English literature, Macbeth, act 3

Act 3 scene 1 opens with Banquo’s _________ Soliloquy
In act 3 scene 1, in Banquo’s soliloquy, Banquo is suspicious of Macbeth, as it says “____’___ ____ ______” for the crown play’dst most foully
In act 3 scene 1, in Banquo’s soliloquy, Banquo is thinking about the Witches’ prediction; Banquo is ambitious, but unlike Macbeth, Banquo is willing to let ____ ____ ___ ______ Fate take its course
In Macbeth’s soliloquy, within act 3 scene 1, the audience finds Macbeth’s attitude towards murder has _______. Macbeth seemed tormented by the thought of killing Duncan in act 1, but now he is quite decisive about killing Banquo Changed
In act 3 scene 1, Macbeth hires _________ to kill Banquo. This shows how Macbeth’s character has changed. In act 1 scene 1, Macbeth was a fearless hero: now he can’t face his enemies face-to-face; he’s a coward Murderers
Act 3 scene 1 links with the theme of ____ ___ ________, because Macbeth thinks he can change the prophecy by killing Banquo and Fleance Fate and freewill
In act 3 scene 1, Macbeth has become like Lady Macbeth, Macbeth ___________ them with lies and questions their masculinity Manipulates
In act 3 scene 2, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth both feel _______ about Macbeth’s position as King Insecure
In act 3 scene 2, Shakespeare uses ________, “doubtful joy” and “restless ecstasy” to show Macbeth’s and Lady Macbeth’s mixed emotions. They’ve got what they wanted but they also feel uneasy and guilty about it Oxymorons
In act 3 scene 2, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth switch roles. When they were plotting Duncan’s murder, Lady Macbeth said “look like/ th’innocent flower”, however now, Macbeths says that Lady Macbeth should flatter Banquo and he says they must make their “_____ _______ __ ___ ______” faces vizards to their hearts
In act 3 scene 2, Macbeth ______ Duncan, because he wasn’t troubled by “Malice domestic, foreign levy” (meaning civil wars and/or foreign armies). This foreshadows the end of the play; Macduff’s uprising and the English attack Envies
Act 3 scene 2 shows a change in Macbeths relationship to Lady Macbeth and Banquo. Macbeth doesn’t _______ killing Banquo with Lady Macbeth, either because he wants to protect Lady Macbeth from more guilt, or Macbeth is so driven with ambition Lady Macbeth’s opinion doesn’t matter Discuss
In act 3 scene 2, Macbeth uses a lot of ______ _______. For example, when he says “full of scorpions is my mind” and “the bat has flown”. This sets an unsettling tone, because of these animals remind the audience of evil and emphasise Macbeth’s feelings of paranoia and insecurity Animal imagery
An example from act 3 scene 2 of animal imagery used to covey evil, paranoia and insecurity is “____ __ _________ __ __ ____” full of scorpions is my mind
In act 3 scene 3, ______ __ ________ Banquo is murdered
In act 3 scene 3, Macbeth’s two murderers are joined by another murderer; this shows how Macbeth ______ no one and emphasises his paranoia Trusts
In act 3 scene 3, the sun begins to set this emphasises the ______ of _______’s _____ Terror of Macbeth’s reign
In act 3 scene 3, Banquo is carrying a torch. The torch goes out once Banquo has been murdered. The torch represents Banquo’s ________ Goodness
In act 3 scene 3, after Banquo has been murdered, Fleance escapes. This shows the audience, that you can’t _____ ____; Macbeth would’ve still become King even if he didn’t force it to happen Cheat fate
In act 3 scene 4, Macbeth holds a feast. Macbeth is happy, because he thinks Banquo and Fleance have been dealt with. Macbeth is happy to “____ ___ ______ ____”- the verb “____” suggests, that his hospitality is fake play the humble host
In act 3 scene 4, Macbeth is told by the murderers that Banquo has been killed but Fleance has escaped. Shakespeare uses alliteration “_______, _______, ________”. The alliteration emphasises how trapped Macbeth feels- with Fleance alive Macbeth knows his future as King is uncertain cabined, cribbed, confined
In act 3 scene 4, after Macbeth has been told about Banquo’s murder and Fleance’s escape, Macbeth sees Banquo’s ghost- this is a symptom of Macbeth’s guilt and anxiety. The ghost is a very important ________ ______ Dramatic device
