macbeth

what does the captain tell King Duncan about Macbeth’s battlefield deeds? he was very brave, he killed Macdonwald, and he won the battle
What does the king learn from Ross about the Thane of Cawdor’s activities? he was a traitor
What reward for victory does Macbeth receive almost immediately from the king? he was given the title of Thane of Cawdor
What do the witches predict for Macbeth? he’ll be Thane of Glamis, Thane of Cawdor, and the king
What do the witches predict for Banquo? he’ll be the father of the kings
What happens to the Thane of Cawdor? he is killed
Why despite the witches predictions does Macbeth have reason to doubt that he will succeed Duncan as king? because the king’s son is next in line to the throne
How does Lady Macbeth first learn of the witches predictions regarding Macbeth? Macbeth writes a letter to her telling her what the witches predicted for him
What in Macbeth’s personality does his kindness
What action does Lady Macbeth plan to take during King Duncan’s visit? she plans to kill him while he is sleeping
How does she intend to accomplish this? to have Macbeth kill him while he’s sleeping, get the guards drunk, and then smear the blood on them so it will look like they did it
How does she advice Macbeth to act in King Duncan’s presence? innocent and welcoming
Why, according to Lady Macbeth, did she not kill the King herself? Lady Macbeth could not kill the king herself becasue she thought he resembled her father.
What does Macbeth do with the daggers after the murder? After Macbeth has murdered the king, instead of placing the daggers with the guards, he takes them back to Lady Macbeth.
Why does the bother Lady Macbeth? Macbeth’s mistake bothers Lady Macbeth because she now has to go finish the job.
What action does she take? She goes and places the daggers with the guards.
What does the drunken porter imagine he is doing in response to the knocking at the door? The porter in response to the knocking at the door, beleives that he is opening the gates of hell.`
What does Macbeth wish the knocking could do? Macbeth wishes that the knocking could awaken King Duncan.
Who is doing the knocking? Why? Macduff and Lennox are the ones knocking at the door of the castle becasue they need to tell the King something.
Who first learns a murder has taken place? Macduff is the first to learn that a murder has taken place.
What action does Macbeth take against the grooms? Macbeth immediately kills the grooms.
Why do Malcom and Donalbain leave Macbeth’s castle? Malcom and Donalbain flee from Macbeth’s castle because they fear that their lives are in danger and they may be the next to die.
Who does Macduff say has killed King Duncan? Malcolm and Donalbain
Why do Malcom and Donalbain fall under suspicion, according to Macduff? Because they fled the castle after the murder happened
What do you think causes Lady Macbeth to faint? Lady Macbeth faints because she is trying to move the attention from the murder to herself.
Why does Ross have doubts about accepting the grooms as the murders? because they had nothing to gain
Why is Macduff concerned that “our old robes” may fit “easier than our new ones?” Macduff suggests that they should do things secretly from now on or they might be the next to die.

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