Shakespeare, a master of characterization, carefully crafted dialogue to reveal important truths about his characters. Students will use this worksheet to find various poetic or literary devices in Act 4, scene 1, that Shakespeare uses to characterize the witches. Brief definitions of some devices are included, and students can research others, or apply devices they have learned in class. Pass out this worksheet after students have read through Act 4, scene 1.

Get the worksheets for this lesson (plus much more!) in the printed SparkTeach guide for Macbeth.