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Macbeth Act 1
Terms in this set (16)
To punish by beating; to criticize severely
diminish gradually in size, amount, or strength
One that indicates or foreshadows what is to come; forerunner
1.Involved by logical necessity
2. Appealed to; beseeched
the time between
Strength of character; determined
A difficult or dangerous condition or situation
of, or a characteristic of, a prophet or prophecy
to think or infer without certain or strong evidence; conjecture; guess
a thing of little value or importance
Main character who wants to become King. He murders Duncan and anyone in the way of his kingship.
Wife of Macbeth
The brave, noble general whose children, according to the witches' prophecy, will inherit the Scottish throne. Macbeth's best friend.
The good King of Scotland whom Macbeth, in his ambition for the crown, murders.
Duncan's oldest son; Prince of Cumberland (heir to throne of Scotland); Leaves to England
The first Thane of Cawdor and a traitor to King Duncan.
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