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Multiple Choice: Please select the best answer and click "submit." Read the following passage: MACBETH. Be innocent of the knowledge, dearest chuck, Till thou applaud the deed. Come, seeling night, Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful day; And with thy bloody and invisible hand Cancel and tear to pieces that great bond Which keeps me pale! Light thickens; and the crow Makes wing to the rooky wood: Good things of day begin to droop and drowse; While night's black agents to their preys do rouse. Thou marvell'st at my words: but hold thee still; Things bad begun make strong themselves by ill. So, prithee, go with me. William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act III, scene ii
i believe it would be A because when he says be innocent of the knowledge he means let her not know of
Read the following passage: MACBETH. Do you find Your patience so predominant in your nature That you can let this go? Are you so gospell'd To pray for this good man and for his issue, Whose heavy hand hath bow'd you to the grave And beggar'd yours for ever? William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act III, scene i Which of the following correctly conveys the meaning of the text? A. Will you grant an old man his last wish and kill Banquo? I will see to it that you and your family will never be hungry or poor again. B. Are you so kind that you would wish this man and his sons good fortune even though he took your money and made your life miserable? C. Do you have enough patience to search for the king's murderer on your own, or will you be too angry and commit a terrible crime? D. Do you know that Banquo tried to kill you and your family? Will you get revenge for the wrongs that have been done to you?
Will you grant an old man his last wish and kill Banquo? I will see to it that you and your family will never be hungry or poor again.
MALCOLM. What will you do? Let's not consort with them. To show an unfelt sorrow is an office Which the false man does easy. I'll to England. DONALBAIN. To Ireland, I. Our separated fortune Shall keep us both the safer. Where we are, There's daggers in men's smiles. The near in blood, The nearer bloody. MALCOLM. This murderous shaft that's shot Hath not yet lighted, and our safest way Is to avoid the aim. Therefore, to horse, And let us not be dainty of leave-taking, But shift away. There's warrant in that theft Which steals itself when there's no mercy left. William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act II, scene iii What frightens Malcolm and Donalbain into fleeing Scotland? A. They believe someone will try to murder them, too. B. They think they will be suspected of the crime. C. They witness Macbeth killing their father. D. They fear they will be branded traitors.
o come on if some1 murdered ur father and you were next in line to the throne what would be the only reason you would run away?? lol try to put a little effort into it
MALCOLM. What will you do? Let's not consort with them. To show an unfelt sorrow is an office Which the false man does easy. I'll to England. DONALBAIN. To Ireland, I. Our separated fortune Shall keep us both the safer. Where we are, There's daggers in men's smiles. The near in blood, The nearer bloody. MALCOLM. This murderous shaft that's shot Hath not yet lighted, and our safest way Is to avoid the aim. Therefore, to horse, And let us not be dainty of leave-taking, But shift away. There's warrant in that theft Which steals itself when there's no mercy left. William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act II, scene iii Which of these lines would support the answer to the question of why Malcolm and Donalbain feel they need to leave Scotland? A. "To show an unfelt sorrow is an office / Which the false man does easy." B. "Therefore, to horse, / And let us not be dainty of leave-taking" C. "Where we are, / There's daggers in men's smiles. The near in blood, / The nearer bloody." D. "What will you do? Let's not consort with them."
ik its not d
the near in blood means the closer related the nearer bloody means those next in line could be next for there's daggers in men's smiles means they want to kill the next in line
LADY MACBETH. Come on; Gentle my lord, sleek o'er your rugged looks; Be bright and jovial among your guests to-night. William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act III, scene ii Which of the following is the best translation of the text? A. Your rugged good looks make you the perfect king, and your loyal subjects await your command. B. You look too happy for someone who has so recently committed such a horrible crime. C. Your guests suspect that you are responsible for the king's death, so beware. D. Stop acting like you're so upset and be sure to look happy and cheerful for your guests tonight.
LADY MACBETH. Alack, I am afraid they have awaked, And 'tis not done. Th' attempt and not the deed Confounds us. Hark! I laid their daggers ready; He could not miss 'em. Had he not resembled My father as he slept, I had done 't. William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act II, scene ii What does Lady Macbeth's decision not to kill Duncan herself show about her character? A. That she wants Macbeth to take charge and do it, proving he's a real man B. That she has a softer side, although she rarely shows it C. That she feels women are gentler than men and not as violent D. That she's afraid of being blamed for any of the events that will happen
i think its B
Which example best shows that Macbeth has become power hungry and will do anything to keep the throne? A. Macbeth is the only one who sees Banquo's ghost at the banquet. B. Macbeth is too upset to take the dagger back to Duncan's room. C. Macbeth tells Lady Macbeth that he believes he will never sleep again. D. Macbeth persuades the murderers to kill Banquo and his son.
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Which is the best example of dramatic irony? A. A man wants to go to a football game instead of on the date he has planned with his girlfriend, so he tells her he's sick with the flu. He is shocked later on when he runs into her at the game and sees her with another guy. B. A basketball coach sarcastically tells his team members they are all winners after they lose the state championship by a large margin. C. The reader knows that a teacher's new student is actually his long-lost sister, but the teacher is unaware of this until the end of the story. D. The plot of a mystery twists and turns until the end of the story, when the reader finally learns who committed the crime and why.
its where the readers know something that the characters do not
B or d
which 1 says THE READER KNOWS???
