Macbeth Act I

What can you infer about King Duncan? he places high value on bravery and loyalty
Which of the following best describes Macbeth’s feelings about the possible assassination of King Duncan in Act I of The Tragedy of Macbeth tortured ambivalence
What is the central theme of Act I of The Tragedy of Macbeth? betrayal
The Tragedy of Macbeth and other Elizabethan plays represented a radical shift in English drama because they were ______________ not about religious themes
What appears to be Macbeth’s character flaw in Act 1? desire for power
During the Elizabethan period, theater companies began to _________________ use permanent performance spaces
What is the role of the witches in Act 1? they foreshadow events
In what way is Lady Macbeth stronger than Macbeth? she stands firm when Macbeth begins to waver in his deadly purpose
What are annotations helpful for? clarifying unfamiliar language
Elizabethan tragedies were modeled on plays from _________________ ancient Greece and Rome
Which would be true when watching a play at the Globe Theater? illusions of time and space would come from the words of the play
In Act I of The Tragedy of Macbeth, why does Lady Macbeth think Macbeth has a poor chance of achieving power? he is not ruthless enough
What do stage directions give the reader? information about what is taking place on stage
Which of the following is stage direction? (Thunder and lightning. enter THREE WITCHES.)
Throughout Act I of The Tragedy of Macbeth, Macbeth’s plans and actions seem to be motivated most of all by ________________ his wife’s encouragement