Shakespeare's era
Which character?
Language
Shakespeare's Theatre
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100

The name of the era in which Shakespeare lived
What is the Elisabethan Era?

100

The Thane of Cawdor lives; why do you dress me in borrowed robes?
Who is Macbeth?

100

Unrhymed iambic pentametre.
What is blank verse?

100

The area in which the theatres were located.
What is the area outside the city walls?

100

The name of Shakespeare's theatre.
What is the Globe?

200

A name for the process in which people move from the countryside to the cities.
What is urbanisation?

200

That which hath made them drunk hath made me bold.
Who is Lady Macbeth?

200

Another word for an opposition.
What is antithesis?

200

The gender of Shakespeare's actors.
What is masculine/man?

200

To be or not to be...
What is Hamlet?

300

The invention that revolutionized writing and liberated it from the control of the Church.
What is Gutenberg's printing press?

300

[...] I fear, thou playedst most foully for 't [...]
Who is Banquo?

300

The personal pronoun(s) used when speaking intimately.
What is thou etc.?

300

A person who has bought the cheapest ticket available.
What is a groundling?

300

The year Shakespeare died.
What is 1616?

400

The group of people who were anti-theatre as opposed to Queen Elisabeth.
Who are the Puritans?

400

What he hath lost, noble Macbeth hath won.
Who is Duncan?

400

The device used when characters use elaborate imagery - or when they elaborate on each other's imagery.
What is conceit/extended metaphor?

400

The area beneath the stage from which ghosts etc. could emerge.
What is Hell?

400

The era in European history in which focus was on man and man's life on Earth?
What is the Renaissance?

500

A violent sport/competition that took place in arenas next to the theatres.
What is bear baiting?

500

Doubtful it stood, as two spent swimmers, that do cling together and choke their art.
Who is the Captain?

500

The style/type of language/genre used when the characters speak of serious topics.
What is verse?

500

A line in which a character talks to him-/herself and reveals his or her private thoughts. Usually the character is alone on stage.
What is a soliloquy?

500

The place where Shakespeare was born.
What is Stratford-upon-Avon?