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Shakespeare and Macbeth
Terms in this set (41)
When was Shakespeare born and when did he die?
Born April 23, 1564
Died April 23, 1616
Where was Shakespeare born?
how many plays and sonnets did shakespeare write?
37 plays and 154 sonnets
in 1592, what was shakespeare working as in London?
an actor and playwright
1597- what did shakespeare become a shareholder in?
Lord Chamberlain's Men or the London Theater Company
in 1603 what did King James rename Lord Chamberlain's Men?
the Kings Men
when did Lord Chamberlain's Men build the Globe Theater?
in the Globe Theater, how much did groundlings have to pay?
how many levels of galleries were in the Globe Theater?
what level of the Globe Theater was made for Romeo and Juliet?
second level gallery or upper stage
in the Globe Theater, what did the red, white, and black flags stand for?
why were only men and boys allowed to appear on theater stages?
it would've been indecent for a woman to
macbeth: where did shakespeare find inspiration from?
Holinshed's Chronicles (popular British history book)
what historical event is Macbeth based on?
the death of King Duncan at the hands of his kinsman, Macbeth
away from here
in addition to
Ordinary writing that is not poetry, drama, or song
only spoken by lower class characters
the sequence of events in a literary work
usually begins the plot; introduces the setting, characters, and situation
4 different types of conflict
man vs. man
man vs. himself
man vs. society
man vs. nature
the turning point of the story; begins the falling action
end of central conflict
Drama where the central characters suffer great tragedy as a result of fate, a character flaw, or both
Central idea of a work of literature; insight about life that explains the downfall
what is one theme in macbeth?
unchecked ambition leads to corruption
a character sets off another character by contrast
A long speech expressing the inner thoughts of a character alone on stage
words spoken in an undertone directed at the audience, not intended to be heard by the other actors on stage
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