Macbeth Act 1

(Act 1 scene 1)What Makes a good man?
A man with loyalty, respect, strenght, power, kind, is helpful, humble, mature and hench
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What does the play begin with?
The captian reporting to Kind Ducan about the battle the Scottish have won against the norway
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How is Macbeth described as by the captain?
He is described as brave, full of courage and no stranger to violence king Ducan is very impressed by Macbeth's loyalty to Scotland
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What does 'Macbeth' focus on?
It is a tragedy which focuses on a 'Hero' who falls into evil and corruption. He is 'Flawed', 'Hero-Villian'
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(Act 1 Scene 2) What is a kern?
Foot solider armed with sword and shield
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What is a fortune?
Fate
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What is a 'brandished steel'?
Macbeth is waving his sword threateningly
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What does the quotation 'smoked with blood execution' mean?
It is cold that the blood on the sword is creating steam just as breath does in cold weather
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What does valor mean?
Bravery (this is a personification used by Shakespear)
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What is a minion?
Servant
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What does unseamed mean?
Split open
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What does nave mean?
Navel
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What is chaps?
Jaw
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What does the quotation ' As too spent swimmers, that do cling together' suggest?
Shows that there is a lot of murders and violent and both sides are not happy with each other.
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Whta does the quotaion 'The multiply villanies of nature Do swarn upon him' suggest?
Show that the nature is killing them due to the amount of time they have been fighting outside.
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