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imagerydescriptive language used in literature to recreate sensory experiencesdramatic ironya contradiction between what a character thinks and what the reader or audience knows to be truesituational ironyan event occurs that directly contradicts the expectations of the characters, the reader, or the audienceverbal ironywords are used to suggest the opposite of what is meantmoodthe feeling created in the reader by a literary work or passageparadoxa statement that seems contradictory but is actually truerun-on linea line that does not have a pause or a stop at the endeponymousdescribes a work that takes its title from its protagonist; e.g., Beowulf, The Legend of King Arthur, The Tragedy of Macbethiambic pentametera poetic meter that is made up of 5 stressed syllables each followed by an unstressed syllable ex. Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?simileA comparison using "like" or "as"metaphora figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.PersonificationA figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudesThe witches' prophecies for Macbeth and Banquo:Macbeth will become king; Banquo's sons will be kingsWhen does Macbeth first think about murder?When he wants to kill King Duncan in order to take the throneHow Macbeth and Lady Macbeth will present themselves to others:M: from strong, well respected man to a cold, heartless, fearless murderer Lady M: from strong willed to a paranoid childHow M and Banquo feel about the witchesthought they were creepy and were very suspicious of themLady Macbeth's part in the murdershe was going to drug Duncan's bodyguardsWho finds Duncan's body?MacduffWhat Macbeth envies about Duncanthat he's dead and at peaceClimax of MacbethMacbeth murders King DuncanMacbeth's hallucinationssees Banquo's ghost in a chair; keeps seeing blood and daggers M: "Is this a dagger I see before me, the handle toward my hand?"Who is the rightful heir to the throne?MalcolmThe apparitions' messagesBeware of Macduff; beware of the one who did not come from a woman; Macbeth shall never vanquish until Great Birnam Wood and high Dunsinane Hill shall come against himoutcomes of apparitions' messagesbeware of Macduff: Macduff ends up killing Macbeth beware of the one who did not come from a woman: Macduff's mother died before giving childbirth (c-section) Macbeth shall never vanquish until Great Birnam Wood and high Dunsinane Hill shall come against him:What Lady Macduff says about her husband (and why)says he is a traitor because he left themHow MacDuff reacts to news of his family's murderhe is distraught and wants revengeLady Macbeth's problem and outcome in Act Vsick (ptsd); ends up dyingSiward's reaction to his son's deathproud; said he had a heroic death and would want all of his sons to die that waythe tomorrow speech in Macbethsays life is slow, filled with small unimportant details and endlessly repetitive daysSound and FurySignifying nothing.Macbeth's poor decisions and erratic behavior throughout the play:kept killing people; had may hallucinations; let his ambition get in the way; yelled and screamed a lotWho said: Fair is foul and foul is fairThe three witchesWho said: Thou shalt get kings, though thou be nonethird witchWho said "Glamis, and thane of Cawdor!/ The greatest is behind"?macbethWho said: "And oftentimes, to win us to our harm, The instruments of darkness tell us truths, Win us with honest trifles, to betray's In deepest consequence--"banquoWho said: "We will establish our estate upon our eldest Malcolm"duncanWho said "Stars, hide your fires, Let not light see my black and deep desires"?Macbethwho said: "This castle hath a pleasant seat.duncanWho said: "Is this a dagger I see before me, the handle toward my hand?"MacbethWho said "Had he not resembled / My Father as he slept, I had done't"Lady macbethWho said: "Shake off this downy sleep, death's counterfeit, and look on death itself!"macduffWho said "Look like the innocent flower/But be the serpent under't."lady macbethWho said: "Fly, good Fleance!" Fly, Fly, Fly!"banquowho said: I am in blood stepped in so far that, should I wade no more, returning were as tedious as go o''erMacbethWho said: was not that nobly done? ay, and wisely too: for 'twould have angered any heart alive to hear the men deny'tlennoxwho said: "I think our country sinks beneath the yoke; it weep, it bleeds, and each new day a gash is added to her woundsMalcolmwho said: "King Macbeth's title hangs loose about him like a giant's robe upon a dwarfish thief"angusWho said "Out damned spot! all the perfumed of arabia will not sweeten this little handlady macbethWho said, "Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow"? creeps in this petty pace from day to daymacbethwho said: god's soldier be he! had I as many sons as I have hairs, I would not wish them to a fairer deathSiward