Short answers (worth 2 points a piece).
Please define the following terms, and
indicate where in the passages that follow they occur.
Please record answers in
order in the Blue Book. EXAMPLE: “Allusion is when .
..., and an example of Simile
occurs in Part 2, Number ____”
Means “Venus Armed,” after the story of Venus and Mars in an amorous encounter
where she dressed up with Mars’ armor and sword, and he with her dress – Cleopatra
mythologizes herself in this way in # 3
Parallel Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans
The source for Shakespeare’s Roman History plays, and for
Antony and Cleopatra
is quoted in passage #13
Gun Powder Plot
In 1605, a bunch of disgruntled Roman Catholics tried to blow up King and
Parliament with 36 barrels of gunpowder in the basement.
The plot was discovered,
but Macbeth and other works were influenced by the sentiments raised. #5, #11.
Edward the Confessor
An early English (Anglo-Saxon) King that ruled during the time of Macbeth, in the
“Confessor” because he was known to be a devout Christian; “holy
king” in # 4.
“Roman Peace” the period of peace in the Roman empire inaugurated by the rule of
Emperor Augustus (Octavian) Caesar, who speaks of this forthcoming peace in #1.
Also seen in conjunction with birth of Christ.
Era of peace in the Mediterranean
world (roman empire) that lasted 200 years.
James I (VI of Scotland),
King James’ treatise on witches, in which he described their threat.
See # 10.
Hill in Rome where seat of government is built over temple.
Described in #12
Covenant with Noah, “Blood with have blood,” #8
The Discovery of Witchcraft
Scot’s book describes witches as an un-Christian belief, and the product of a
It is refuted by James in
Same passage as before,
IDs: Spend about 4 minutes on each of these.
(7 points each.)
First, identify author, work,
speaker and person spoken to (if applicable), and the context within that work in which the