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Brief-answer questions from 'Macbeth' by William Shakespeare Part-4


by William Shakespeare

46. What is the title of Macduff?

Ans: The title of Macduff is ‘The Thane of Fife’.

47. Why does Macbeth have Macduff's family killed?

Ans: Macbeth got Macduff's family killed because Macduff was not loyal to him.

48. How does Macbeth react to Macduff’s departure?

Ans: Macbeth reacts to Macduff’s departure by wanting him and his family dead.

49. Who informs Macbeth of his wife's death?

Ans: Seyton informs Macbeth of his wife's death.

50. How does Macbeth react at Lady Macbeth's death?

Ans: Macbeth reacts unemotionally saying, "She should have died hereafter".

51. Who first fights Macbeth?

Ans: Siward first fights Macbeth.

52. Who would become the king of Scotland after Macbeth?

Ans: Malcom would become the king of Scotland after Macbeth.

53. What was Macbeth’s tragic flaw? [NU 2013, 2017]

Ans: The tragic flaw of Macbeth was his unchecked ambition.

54. Who killed Macbeth?

Ans: Macduff killed Macbeth.

55. How does Macbeth die?

Ans: Macbeth dies in his battle with Macduff.

56. What is the theme of the drama 'Macbeth'?

Ans: The theme of the drama 'Macbeth' is the downfall caused by high ambition or greed.

57. What is soliloquy?

Ans: Soliloquy is an artificial dramatic device in which the actor stays alone on the stage and utters his thoughts aloud simply to inform the audience indirectly of what is going on in his mind.

58. What type of imagery did Shakespeare use in his play Macbeth?

Ans: Imagery used in Macbeth is mainly visual, and imaginative in nature.