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Mac act i notes

  1. 1. MACBETH Act I Notes
  2. 2. ELIZABETHAN DRAMA  Based on plays from ancient Greece and Rome  Style of English drama changed drastically during this period  Permanent theaters were built
  3. 3. ELIZABETHAN DRAMA  Moved away from religious themes  Concentrated on events that would be familiar to audience  Poetic language & imagery were used to tell stories
  4. 4. FORESHADOWING  Writer provides hints as to what will happen later in the story  Ex. Witches’ predictions
  5. 5. STAGE DIRECTIONS  Tells what action is occurring on stage  Italicized in text  Ex. Aside: (whispering) one character talks to another, or out loud to oneself without others overhearing  Alarum: alarm: warning of danger  Thunder & Lightning: sets the mood
  6. 6. ACT I VOCAB  Valor: marked courage or bravery  Treasons: betrayals of one’s country or oath of loyalty  Imperial: of an empire; having supreme authority  Liege: lord or king  Sovereign: supreme in power, rank, or authority
  7. 7. Act I Roles  Witch 1: Nikki  Macbeth: Matt Trimble  Witch 2: Mercedes  Banquo: Matt Thaler  Witch 3: Laney  Angus: Drew  King Duncan: Chris  Lady Mac: Karlee M.  Malcolm: Sam  Captain: Matt H.  Lennox: Chris H.  Ross: Billy  Messenger: Rebecca

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