What is another name for a character's tragic flaw? A. Ethos B. Poetics C. Hamartia D. Irony
im not sure if it was ethos or irony...
its c i think
Who first explained the idea of the tragic hero in The Poetics? A. Aristotle B. Shakespeare C. Sophocles D. Tolstoy
its obvious who were u just reading?? who is the author of Macbeth??
In literature, what is dramatic irony? A. The difference between what is said and what is actually meant or happens B. The underlying reason a tragic hero causes a tragedy to happen C. A situation where the hero goes from happiness to suffering because of his or her own actions D. A situation where the reader or audience knows something that the characters do not
Which of the following is the best example of a tragic hero? A. A popular king is murdered and returns as a ghost to haunt the people who killed him. B. A powerful king dies alone after his pride and vanity cause everyone to abandon him. C. A young boy becomes a powerful leader after years of hard work and determination. D. A brave warrior struggles for many years to return to his home and see his family again.
tragic heros almost ALWAYS die in the end
his 1 is pretty tricky its probable b
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it was b :D
A(n) goes from happiness to suffering because of his or her actions, which often occur as a result of a tragic flaw. A. tragic hero B. romantic hero C. comic foil D. antagonist
dispite the name i believe it is romantic hero if it said death then i would say tragic hero but it doesnt so i think its B
Which plot is the best example of a tragedy? A. An old man tells his grandson the heartbreaking story of his experiences as a soldier in World War II. B. The chief of police loses his job and the respect of his family after his lies and criminal connections are exposed. C. A couple struggles to stay together as their families and careers manage to keep them apart. D. A little girl is lost on the streets of New York City, and her parents work to find her as quickly as possible.
hmm maybe A??
Which character is the best example of a tragic hero? A. After cruelly clawing his way to power, a king is haunted by those he has harmed along the way and realizes he has lost everything. B. A young prince who is sent to a prison tower to live out the rest of his life enviously watches life pass him by and plots his revenge. C. A small boy who is kidnapped and forced to become a slave grows up to be a mighty warrior and fights to free the other enslaved people of his country. D. After he is murdered by his ambitious son, an aging king returns as a ghost in order to haunt his son and cause him to regret his actions.
D is the only one that says someone dies so im going to go with D
What characteristic do tragic heroes share? A. They are forced to struggle before ultimately finding happiness. B. They try to change the traditional structures of society. C. Their families often suffer because of their mistakes. D. Their own actions or decisions cause their downfall.
probably D if so the previous ? would have been A then but im not completely sure
Which is an example of irony in Macbeth? A. The three witches make the prediction that Macbeth will someday be both thane of Cawdor and king. B. King Duncan thinks Macbeth is a good and virtuous man, when in reality, Macbeth is plotting his murder. C. Lady Macbeth returns the bloody dagger to King Duncan's room after Macbeth is too upset to do it himself. D. Macbeth is unable to say "amen" after he hears King Duncan's guards praying in their sleep.
probably B because one character thinks one thing when in reality it is the opposite
What is the best example of a tragic flaw? A. Banquo's suspicions about the king's death B. Macbeth's fierceness on the battlefield C. Lady Macbeth's ambition to see her husband become king D. Macbeth's murder of King Duncan's guards
i think so but i could be wrong
Why would an image of a hero change over time? A. To show something completely opposite of what came before B. To appeal to what modern-day audiences like and expect C. To reflect the time and culture in which the hero was created D. To allow authors to produce a hero who is unique
i believe it would be C
Why might a writer use irony? A. To demonstrate how a hero goes from happiness to suffering because of his or her own actions B. To explain events important to the plot that took place before the story began C. To allow the reader to understand the inner thoughts of a character and his or her actions D. To show a situation in which the outcome of events contradicts what is generally expected
plz think wut is ur guess??
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normally signifies the opposite, typically for humorous or emphatic effect:
Which is the best example of a hero's inner conflict? A. A knight goes on a quest for a priceless artifact, encountering many adventures along the way. B. A prince struggles to decide whether to kill the man who murdered his father. C. A queen is killed by her husband, who mistakenly thinks she has been unfaithful to him. D. A king fights a war with a neighboring country to protect his land and wealth.
inner conflict is a battle between ones self to make a decision which one sounds like that?
Why could we consider Macbeth a tragic hero? A. He becomes a powerful king. B. He has to overcome much pain and sorrow. C. He commits murder to get what he wants. D. His tragic flaw helps to cause his downfall.
i believe it is D
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Which is the best example of a hero's inner conflict? A. A king struggles with his own ambition as he decides whether to keep killing his opponents in order to gain more power. B. A queen rules her country with grace and honor, winning her much respect and admiration. C. A gladiator must fight his way to freedom by participating in several terrifying battles. D. A prince protects his right to the throne by killing all the people who stand in his way.
Why has the physical description of the hero changed throughout the years? A. To prove that authors can create original characters B. To allow for the advancement of technology C. To excite audiences with new and different heroes D. To reflect how a specific time and culture view heroism