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
From Shakespeares Macbeth, 1605.MACBETHThou losest labour:As easy mayst thou the intrenchant airWith thy keen sword impress as make mebleed:Let fall thy blade on vulnerable crests;I bear a charmed life, which must notyield,To one of woman born.
3. Dont worry I wont tell a soul,___.Green-eyed monsterA charmed lifeMums the wordLie 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
From Shakespeares The Merry Wives of Windsor,1600: Shakespeares The Merry Wives of Windsor, 1600: FromFALSTAFF: FALSTAFF: You shall hear. As good luck would have it, comes in oneYou shall hear. As good luck would have it, comes in Mistress Page; gives intelligence of Fords approach; and, inone Mistress Page; gives intelligence ofthey conveyed her invention and Fords wifes distraction, Fordsapproach; and, in her invention and Fords wifes me into a buck-basket.distraction, they conveyed me into a buck-basket. The expression is now usually shortened to simply as luck would have it.The expression is now usually shortened to simply asluck would have it.
Gemma is a ___! Shes jealous of everyone! As dead as a doornail Lie low Night owl Green-eyed monster
Green Eyed MonsterThe 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
“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 who enragesand disappoints her father, a Venetiansenator, when she elopes with a manseveral years her senior. Her husband ismanipulated into believing she is anadulteress, and, in the last act, she ismurdered by her estranged spouse.Whois she?/
She is a young woman of aristocratic birth, andthe plays protagonist. Washed up on the shoreof Illyria when her ship is wrecked in a storm,she decides to make her own way in the world.She disguises herself as a young man, callingherself "Cesario," and becomes a page to DukeOrsino. She ends up falling in love with Orsino— even as the woman Orsino is courting, fallsin love with Cesario. Which female characterare we talking here??
Viola is the leading character in the play,TwelfthNight.When Viola disguises herself as a male, sheassumes the name “Cesario,” or “LittleCaesar.” Thiscounterfeit male is reputed to be very handsome.
A rich, beautiful, and intelligent heiress, sheis bound by the lottery set forth in herfathers will, which gives potential suitors thechance to choose between three casketscomposed of gold, silver and lead. If theychoose the right casket – the casketcontaining her portrait – they win her hand inmarriage. If they choose the wrong casket,they must leave and never seek anotherwoman in marriage. Who is she??
She is the wife to the playsprotagonist, a Scottish nobleman. Aftergoading him into committing regicide,she becomes Queen of Scotland, butlater suffers pangs of guilt for her partin the crime. She dies off-stage in thelast act, an apparent suicide.Identifyher.
One of the main characters of WilliamShakespeare’s The Tempest. She wasbanished to the Island along with her fatherat the age of three, and in the subsequenttwelve years has lived with her father andtheir slave, Caliban, as her only company.She is openly compassionate and unawareof the evils of the world that surrounds her,learning of her fathers fate only as the playbegins.
She is a young noblewoman ofDenmark, the daughter of Polonius,sister of Laertes, and potential wifeof Prince Hamlet. As one of the fewfemale characters in the play, she isused as a contrasting plot device toHamlets mother, Gertrude.
She is the youngest of the three daughters,and her father’s favorite. After her elderlyfather offers her the opportunity to professher love to him in return for one third of theland in his kingdom, she refuses and isbanished for the majority of the play.Namethe female character.
She is the daughter of the exiled DukeSenior and niece to his usurping brotherDuke Frederick. Her father is banished fromthe kingdom which breaks her heart. Shethen meets Orlando and falls in love withhim. After angering her uncle, she leaves hiscourt for exile in the Forest of Arden. There,she lives disguised as a shepherd namedGanymede with her sweet and devotedcousin, Celia.
When shall we three meet againIn thunder, lightning, or in rain? a) The Taming of the Shrew b) King Lear c) The Tempest d) Macbeth
First Witch. When shall we three meet againIn 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 ofYork; ) Richard III b) Twelfth Night c) Edward III d) Hamlet
GLOUCESTER:Now is the winter of our discontentMade glorious summer by this sun of York;And all the clouds that lourd upon ourhouseIn the deep bosom of the ocean buried.
