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Macbeth CPETSISST

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Would you characterize Macbeth as the protagonist or antagonist? Why? Macbeth is the antagonist because he commits the murders against other people. He is not the hero.
What is the tone of Macbeth? The tone is very morbid. Many murders and deaths occur. The psychological issues that the main characters experience like Macbeth and Lady Macbeth help add to the negative tone.
What is ironic about the play of Macbeth? Macbeth commits many murders in order to take power. However, in the end he suffers by being killed by one of his enemies. This is ironic because he ends up being killed after killing others.
Name three big events that occurred in the play. Macbeth killing Duncan, Banquo, Lady Macduff and her son. Any appearance of the witches or Hecate. The appearance of Banquo's ghost. The death of Macbeth. When lady Macbeth sleep walks. Others accepted.
What three countries does the play take place in? England, Ireland and Scotland
The play is in the point of view of which character. Since it is a play, the point of view is not of any specific character.
What is a symbol of Macbeth losing his sanity? Seeing the ghost of Banquo when no one else sees it. "Prithee, see there. Behold, look! Lo, how say you?" (3.4.82-83).
Where is Duncan killed? In Inverness while he was sleeping.
Does Macbeth kill Banquo himself? No, Macbeth hires three murderers to kill him and his son, Fleance.
"My hands are of your color, but I shame To wear a heart so white" (2.2.82-83). Lady Macbeth says this to Macbeth. This is an example of characterization. It characterizes Lady Macbeth.
What is an example of irony? The scene where Macbeth is killed by Macduff i s ironic because after Macbeth killed all of those people, he ends up being killed as well. "
"When shall we three meet again? In thunder, lightening, or in rain?" (1.1.1-2). Is this considered a symbol? Yes this is considered a symbol. I symbolizes the witches and their characteristics. There is always thunder when the witches appear.
Duncan- "See, see our honored hostess! - The love that follows us sometimes is our trouble, Which still we thank as love. Herein I teach you How you shall bid God 'ild us for your pains And thank us for your trouble" (1.6.13-16). This is tone because it sets the tone for Duncan. Lady Macbeth and Macbeth make him feel comfortable. However, it is also ironic because they make him comfortable, but then they kill him.
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