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Macbeth

by William Shakespeare

Shakespeare-Speak
Write in modern language what Shakespeare meant
when he wrote each phrase.

1. So foul and fair a day I have not seen.

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Thodore Chassriau
2. Give me your favor. My dull brain was wrought
With things forgotten.
Macbeth and the Three Witches

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QUIZ
Draw a line from the characters names to their description.

3. What man dare, I dare.


1. A brave, noble general who is Three Witches
murdered by Macbeth, and then
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haunts him as a ghost.

__________________________________________ 2. The good King of Scotland, Macduff


who is murdered by Macbeth.

3. A Scottish general who, after
listening to the witches prophesies, Lady Macbeth
4. He knows thy thought. Hear his speech but say
performs wicked deeds.
thou nought.
4. Macbeths wife, a deeply Duncan
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power and position.
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5. They plot mischief against Macbeth
Macbeth using spells and
5. Why should I play the Roman fool and die prophecies.

on mine own sword? 6. Son of Duncan. Becomes a


Malcolm
serious challenge to Macbeth.
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7. Nobleman who desires Banquo
vengeance for Macbeths
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Quiz Answers: 1. Banquo 2. Duncan 3. Macbeth 4. Lady Macbeth 5. Three Witches 6. Malcolm 7. Macduff
4. He can read your thoughts. Listen, but dont speak. 5. Why should I commit suicide like a solider of ancient Rome?
Shakspeare-Speak Answers: 1. Ive never seen a day that was so good and bad at the same time. 2. I beg your pardon. I was distracted. 3. Im as brave as any other man.

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Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Who Said It?
From this list of characters, write who said each quote.

Macbeth Lady Macbeth Banquo


Witches Malcolm

1. Whats done cannot be undone.

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2. Fair is foul, and foul is fair...fog and filthy air,


Hover through the fog and filthy air. The Sleepwalking
Lady Macbeth
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Heinrich Fssli

3. If you can look into the seeds of time, and say which
grain will grow, and which will not, speak.
9. I dare do all that may become a man;
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4. Nothing in his life became him like the leaving it; he died
As one that had been studied in his death,
To throw away the dearest thing he owd, 10. Theres husbandry in heaven;
As twere a careless trifle. Their candles are all out.

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5. Stars, hide your fires! 11. Is this a dagger which I see before me,
Let not light see my black and deep desires. The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee.

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6. Look like the innocent flower, 12. It will have blood, they say.
But be the serpent under it. Blood will have blood.

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7. Double, double, toil and trouble; 13. Go prick thy face, and over-red thy fear,
Fire burn and cauldron bubble! Thou lily-liverd boy.

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8. Yet who would have thought the old man to 14. Out, damned spot! out, I say!
have had so much blood in him.
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13. Macbeth 14. Lady Macbeth 11. Macbeth 12. Macbeth


10. Banquo 9. Macbeth 8. Lady Macbeth 7. Witches 6. Lady Macbeth 5. Macbeth 2. Witches 3. Banquo 4. Malcolm Answers: 1. Lady Macbeth

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