Macbeth Act 5 Practice Assignment Help

1) After Macduff’s revelation about hisbirth, which passage shows Macbeth’s commitment to carrying out the finalbattle?

Ring the alarum-bell! Blow,wind! come, wrack!

The mind I sway by and theheart I bear / Shall never sag with doubt nor shake with fear. 

Hang those that talk of fear. Give me mine armour.

I will not yield / To kiss theground below young Malcolm’s feet / And to be baited with the rabble’s curse

2) Which passage underscores Macbeth’sbelief in his invincibility?

Why should I play the Romanfool, and die / On mine own sword?

If thou speak’st false / Uponthe next tree shalt thou hang alive

As easy mayst thou theintrenchant air / With thy keen sword impress as make me bleed

Go prick thy face, andover-red thy fear / Thou lily-liver’d boy.

3) Which passage shows Macbeth’s belief inhis interpretation of the witches prophecy?

Thou wast born of woman / Butswords I smile at, weapons laugh to scorn / Brandished by man that’s of womanborn.

And damn’d be him that firstcries, ‘Hold, enough!’

Such a one / Am I to fear, ornone.

I will not be afraid of deathand bane / Till Birnam forest come to Dunsinane.

4) Make all the trumpets speak; give themall breath
Those clamorous harbingers of blood and death. 
This is an example of what literary device?

Alliteration

Assonance

Personification

Ethos

5) Life’s but a walking shadow, a poorplayer
that struts and frets his hour upon the stage.

These two lines have three of the four literarydevices within them? Which one does not appear?

Assonance

Internal Rhyme

Metaphor

Alliteration

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