My Mums really cross with me because Ibroke the vase. I think its best if I ___ fora little while! Night owl As dead as a doornail Lie low Good riddance packing
2. I have an amazing family, a great job and a beautifulhome. I really do lead ___Night owlMums the wordAs dead as a doornailA charmed life
3. Dont worry I wont tell a soul,___. Green-eyed monster A charmed life Mums the word Lie low
Mum’s the wordA form of the phrase was used in John Palsgraves 1540translation of the Latin text The Comedye of Acolastus, "Idare not to do so moche as put my hande to my mouthe,and saye mum, is counseyle."But Shakespeare also used the phrase, in a slightly differentform, in Henry VI, Part 2, "Seal up your lips and give nowords but mum."From there it became a common way of telling someone tostay silent.
4. He acted like an idiot, I think youshould ___. A charmed life Send him packing As dead as a doornail Green-eyed monster
________________,it rained heavily spoiling the picnic completely.Good riddanceTo be or not to beAs luck would have itFair and foul
As good luck would have itFrom Shakespeares The Merry Wives ofWindsor, 1600:FALSTAFF:You shall hear. As good luck would have it,comes in one Mistress Page; givesintelligence of Fords approach; and, in herinvention and Fords wifes distraction, theyconveyed me into a buck-basket.The expression is now usually shortened tosimply as luck would have it.
Gemma is a ___! Shes jealous of everyone! As dead as a doornail Lie low Night owl Green-eyed monster
Green Eyed Monster6.The phrase was used by, and possibly coined by,Shakespeare to denote jealousy, in The Merchantof Venice, 1596:Portia:How all the other passions fleet to air,As doubtful thoughts, and rash-embraced despair,And shuddering fear, and green-eyed jealousy! Olove,Be moderate; allay thy ecstasy,
Ive been a real ___ since I started university.Its normal for me to stay awake until 3 in themorning. Send him packing Good riddance Green-eyed monster Night owl As dead as a doornail
Twelfth Night, 1602:"Shall wee rowze the night-Owle in aCatch?" Night Owl
Are you sure the mouse is dead? ‘Definitely ___.Night owlA charmed lifeGood riddanceLie low
Mums the word“Good riddance” serves as a phrase of relief after anunpleasant encounter or revelation. It also served as the titleof a popular song by Green Day, though most commonly referto the song as “Time of Your Life.” It has also been used as thename of a punk rock band and the title of a classic French-language Canadian film from 1981. All these Pop Culturerepresentatives can thank Shakespeare for penning the phrasefor the character of Patroclus in his Troilus and Cressida, whereit originally appears as “A good riddance” (II.i).
His parents were unhappy that hehad married a girl much older tohim.Does this really meanthat________________________
Love is blindThis was coined by Shakespeare and was quite afavourite line of his. It appears in several of hisplays, including Two Gentlemen of Verona, HenryV and The Merchant Of Venice; for example, thispiece from The Merchant Of Venice, 1596:
She is a Venetian beauty whoenrages and disappoints herfather, a Venetian senator, whenshe elopes with a man severalyears her senior. Her husband ismanipulated into believing she isan adulteress, and, in the last act,she is murdered by her estrangedspouse.Who is she?/
She is a young woman of aristocratic birth, and theplays protagonist. Washed up on the shore of Illyriawhen her ship is wrecked in a storm, she decides tomake her own way in the world. She disguises herselfas a young man, calling herself "Cesario," and becomesa page to Duke Orsino. She ends up falling in love withOrsino — even as the woman Orsino is courting, fallsin love with Cesario. Which female character are wetalking here??
Viola is the leading character in the playWhen Viola disguises herself as a male,she assumes the name “Cesario,” or “LittleCaesar.” This counterfeit male isreputed to be very handsome.
A rich, beautiful, and intelligent heiress, she isbound by the lottery set forth in her fatherswill, which gives potential suitors the chance tochoose between three caskets composed ofgold, silver and lead. If they choose the rightcasket – the casket containing her portrait –they win her hand in marriage. If they choosethe wrong casket, they must leave and neverseek another woman in marriage. Who isshe??
