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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the soldiers in Dunsinane enter Act 5, Scene 2 with?
2. What is Macduff doing as he flees after Banquo's death?
3. Where is Malcolm when the other soldiers are at Dunsinane?
4. What does Macbeth decide he must do when he sees the army at his castle in Act 5, Scene 7?
5. What are the witches rebuked for the morning after Banquo's murder?
Short Essay Questions
1. What about his new English soldiers is Malcolm most worried about?
2. Where is most of Malcolm's army from?
3. Why does Malcolm tell lies to Macduff as they converse in England?
4. Why is Macbeth so sure that he will be victorious over Malcolm's army?
5. How was Macduff born?
6. Who is the first person Macbeth kills in the battle against Malcolm?
7. What is Hecate planning on harvesting from the moon?
8. What is peculiar about the appearance of the surprise visitor to Macbeth's banquet in Act 3, Scene 4?
9. What does Malcolm suggest that his soldiers use as camouflage while approaching Macbeth's castle?
10. How does Angus pledge to purge Macbeth of his bloodlusty sickness?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Despair is a theme placed in a number of sensitive places in this plot. What are some of these places, and what role does despair play in this play?
Essay Topic 2
What are some of the key examples of gratitude in this book, and how do these instances affect that characters involved in those scenes?
Essay Topic 3
Security and safety are two themes that were touched on a number of times throughout the course of this play. What are some of these instances, and how does this affect the characters in these scenes?
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