Act I.v: Inverness Macbeths castle
Lady Macbeth reads a letter from Macbeth relaying the witches prophesies. Fearing Macbeth is
too tender-hearted, to commit regicide, she resolves to use her power over him to steel
(strengthen) his will. When she
Introduction to Shakespeares Macbeth
Born on April 23, 1564
Place: Stratford-on-Avon (Northwest London)
Parents: Father = John, a glove maker and business man
Mother = Mary Arden daughter of Johns landlord. The marriage boosted the
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Chapter 1: Story of the Door
Mr. Utterson is a wealthy, well-respected London lawyer, a reserved and perhaps even
boring man who nevertheless inspires a strange fondness in those who know him.
Despite his eminent
Ballads (Scottish English Dialect)
1. A Ballad is a narrative poem, intended to be sung and without a known author
2. Most ballads use these features:
4 line stanzas in which the 2nd and the 4th lines rhyme
Repeated phrases or a regularly repeated secti
Name_ Ballad/ Sonnet Review
The components of a ballad are:
Ballads to Know:
Twa Corbies p. 194
Unsentimentalized view of death
What is the dialogue that exists between the Twa Corbies ?
How is situational irony em
The Crucible Character List
Parris: A minister in Salem who is more worried about his reputation than the life of his
daughter or his parishioners.
Betty: Parris's young daughter; stricken at the beginning of the play; "cries out" during
Basic Puritan Beliefs
Theocracy: Government by/for religion laws based on The Bible.
The elect: one cannot choose to be saved by Jesus/God. Either you are or
are not saved but you always had to act like you were saved just in case
you are chosen.
The Crucible By Arthur Miller
Power hungry arrogant, egotistical, paranoid
Hates children (children are lucky to even walk and talk; they should be seen
and not heard)
Only concerned with himself and his reputation
The Crucible by Arthur Miller
Act I Summary:
The play is set in Salem, Massachusetts, 1692; the government is a theocracyrule by God through religious
officials. Hard work and church consume the majority of a Salem residents time. Within the community, th
The poets triumph will be to immortalize his beloved in verse.
Poet longs for the sight of his beloved.
Constant desire for her even though sometimes it causes him pain.
His eyes are so filled with her sight that he cant bear to look at anythin
Shakespearean Sonnet 116: Anglican book of prayers
Most famous of his sonnets
Defines true love metaphorically marriage of true minds
Defines it by what love is and is not
Love someone until death parts you.
Couplet conditional claus
King Duncan arrives at Inverness (Macbeths castle) and comments on the pleasant atmosphere
(dramatic irony) and surroundings of Macbeths home. Lady Macbeth graciously welcomes the
king while secretly plotting the regicide.
Scene v quotes
Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Research Paper Topics are:
1. Appearance vs. Reality
2. Deception- Disorder in the Universe (mind of Hero, weather, kingdom)
Begin focusing in on themes and tag your book with Post- Its
Act I. i:
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Dr. Henry Jekyll - A respected doctor and friend of both Lanyon, a fellow physician, and Utterson, a lawyer. Jekyll is
a seemingly prosperous man, well established in the community, and known for his decency and char