She is the wife to the plays protagonist,a Scottish nobleman. After goading himinto committing regicide, she becomesQueen of Scotland, but later sufferspangs of guilt for her part in the crime.She dies off-stage in the last act, anapparent suicide.Identify her
one of the main characters of WilliamShakespeare’s The Tempest. She was banishedto the Island along with her father at the ageof three, and in the subsequent twelve yearshas lived with her father and their slave,Caliban, as her only company. She is openlycompassionate and unaware of the evils of theworld that surrounds her, learning of herfathers fate only as the play begins.
She is a young noblewoman of Denmark, thedaughter of Polonius, sister of Laertes, andpotential wife of Prince Hamlet. As one of thefew female characters in the play, she is usedas a contrasting plot device to Hamletsmother, Gertrude.
She is the youngest of the three daughters, and herfather’s favorite. After her elderly father offers her theopportunity to profess her love to him in return forone third of the land in his kingdom, she refuses and isbanished for the majority of the play.Name the femalecharacter.
She is the daughter of the exiled Duke Seniorand niece to his usurping brother DukeFrederick. Her father is banished from thekingdom which breaks her heart. She thenmeets Orlando and falls in love with him. Afterangering her uncle, she leaves his court forexile in the Forest of Arden. There, she livesdisguised as a shepherd named Ganymedewith her sweet and devoted cousin, Celia,
When shall we three meet againIn thunder, lightning, or in rain?a) The Taming of the Shrewb) King Learc) The Tempestd) Macbeth First Witch. When shall we three meet again In thunder, lightning, or in rain? Second Witch. When the hurlyburlys done, When the battles lost and won. Macbeth (1.1)
Now is the winter of our discontentMade glorious summer by this sun of York; ) Richard III b) Twelfth Night c) Edward III d) Hamlet Richard III (1.1)
Two households, both alike in dignity,In fair Verona, where we lay our scene.a) The Two Gentlemen of Veronab) Romeo and Julietc) Measure for Measured) King John Two households, both alike in dignity, In fair Verona, where we lay our scene, From ancient grudge break to new mutiny, Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean. From forth the fatal loins of these two foes A pair of star-crossd lovers take their life; Whole misadventured piteous overthrows Do with their death bury their parents strife. Romeo and Juliet (1.1)
Tush! never tell me; I take it much unkindlyThat thou, Iago, who hast had my purseAs if the strings were thine, shouldst know ofthis.a) Titus Andronicusb) The Merchant of Venicec) Richard IId) Othello RODERIGO. Tush! never tell me; I take it much unkindly That thou, Iago, who hast had my purse As if the strings were thine, shouldst know of this. IAGO. Sblood, but you will not hear me: If ever I did dream of such a matter, Abhor me. RODERIGO. Thou toldst me thou didst hold him in thy hate. Othello (1.1)
Now, fair Hippolyta, our nuptial hourDraws on apace; four happy days bring inAnother moon.a) Much Ado About Nothingb) A Midsummer Nights Dreamc) 1 Henry IVd) Loves Labours Lost Now, fair Hippolyta, our nuptial hour Draws on apace; four happy days bring in Another moon: but, O, methinks, how slow This old moon wanes! she lingers my desires, Like to a step-dame or a dowager Long withering out a young man revenue. A Midsummer Nights Dream (1.1)
O for a Muse of fire, that would ascendThe brightest heaven of invention,A kingdom for a stage, princes to actAnd monarchs to behold the swelling scene!a) Hamletb) Periclesc) Henry V Chorus. O for a Muse of fire, that wouldd) 1 Henry VI ascend The brightest heaven of invention, A kingdom for a stage, princes to act And monarchs to behold the swelling scene! Then should the warlike Harry, like himself, Assume the port of Mars; and at his heels, Leashd in like hounds, should famine, sword and fire Crouch for employment. But pardon, and gentles all, The flat unraised spirits that have dared On this unworthy scaffold to bring forth So great an object: can this cockpit hold The vasty fields of France? Henry V (1.1)
