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The ghost of this man sits in Macbeth's seat at a banquet
Rebellious Thane whose forces Macbeth defeats at the beginning of the play
Name of King Duncan's youngest son
Second of 3 apparitions seen by Macbeth when he meets Weird sisters in Act 4 Scene 1
Old man tells Ross this creature killed a falcon
The second apparition tells Macbeth to be bold because 'none of ____ _____ shall harm Macbeth'
'Come, you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, And fill me from the crown to the toe top-full Of direst cruelty!'
Head of rebel forces under Thane of Cawdor in first battle/beheaded by Macbeth
What castle is Macbeth defending when Malcolm comes against him?
'What, can the devil speak true?'
'Had he not resembled My father as he slept, I had done't.'
Title of Bradbury work taken from line in Macbeth about two boys' experience with a carnival in the Midwest
Who does Macbeth kill just before he is slain
Macbeth's castle
Third of 3 apparitions seen by Macbeth when he meets Weird sisters in Act 4 Scene 1
What does Malcolm order his troops to carry into the final battle?
The 3rd apparition tells Macbeth that he won't be vanquished until this entity comes against him
What English title does Malcolm confer on his thanes upon defeating Macbeth
Son of Banquo/escapes when Macbeth has his father murdered
'Yet I will try the last. Before my body I throw my warlike shield. Lay on, Macduff, And damn'd be him that first cries, 'Hold, enough!''
What does the apparition of an armed head warn Macbeth to beware of?
Macbeth's title at the beginning of the play
Title of Faulkner work taken from line in Macbeth that also alludes to characters in the story as 'a tale told by an idiot'
The king of this nation, Sweno, also attacked Duncan when Macdonwald rebelled
Thane of Fife
Who kills Macbeth?
'Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood Clean from my hand? No, this my hand will rather The multitudinous seas incarnadine, Making the green one red'
Which creatures of Duncan's ate each other on the eve of his death
Officer who reports to Macbeth in Act 5/brings word of the death of Lady Macbeth
'Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble.'
'Macduff was from his mother's womb Untimely ripp'd'
Collective name of the 3 witches
Title of Agatha Christie work taken from line in Macbeth
Who does the final king in the vision from Act 4 Scene 1 represent?
Macbeth's title awarded for his bravery in 1st battle in the play
'Thou hast it now: King, Cawdor, Glamis, all, As the weird women promised, and I fear Thou play'dst most foully for't'
The final king in the vision from Act 4 Scene 1 carries this in his hand
Title of Ted Hughes work taken from line in Macbeth
'By the pricking of my thumbs/Something wicked this way comes'
In Act 4 Scene 3 Malcolm claims that the King of England has given him this Northumbrian earl & 10,000 troops to take back Scotland
First of 3 apparitions seen by Macbeth when he meets Weird sisters in Act 4 Scene 1
Title of Steinbeck novel taken from line in Macbeth about a small town in an unnamed nation allied with England & Russia occupied by invading army (clear allusions to Nazis)
These characters are blamed for the murder of Duncan
Title of heir to Scottish Throne
This work was used by Shakespeare as source material for Macbeth
What does the 3rd apparition have in its hand
Who was Macbeth's father?
Who speaks to Lady Macduff about her husbands mission to England in Act 4 Scene 2
'But screw your courage to the sticking-place, And we'll not fail.'
Name of King Duncan's oldest son
What's done is done.
Discovers the body of King Duncan
For what English King who was descended from Banquo did Shakespeare originally perform Macbeth
'All my pretty ones? Did you say all? O hell-kite! All? What, all my pretty chickens and their dam At one fell swoop?'
Kills Duncan's grooms
Act 1 Scene 5, Lady Macbeth refers to a messenger as this type of bird 'That croakes the fatal entrance of Duncan'
After Macbeth sees the 3 apparitions in Act 4 Scene 1, he sees the ghost of Banquo with this number of kings with him
'Nothing in his life Became him like the leaving it'
'False face must hide what false heart doth know'
'Out, damned spot! out, I say!—One: two: why, then, 'tis time to do't.—Hell is murky!—Fie, my lord, fie! a soldier, and afeard?'
'It is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing.'
'Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand?'
Act 1 Scene 5, Lady Macbeth tells Macbeth that this 'is as a book where men may read strange matters'
Great Birnhman Wood must come to this location before Macbeth can be vanquished
Thane who along with Macbeth meets the witches/prophecied to beget kings
'Where we are, there's daggers in men's smiles'

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