That's History Give us some Context It builds Character It's up to Fate It's your Free Will

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Shortest or Bloodiest
Macbeth is Shakespeare's __________ play.

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Scotland
Where does the play 'Macbeth' take place?

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Malcolm and Donalbain
Who are King Duncan's children?

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That he would become Thane of Cawdor and then he would become King.
What were the first prophecies that the witches gave Macbeth?

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Murder King Duncan
What did Macbeth and Lady Macbeth chose to do in order to get Macbeth closer to becoming King?

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True.
Shakespeare used real names/historical figures in the play. True or False?

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The Witches/The Witches first prophecies
What/Who started Macbeth down his path of greed and need for power, ultimately leading to his death?

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Macduff
Who is the character 'not born from a woman'?

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They would take the throne
What did the witches predict about the fates of Banquo's descendants?

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3
How many murderers were sent by Macbeth to kill Banquo?

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Shakespeare wrote witches into the play to please King James as he was in power/ruled the monarch at the time
Why were witches written into the play?

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Act 4
Which act is the falling action of the play?

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Banquo
Who is Macbeth's foil?

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Banquo is less than Macbeth now because he will not be king. However, he is greater than Macbeth because all his descendants will take the throne.
Banquo is said to be "lesser than Macbeth, and greater" (1.3.67). What does that mean?

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Because Macbeth feared his good nature and Banquo's descendants threatened his throne
Why did Macbeth chose to have Banquo killed?

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1606
In what year was Macbeth written?

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3
How many kings rule Scotland over the course of the play?

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Hectate
What is the name of the goddess of witchcraft that the witches speak to in Act 3?

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As the great chain of being says, if someone gains power unnaturally, the chain's balance is ruined and the person/thing that disturbed its order must fall.
Why could it be considered fate that Macbeth needed to die after he became king?

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She calls him a coward
What does Lady Macbeth do/say to convince Macbeth to kill King Duncan?

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The King of Scotland
Who was 'Macbeth' in real life?

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Malcolm to England Donalbain to Ireland
Where do Malcolm and Donalbain each go out of fear to escape the person who killed their father?

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Macbeth's guilt
What does Banquo's ghost represent?

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1. He should beware macduff 2. No one born from a woman will harm him 3. Until the trees of burnam wood come to dunsinane, he will be safe
List the three prophecies that the witches gave Macbeth after his dinner party.

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She wanted the power for her husband/herself
Why does Lady Macbeth chose to convince Macbeth to kill King Duncan?

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