Macbeth Flashcards


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1

In what way is Lady Macbeth stronger than her husband?

She stands firm when Macbeth begins to waver in his deadly purpose.

2

What is the main topic of Act I of The Tragedy of Macbeth?

Betrayal

3

What important role do the witches play in Act I?

They foreshadow events.

4

The play was written by

William Shakespeare.

5

The first Thane of Cawdor is executed for

committing treason.

6

Macbeth was in the battle against Norway.

a brave leader

7

Why does Lady Macbeth think Macbeth has a poor chance of achieving power?

He is not ruthless enough.

8

What do stage directions give the reader?

Information about what is taking place on the stage.

9

Based upon the information in Act I, what appears to be Macbeth's character flaw?

A desire for power.

10

The three witches first met Macbeth in order to

foretell his future as king.

11

When Lady Macbeth learns that King Duncan would be visiting, she

she says that she will take control of the situation.