Dramatic Irony In Shakespeare's 'Macbeth'

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Act One, Scene Three
What prophecies are given to Macbeth and Banquo by the witches?

-The prophecies that were given to Macbeth and Banquo was that he was going to be...
--Banquo’s kids will be future kings

How would Macbeth be “lesser than Macbeth and much greater” and “not so happy, yet much happier”? Explain. Which literary device could be used to describe this scene?

-A literary device that you could use is a metaphor.

Explain at least two examples of dramatic irony in this scene.

Ex. 1-When the witches ‘hail’ Macbeth as the “Thane of Cawdor”
Ex. 2-In the beginning the witches show how they are going to mess with Macbeth

What qualities of Macbeth’s character are brought out in his first soliloquy?
-In lines 130-153,

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