As I remember, Adam, it was upon this fashionbequeathed me by will but poor a thousandcrowns,and, as thou sayest, charged my brother, onhisblessing, to breed me well: and there beginsmy ORLANDO. As I remember, Adam, it was uponsadness. this fashion bequeathed me by will but poor a thousanda) The Merry Wives of Windsor crowns,b) Timon of Athens and, as thou sayest, charged my brother, onc) As You Like It hisd) Coriolanus blessing, to breed me well: and there begins my sadness. My brother Jaques he keeps at school, and report speaks goldenly of his profit: for my part, he keeps me rustically at home, or, to speak more properly, stays me here at home unkept; for call you that keeping for a gentleman of my birth, that
So shaken as we are, so wan with care,Find we a time for frighted peace to pant,And breathe short-winded accents of newbroilsTo be commenced in strands afar remote.a) 1 Henry IVb) Richard IIc) Henry VIII KING HENRY IV. So shaken as we are, so wand) Julius Caesar with care, Find we a time for frighted peace to pant, And breathe short-winded accents of new broils To be commenced in strands afar remote. No more the thirsty entrance of this soil Shall daub her lips with her own childrens blood; 1 Henry IV (1.1)
If music be the food of love, play on;Give me excess of it... Richard III b) Twelfth Night c) Edward III d) Hamlet the famous lines above open Shakespeares comedy Twelfth Night.
Where does Twelfth Night take place? What is Malvolio’s position?(A) England (A) He is Orsino’s fool(B) Illyria (B) He is Viola’s butler(C) Ruritania (C) He is Sir Toby’s butler(D) Denmark (D) He is Olivia’s stewardWhy is Olivia unwilling to receive any visitors?(A) She is hideously deformed(B) She is terribly shy(C) She cannot speak(D) She is in mourning for her dead brotherWhy is Sir Andrew Aguecheek staying atOlivia’s home? Who does Olivia marry?(A) He is her uncle(B) He is trying to court Maria (A) Sebastian(C) He is trying to court Olivia (B) Antonio(D) He is Malvolio’s brother (C) Orsino (D) Malvolio
Which one of Lear’s counselors reprimands the Before the battle between the French andking for exiling his daughter? English armies, to whose camp is Lear brought?(A) Albany(B) Kent (A) Cordelia’s(C) Cornwall (B) Edmund’s(D) Edmund (C) Gloucester’s (D) Albany’sWhen Lear visits Goneril, what does shedemand of him? What happens to Cordelia and Lear at the end(A) That he acknowledge her as the sole queen of the play?of the realm(B) That he send away some of his knights (A) Both of them kill themselves(C) That he execute Cordelia (B) She is hanged in prison and he dies(D) That he send away the Fool weeping over her bodyWhen Lear tells Regan that Goneril has (C) She marries Edgar and his kingdom getswronged him, what does Regan advise him to restoreddo? (D) They order Regan and Goneril to be executed(A) Kill himself(B) Banish Goneril(C) Make Regan the sole queen(D) Go to Goneril and ask her forgiveness
Kent That he send away some of his knightsGo to generil/... Cordelia’s She is hanged and he dies weeping over her dead body
Whom does Caliban mistake for one of What do we see Miranda and Ferdinand doingProspero’s spirits sent to torment him? in the play’s final scene?(A) Stephano (A) Playing cards(B) Ferdinand (B) Carrying wood(C) Miranda (C) Playing chess(D) Trinculo (D) Playing tagWhat was Prospero’s title before his positionwas usurped and he was forced to flee Italy? What is the name of Alonso’s daughter?(A) Duke of Milan (A) Claribel(B) King of Naples (B) Miranda(C) Duke of Naples (C) Sycorax(D) Pope of Rome (D) AlonsaWhich mythical figures appear in the weddingmasque Prospero stages for Miranda andFerdinand?(A) Cupid, Venus, and Mars(B) Jupiter and Saturn(C) Ceres, Iris, and Juno(D) Isis and Osiris
