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Which of the following characters in Macbeth does not have a son?
When the audience experiences pity and fear for the tragic hero, the result should be a purification of the emotions. What is the Greek term for that purification?
Macbeth was written in honor of which English king?
A. Elizabeth I
B. Henry VIII
C. James I
D. George III
What is NOT likely to happen at the end of a tragedy?
A. The guilty are punished.
B. The hero experiences reversal and recognition.
C. The hero suffers a downfall.
D. The innocent are rewarded.
In Act I, Scene 2 of Macbeth, what news does the Sergeant bring to Duncan?
A. Macbeth and Banquo have arrived at Inverness.
B. Macbeth has become Thane of Cawdor.
C. Macbeth has defeated an enemy of Duncan.
D. Macbeth has learned his future from some witches.
Which of the witches' lines in Act I of Macbeth is NOT an example of paradox?
A. "All hail, Macbeth, thou shalt be king hereafter!"
B. "Fair is foul, and foul is fair."
C. "Lesser than Macbeth, and greater."
D. "Thou shalt get kings, though thou be none."
In Act I of Macbeth, how does Lady Macbeth find out about the prophecies?
A. Lady Macbeth has a dream about the prophecies.
B. Macbeth hurries home to tell her about it.
C. Macbeth writes about it in a letter to her.
D. The witches also appear to Lady Macbeth.
In Act I of Macbeth, which character is most driven to act upon his or her desires?
B. Lady Macbeth