Drama: Act V – Macbeth

The witches dance wildly around their caldron in a ____ frenzy.a.clamorousc.perturbedb.pristined.virtuous NOT C
Why does Shakespeare have Macbeth display certain admirable traits at the end of The Tragedy of Macbeth?a.to reinforce the idea that Macbeth is a victim of his tragic flawb.so the audience will realize that Macbeth was deceived by the witchesc.to make Macbeth’s death seem less tragicd.so the audience will no longer consider Macbeth a villain. A
Lady Macbeth’s guilt causes her a great ____ of spirit.a.harbingerc.developmentb.perturbationd.fortification B
At what point in The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act V, does Macbeth first begin to realize that he has been tricked by the prophecies?a.when he confronts and kills Young Siwardb.when he learns that Birnam Wood is moving toward the castlec.when he is told that Lady Macbeth is deadd.when Macduff reveals the details of how he was born B
When the doctor watches Lady Macbeth sleepwalking in Act V of The Tragedy of Macbeth, hea.prescribes her a potion.b.tells Lady Macbeth’s servant to make certain she gets back to bed.c.goes after her to awaken her gently.d.is completely baffled. D
The trees of Birnham Wood moving toward Dunsinane are ____ of Macbeth’s downfall.a.clamorousc.harbingersb.developmentsd.perturbations C
At the end of The Tragedy of Macbeth, how does Macbeth’s courage in battle affect the reader?a.It brings the reader full circle by once again pointing up an aspect of his noble nature.b.It brings up a new side of Macbeth, one of bravery in the face of adversity.c.It shows that Macbeth is courageous only in desperation.d.It shows Macbeth’s hatred for Malcolm and Macduff. A
In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act V, Scene i, you can tell that the waiting-gentlewoman isa.afraid of the doctor.b.angry about the death of King Duncan.c.loyal to Lady Macbeth.d.disloyal to Macbeth and his wife. C
In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act V, when the doctor tells the waiting-gentlewoman to take from Lady Macbeth “the means of all annoyance,” it is because he fears that Lady Macbeth mighta.be upset when she finds out she’s been sleepwalking.b.be guilty of a crime of treason.c.plan to leave Dunsinane.d.try to kill herself. NOT B
In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act V, Scene iii, what does Macbeth’s behavior toward the servant who comes to deliver a message ultimately show about Macbeth’s character?a.He has grown brutal.c.He has grown timid.b.He has remained honorable.d.He has begun to lack confidence. A