According to Oliver, what would Orlando bring How much time does Duke Frederick allowto a wrestling match with Charles? Oliver to find Orlando?(A) A strong competitive edge (A) One year(B) A lust for prize money (B) One month(C) Poison, or some other deceitful means of (C) One weeksecuring victory (D) A fortnight(D) An comprehensive knowledge of strategic physical combatAt what event do Orlando and Rosalind meet? With whom does Oliver fall in love?(A) The wedding of Duke Frederick(B) A wrestling match (A) Rosalind(C) A public execution (B) Phoebe(D) A traveling circus (C) Aliena (D) AudreyWhat name does Rosalind assume for herdisguised self?(A) Ganymede(B) Jove(C) Harry(D) Icarus
Who is chosen to play the lion in the Where do Lysander and Hermia plan to becraftsmen’s play? married?(A) Bottom (A) Theseus’s palace(B) Quince (B) Lysander’s aunt’s house(C) Peaseblossom (C) The temple of Diana(D) Snug (D) A forest gladeWhich of the young Athenians is first affectedby the love potion? Whom does Demetrius love at the end of the play?(A) Lysander(B) Helena (A) Titania(C) Hermia (B) Hippolyta(D) Demetrius (C) Helena (D) HermiaWhich man does Hermia’s father want her tomarry?(A) Lysander(B) Demetrius(C) Theseus(D) Philostrate
What first attracted Desdemona to Othello? How does Othello kill Desdemona?(A) His strong hands (A) He stabs her.(B) His beautifully crafted armor (B) He smothers her.(C) His handkerchief (C) He strangles her.(D) The stories he told about his past (D) He beats her to death.From whom did Desdemona first hear the“song of ‘Willow’”? On the night of her death, what does Desdemona ask Emilia to do?(A) Othello(B) Her mother’s maid, Barbary (A) Put ribbons in Desdemona’s hair(C) The clown (B) Sing Desdemona to sleep(D) Emilia (C) Put Desdemona’s wedding sheets on the bed (D) Embroider Desdemona a new handkerchiefWhich of the following epithets is mostcommonly applied to Iago throughout theplay?(A) “Honest”(B) “Fat”(C) “Stubborn”(D) “Ugly”
Who kills Macbeth? What vision does Macbeth have before he kills Duncan?(A) Macduff(B) Banquo (A) He sees a floating head urging him to spill(C) Lady Macbeth blood.(D) Malcolm (B) He sees a bloody axe lodged in Duncan’s brow. (C) He sees a pale maiden weeping in theWho kills Banquo? moonlight. (D) He sees a floating dagger pointing him to(A) Macduff Duncan’s chamber.(B) Fleance(C) Macbeth(D) A group of murderers hired by Macbeth What happens to Lady Macbeth before she dies? (A) She is plagued by fits of sleepwalking.Whom does Macbeth see sitting in his chair (B) She is haunted by the ghost of Duncan.during the banquet? (C) She sees her children killed in battle. (D) She sees her children killed by Macbeth.(A) himself(B) Banquo’s ghost(C) Duncan’s ghost(D) Lady Macbeth
How did Claudius murder King Hamlet? Why, according to Polonius, has Hamlet gone mad?(A) By stabbing him through an arras(B) By pouring poison into his ear (A) He grieves too much for his father.(C) By ordering him to be hanged (B) He despises Claudius for marrying(D) By poisoning his wineglass Gertrude. (C) He is in love with Ophelia.Which of the following characters cannot see (D) He is jealous of Laertes and longs to returnthe ghost? to Wittenberg.(A) Marcellus(B) Hamlet(C) Gertrude Who speaks the famous “To be, or not to be”(D) Horatio soliloquy? (A) ClaudiusHow does Ophelia die? (B) Hamlet (C) The ghost(A) Claudius stabs her. (D) Laertes(B) Hamlet strangles her.(C) She slits her wrists.(D) She drowns in the river.
Although we read 36 of the plays written byShakespeare,he actually wrote 37.Name the playwhich has no written record today. Shakespeare wrote 37 plays and 154 sonnets. One play called "Cardenio" has no written record today. Only 36 plays can be read today.