power when Shakespeare was born
Queen Elizabeth the first
What was Shakespeare's parents name
John and Mary
What was Shakespeare's wife's name
How many children did Shakespeare have? What were there names?
Three; Susanna, Hamnet, Judith
Between the birth of this twins what was shakespeare doing?
He was a stage manager in a theatre in london
What was the name of Shakespeare's theater
Where did his family live!
Who helped Shakespeare build the Globe?
What did William Camden refer to Shakespeare as?
One of the most pregnant wits of our time
What happened to Shakespeare's acting company when King James succeeded Elizabeth I
The acting company became known as The kings men
The acting company rented, refurbished and opened a playing space called
People who question Shakespearian authorship share two traits which are:
Snobbish and lack of evidence
The First Folio was published
1623, 7 years after his death
Shakespeare theater is
A statement that seems to be contradictory but that might be true when considered from a particular perspective
A statement that lends itself to multiple interpretations, often with a deliberate intent to deceive
Who does the bloody child represent
What does the third apparation respresnt
Who does thr first apparation represent
The second son of Duncan who flees to Ireland
Who's Lady Macbeth's foil
Who is Angus
He is a Scottish noble man who accompanies Ross to deliver the news about Macbeth elevation to thane of Cawdor and he was apart of the revolution with Malcolm.
Who is Menteith
Menteith is a Scottish nobleman who first appears in Act 5 to join Malcolm and the English forces in the fight against Macbeth. He refers to Macbeth as a tyrant
Who is Caithness
He is used to inform us of military actions that occur during the play and join other nobles that go against Macbeth.
How many murderers are in the play, what are they responsible for and who are they.
They are three shady individuals sent by Macbeth to carry out the murder of Banquo and the subsequent murders of Lady Macduff and her young family. Two are men who are manipulated into believing that the people they are killing are responsible for their misfortunes. The third is unknown.
Who is Siward
Siward is an English earl with a noted military reputation who helps Malcolm regain the Scottish throne. Given to Malcolm form king Edward of England.
Who is Young Siward
Siward's son, Young Siward represents the potential of youth and the attendant threat to Macbeth's bloodline.
Who is Lennox
Lennox is a Scottish nobleman of some seniority who arrives at Macbeth's castle with Macduff on the morning that Duncan's murdered corpse is discovered. Lennox, at least initially, appears to remain loyal to Macbeth after the latter's accession to the Scottish throne. Then joins Malcolm later on before Macbeth's death
Most of Macbeth is written in what
Occasions when Shakespeare uses prose instead of verse
The weird sisters-rhyming couplets
To end a Scence
What is a soliloquy
Long monologue not saying anything to anyone in particular
What is an aside
In a scence- stop ways aside- back to stage. Something that is not heard by other actors but it is heard by the audience
What is a Foil
Simile for characters; similar silicates characters.
What is a Personification
Random object that have the personality or actions or thoughts of human
What is a hyperbole
Use of extreme exaggeration to prove a point
What is an understatement
The opposite of hyperbole, under exaggeration to prove a point
What is a motif
Repeated phrases to develop a theme
What is a Tragic hero
A protagonist of a tragedy;
a great or virtuous character in a dramatic tragedy who is destined for downfall, suffering, or defeat:
What is the oxford definition of weird
Fate or destiney
Shakespeare drew Duncan's murder form what
The constant assassination of Scottish kings