In previous scenes within act 3, Macbeth has envied Duncan, because he is at peace, but Banquo’s ghost in scene 4 suggests, that Macbeth won’t even be able to ____ in death Rest
In act 3 scene 4, only Macbeth can see Banquo’s ghost. This makes the audience question whether the ghost is ____ or Macbeth’s ______-__________. The ghost appears after Macbeth says Banquo’s name- this suggests the ghost is a guilt-inspired hallucination. Banquo’s ghost echoes the ghostly dagger before Macbeth murdered Duncan Real or Macbeth’s guilty-conscience
In act 3 scene 4, Banquo’s ghost sits on the ______, this is a dramatic reminder of Banquo’s prophecy, that his descendants will become Kings Throne
In act 3 scene 4, Macbeth’s behaviour is so strange, that Lady Macbeth has to pretend he is ______. This is reminiscent of act 1 as Lady Macbeth takes control, because in act 1 scene 7 Lady Macbeth questions Macbeth’s masculinity when he has doubts about killing Duncan – “Are you a man?”. This suggests Lady Macbeth sees fear as unmanly Unwell
In act 3 scene 4, Macbeth says “__ ____ ____ _____ ____ ___- _____ ____ ____ _____”. The repetition of the noun “_____” shows Macbeth’s fear- Macbeth is starting to see the inevitability of his downfall It will have blood they say- blood will have blood
In act 3 scene 4, Macbeth says he’s killed so many people that “_________ ____ __ _______ __ __ _’__”. Macbeth is despairing, Macbeth wants to stop killing but he thinks the only way to keep the throne is to keep killing Returning were as tedious as go o’er
In act 3 scene 5, the Goddess of the Witches, ______, is annoyed that the three Witches have been meddling in Macbeth’s business without involving her Hecate
Act 3 scene 5 is a ____ _____ which creates an atmosphere of fear and evil Dark scene
In act 3 scene 5, the Witches plan to summon apparitions to trick Macbeth into being overconfident “________/ __ ______s’ ________ _____.” By making him bold they’re making sure he’ll continue his reign of terror- plunging natural order into chaos security/ Is mortals’ chiefest enemy
In act 3 scene 5, Hecate says that Macbeth “_____ _____ ____”- he thinks that he can change the course of destiny and stop Banquo’s descendants from being King shall spurn fate
Act 3 scene 6 acts as a ______ _____, between act 3 and act 4 Bridge scene
In act 3 scene 6, the minor characters tell the audience everything that’s ________- Macduff has raised an army against Macbeth, while Malcolm is at the English court Happened
In Shakespeare’s time, people thought that the King was appointed by ___, so when the Lord calls King Edward “holy”, this shows he’s the rightful King of England. The Lord says that Malcolm will have help from “Him above”- they believe he’s the rightful King of Scotland, so ___ will help him overcome Macbeth God
In act 3 scene 6, Lennox ________ that Macbeth’s responsible for Duncan and Banquo’s murders. He’s careful not to speak his mind about Macbeth, because he knows Macduff “lives in disgrace” for being loyal to the King. However, Lennox’s true feelings are revealed by his speech Suspects
In act 3 scene 6, the tone of Lennox’s monologue is _________ Sarcastic
An example of Lennox being sarcastic is when Lennox says “___ ______ _______”- he means the exact opposite did grieve Macbeth
In Lennox’s monologue, Lennox uses __________ ________s “To kill their gracious father?”- he doesn’t believe that Malcolm and Donalbain murdered Duncan Rhetorical questions
Lennox’s monologue is full of exclamations, such as “But, peace!” and “Damned fact!”. This shows how angry he is, but also hints that he is ______ to ____ ___ _____- his short, broken sentences suggest he’s trying to hold back his emotions Afraid to show his anger
Shakespeare wrote act 3 scene 6 from the perspective of the _____ _________s to develop the feeling of unrest in Scotland Minor characters
Lennox ends act 3 scene 6 by sending a message to the English court to free them from the “hand accursed”- this _______ ___ _______, because it becomes a question of how far Macbeth will go before he’s stopped. The audience sees that Macbeth’s death is inevitable, and the only way to restore peace to Scotland Builds the tension

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