Two households, both alike in dignity,In fair Verona, where we lay ourscene.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 foesA pair of star-crossd lovers take their life;Whole misadventured piteous overthrowsDo with their death bury their parents strife.Romeo and Juliet (1.1)
Tush! never tell me; I take it muchunkindlyThat thou, Iago, who hast had my purseAs if the strings were thine, shouldstknow of this.a) Titus Andronicusb) The Merchant of Venicec) Richard IId) Othello
RODERIGO. Tush! never tell me; I take it muchunkindlyThat thou, Iago, who hast had my purseAs if the strings were thine, shouldst know ofthis.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 himin thy hate.Othello (1.1)
Now, fair Hippolyta, our nuptialhourDraws on apace; four happy daysbring inAnother moon.a) Much Ado About Nothingb) A Midsummer Nights Dreamc) 1 Henry IVd) Loves Labours Lost
Now, fair Hippolyta, our nuptial hourDraws on apace; four happy days bring inAnother moon: but, O, methinks, how slowThis old moon wanes! she lingers my desires,Like to a step-dame or a dowagerLong withering out a young man revenue.A Midsummer Nights Dream (1.1)
O for a Muse of fire, that wouldascendThe brightest heaven of invention,A kingdom for a stage, princes toactAnd monarchs to behold theswelling scene!a) Hamletb) Periclesc) Henry Vd) 1 Henry VI
Chorus. 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!Henry V (1.1)
As I remember, Adam, it was upon thisfashionbequeathed me by will but poor a thousandcrowns,and, as thou sayest, charged my brother, onhisblessing, to breed me well: and there beginsmysadness.a) The Merry Wives of Windsorb) Timon of Athensc) As You Like Itd) Coriolanus
ORLANDO. As I remember, Adam, it wasupon this fashionbequeathed me by will but poor a thousandcrowns,and, as thou sayest, charged my brother, onhisblessing, to breed me well: and there beginsmysadness.As You Like It (1.1)
So shaken as we are, so wanwith care,Find we a time for frightedpeace to pant,And breathe short-windedaccents of new broilsTo be commenced in strandsafar remote.a) 1 Henry IVb) Richard IIc) Henry VIIId) Julius Caesar
KING HENRY IV. So shaken aswe are, so wan with care,Find we a time for frightedpeace to pant,And breathe short-windedaccents of new broilsTo be commenced in strandsafar remote.No more the thirsty entranceof this soilShall daub her lips with herown childrens blood;1 Henry IV (1.1)
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 anyvisitors?(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
ENGLANDSHE IS MOURNING FOR HER BROTHER HE IS TRYING TO COURT OLIVIA HE IS SIR TOBY’S BUTLER SEBASTIAN
Which one of Lear’s counselors reprimands Before the battle between the French andthe king 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’sWhen Lear visits Goneril, what does she (D) Albany’sdemand of him?(A) That he acknowledge her as the sole What happens to Cordelia and Lear at thequeen of the realm end of the play?(B) That he send away some of his knights(C) That he execute Cordelia (A) Both of them kill themselves(D) That he send away the Fool (B) She is hanged in prison and he dies 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
KentThat he send away some of his knights Go 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 FerdinandProspero’s spirits sent to torment him? doing 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
TRINCULO DUKE OF MILANCERES, IRIS, AND JUNO PLAYING CHESS CLARIBEL
According to Oliver, what would Orlando How much time does Duke Frederick allowbring to 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 Rosalindmeet? With whom does Oliver fall in love?(A) The wedding of Duke Frederick (A) Rosalind(B) A wrestling match (B) Phoebe(C) A public execution (C) Aliena(D) A traveling circus (D) AudreyWhat name does Rosalind assume for herdisguised self?(A) Ganymede(B) Jove(C) Harry(D) Icarus
Poison, or some other deceitful meansof securing victory ) A wrestling match Ganymede One year Aliena
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
SNUG LYSANDER DEMETRIUSLYSANDER’S AUNT’S HOUSE HELENA
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 newWhich of the following epithets is most handkerchiefcommonly applied to Iago throughout theplay?(A) “Honest”(B) “Fat”(C) “Stubborn”(D) “Ugly”
THE STORIES HE TOLD ABOUT HIS PASTHER MOTHER’S MAID, BARBARY “HONEST” HE SMOTHERS HERPUT DESDEMONA’S WEDDING SHEETSON THE BED
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
MACDUFFA GROUP OF MURDERERS HIRED BYMACBETH DUNCAN’S GHOSTHE SEES A FLOATING DAGGER POINTINGHIM TO DUNCAN’S CHAMBER SHE IS PLAGUED BY FITS OF SLEEPWALKING
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 tothe ghost? return 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.
BY POURING POISON INTO HIS EAR GERTRUDE SHE DROWNS IN THE RIVER. HE IS IN LOVE WITH OPHELIA HAMLET
Although we read 36 of the plays written byShakespeare,he actually wrote 37.Name the play whichhas 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.