Renaissance-Macbeth AP Test Study Guide For test on Thursday, March 15th Test will be comprised of mostly multiple choice and short answer questions. You should do well if you review and understand the following information/concepts/works: Poetic terms: couplet, quatrain, octave, sestet, sonnet (know the differences between the three types covered and their basic info/format/setup – you should be able to look at the format of a sample and decide what type it is), iambic pentameter, blank verse, meter, verse drama Macbeth: (pp. 327-416) plot events (review summaries before each scene and any question worksheets), structure (regarding 5 acts and pyramid [worksheet]), tragedy climax, exciting force or initial incident, catastrophe, settings, themes/subjects (ambition, the supernatural, arrogance, guilt, murder, vengeance, insanity, “fair is foul”), characters and their relationships; famous quotes (speaker? audience? context? meaning?), soliloquy, monologue, aside, foils, motifs and their significance (with specific text examples); Shakespeare’s verse variance (examples and reasons why); How To Read Literature chapter explained regarding how it is revealed throughout the play (with text examples) Literary term basics – foreshadowing, dramatic irony You will be able to use your 5 act question sheets as well as your journals for further test questions. No sharing of these will be allowed.