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Macbeth Test Study Guide Test

question The Three Witches. They say this in the beginning of the play. It sets the tone for the rest of the play by establishing a sense of confusion. Indeed, the play is filled with situations where evil is depicted as good, while good is rendered evil. answer \”Fair is foul, and foul is fair.\” […]

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Macbeth Study Guide Questions for Final Exam

question Who are the first characters to appear in this play? answer Three Witches question What is the weather like at the beginning of the play? answer Lightning and thunder question What do the witches vow to do at the beginning of the play? answer Meet again question When do the witches want to meet? […]

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macbeth act 4 study guide- honors

question what is the first apparition and what does it say? answer the armed head (Armour); it means beware of macduff question what is the second apparition and what does it tell macbeth? why does macbeth feeh he can ignore the first apparition’s warning? answer the bloody child; do not fear one born of women; […]

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Macbeth Act 4 Study Guide Questions

question Scene 1: What does the first apparition and what does it warn macbeth about? answer It is an armored head and the message is beware Macduff. question What does the second apparition and what does it warn him about? answer It is a bloody baby and it says none of women born can harm […]

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Hamlet Act 1 Study Guide

question Who is on guard duty? Where? answer Bernardo and Francisco, Marcellus, and Horatio; the entrance to the border between Denmark and Norway question How many times has the Ghost previously appeared? answer 2 times question After failing to get any information from the Ghost, what action does Horatio propose? answer tell Hamlet question Why […]

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MacBeth Act 2 Scenes 3-4

question What does a porter (who was most likely drunk) ramble on about? answer A porter stumbles through the hallway to answer the knocking, grumbling comically about the noise and mocking whoever is on the other side of the door. He compares himself to a porter at the gates of hell and asks, \”Who’s there, […]

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Beowulf vs Macbeth

question Beowulf answer • Heroic death • Motivation: selfless • Absence of women • Villains: Grendel, Grendel’s mother, dragon • Hero → Hero • Exhibits strength/courage throughout text • Setting: Sweden, Denmark, 6th – 8th century • External conflict • Grendel is a descendant of Cain question Beowulf and Macbeth answer • Heroism • Historical […]

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Hamlet Characters

question Hamlet answer The Prince of Denmark, the title character, and the protagonist. About thirty years old at the start of the play, Hamlet is the son of Queen Gertrude and the late King Hamlet, and the nephew of the present king, Claudius. Hamlet is melancholy, bitter, and cynical, full of hatred for his uncle’s […]

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Hamlet Act 2

question How much time has passed between Act One and Two? How do you know? answer Three months have passed since between acts, since it says two months dead, then she marries one month later. question What is Polonious telling Reynaldo to do? What does this tell us about Polonious and his way of thinking […]

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Hamlet Quote

question 1.2 Hamlet to Claudius, emphasising his mistreatment by the latter and their close relationship answer a little more than kin, and less than kind question 1.2 Hamlet describes that his grief extends beyond his clothing answer ’tis not alone my inky cloak question 1.2 (soliloquy) Hamlet laments the fact Christian teaching prohibits suicide answer […]

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Hamlet Study Guide Final (Kantor)

question How do you know there are big preparations for war going on in Denmark? Why are they going on? answer Changing of the guard, Fortinbras wants to take back land lost from his father question Identify Bernardo, Francisco, Marcellus, Horatio, and King Hamlet. answer Bernardo, Fransisco, and Marcellus: Guards Horatio: Hamlet’s BFF King Hamlet: […]

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Hamlet Study Guide Test Questions

question Where does this play take place? answer Denmark (Castle Elsinore) question As the play opens, Horatio joins Marcellus and Bernardo at their night watch. Why has Horatio joined them? answer To see the apparition. question How does Horatio interpret the appearance of the ghost? answer He looks like the late King Hamlet question What […]

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World Literature 2

question Country House Poem answer The best model is “To Penhurst” by Ben Johnson. A poem in which the author compliments a wealthy patron or a friend through a description of his country house. Describing from a distance question Topographical Poem answer Though predicated on the description of a landscape or piece of scenery, topographical […]

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World Literature 10 Final – Literature Questions

question What are the 6 reasons we study literature? answer 1) To improve our reading ability 2) To develop discernment and judgment 3) To develop understanding and insight into the nature of man and society 4) To add points of contact for witnessing to unbelievers 5) To help us take dominion 6) To be more […]

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World Literature 1: Midterm Exam

question Achaeans answer Term for the Greeks, along with Danaans and Argives. question Menelaus answer King of Sparta; the younger brother of Agamemnon. question Myrmidons answer The soldiers under Achilles’ command, hailing from Achilles’ homeland, Phthia. question Patroclus answer Achilles’ beloved friend, companion, and advisor, killed by Hector. question Diomedes answer The youngest of the […]

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abeka authors to know world literature chapters 1-8

question Charles Dickens answer A school of Facts question Katherine Mansfield answer The Garden-Party question Robert Browning answer How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix question Edna St. Vincent Millay answer The Ballad of the Harp-Weaver question Alfred Noyes answer The Highwayman question Robert Frost answer The Death of the Hired Man […]

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World Lit. – Appendix Quiz Q

question Why were the men stranded in the desert? answer their plane crashed question What did the men do one night to attract attention? answer built a bonfire from plane parts question After walking several days, what did the men hear? answer a cock crowing question In what city did the men spend the night? […]

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World Literature 2 Authors

question Moliere answer Book-Tartuffe Characters: Tartuffe, Orgon, Madame Pernelle, Damis, Cleante, Dorine, and Mariane. Literary Period-Enlightenment 1650-1800 question Voltaire answer Book-Candide Characters: Candide, Pangloss, Martin, Cunengonde, Cacambo, Old Woman, Paquette. Literary Period- Enlightenment 1650-1800 question Sor Juana answer Poetry- Philosophical Satire, Poem 145, Poem 164 Literary Period- Enlightenment 1650-1800 question Percy Bysshe Shelley answer Poetry- […]

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Abeka World Literature Test 7

question John Wesley answer famous clergyman greatly influenced by William Law question banker answer John Weightman’s occupation question Sweden answer “The Silver Mine” is set in the country of ___ question a gold watch answer Baard and his brother fought over what? question riches answer in “The Cobbler and the Rich Man,” what caused the […]

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World Literature Test

question Good morning miss dove answer Frances gray patton question Education our own work answer John todd question A school facts answer Charles dickens question The garden party answer Katherine Mansfield question A poets plea for poetry answer Edwin markham question How they brought the good news from Ghent to aix answer Robert browning question […]

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ABEKA WORLD LITERATURE TEST 3 (9 WEEKS EXAM)

question Leiningen lived where? answer Brazil question William Rose Benét is what nationality? answer American question “The Erl-king” based on an old German legend, was written by who? answer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe question William Strickland was guilty of what crime? answer murder question Silas Marner lived in what town? answer Raveloe question only thing […]

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