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Macbeth: plot (first act)
Complete the text with the words below.

Macbeth has avoided the ________ of Scotland by the Norwegians helped by a________, the Thane of Cawdor. Macbeth and his friend ________ are going back home from the ________ when they meet three witches, who foresee that Macbeth will become both Thane of Cawdor and King of Scotland. They also tell Banquo that he will be the ________ of kings. The witches' prophecy begins to influence Macbeth, who invites ________, the King of Scotland, to his castle. His wife, Lady Macbeth, carries out a plan to ________ him.
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Macbeth: style
Choose the correct alternatives to complete the sentence.

Style in Macbeth
A: is characterised by imagery.
B: involves the use of ordinary natural events, most of all when Duncan is murdered.
C: is characterised by images connected with the animal world.
D: is particular because it often refers to beautiful insects and other animals.
E: is most vivid when the protagonist speaks.
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Macbeth: plot (second and third acts)
Complete the passage with the correct information. Use only one word for each gap.

Duncan is murdered by Macbeth but the king's ________ are found guilty. The king's ________, Malcolm and Donalbain, leave Scotland because they are ________ of being murdered. Macbeth is now on the ________, but Macduff and Banquo are suspicious. Macbeth feels insecure because the ________ have told him that Banquo's heirs will become ________; he kills ________, but Fleance, Banquo's son, escapes and Banquo's ________ haunts Macbeth.
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Macbeth: plot (fourth and fifth acts)
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The three witches tell Macduff that Macbeth is a danger, and for this reason Macduff's wife and children are murdered. In the fifth act Lady Macbeth goes ill: she keeps trying to wash away her blood from her hands. At the same time Malcolm is marching into England with an army gathering all the lords to isolate Macbeth, who is then wounded by Macduff who, at the end of the play, proclaims Donalbain King of Scotland.
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Macbeth: setting
Choose the correct alternative to complete the sentences.

1. Macbeth is the ________ Shakespearean play set in Scotland.
2. Shakespeare's choice of Scotland is connected to the fact that after ________'s death the King of Scotland became King of England.
3. The play is set in the ________ century.
4. The action takes place first at Macbeth's castle in ________ and later at the palace in ________.
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Macbeth: the witches
Read the following sentences and say whether they are true or false.
A: Banquo and Macbeth think the three witches are something supernatural.
B: The witches are active agents with malicious intentions and prophetic powers.
C: Macbeth finds them appealing because they tell him exactly what he wants to believe.
D: The witches represent the good side of human imagination.
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Characters: Macbeth
Complete the sentences with the words below.

1. Macbeth can be considered a tragic ________.
2. At the beginning he is a respected ________, but in the end he is left ________ with his ambition and the consequences of his decisions.
3. ________ obliges Macbeth to do what he does, so he dies because of his own ________.
4. He is perfectly ________ of what is happening to him.
5. He does not agree to any ________ even if he experiences psychological fears.
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Characters: Lady Macbeth
Complete the sentences with the correct information. Use only one word for each gap.

1. Lady Macbeth is a devoted ________ who does everything for her husband.
2. She is strong, willing and the supportive force of ________.
3. At the ________ of the play she is calm and carefully plans everything.
4. She is less and less self-confident and goes mad before ________.
5. She walks in her sleep and is obsessed by Duncan's ________ that she sees on her hands.
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Macbeth: themes
Read the following sentences and say whether they are true or false.
A: Macbeth is considered a simple tragedy because of the psychological analysis of the mind of the criminal.
B: Macbeth is not the hero but the villain of the tragedy.
C: Regicide is emphasised by the frequent use of words related to blood.
D: The famous sentence 'Fair is foul, and foul is fair' pronounced by the witches clearly expresses the theme of equivocation.
E: At the end Macbeth repents of what he has done and becomes a good king.
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Macbeth: themes
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In this tragedy Shakespeare underlines the similarity between what is true and what only seems to be true. This theme is presented using similes connected with cooking and the use of the verb 'to be'. There is also the theme of time: in the play, the past is organised and shaped by human activity and is associated with images related to life, such as that of babies and butterflies.
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