Macbeth

Thunder and lightening and three witches give what kind of tone to the whole scene? Dull, sinister
Where and when will the witches meet again? When the noise battle is over, when one side has one and the other has lost. Before sunset in an open field
With whom will the witches meet? Macbeth
What do the lines: “Fair is foul, and foul is fair/Hover through the fog and filthy air” refer to? The weather, the minds of some men, or things that are amiss in scotland
What type of war is in progress? Scottish civil war
Who did Macbeth kill? duncan
Who is King Duncan’s cousin? Macbeth
How is Macbeth’s bravery further established? Fought against army of Norway and did not fear death
Who is the traitorr? The Thane of Cawdor
What is the traitor’s punishment? Execution
What are the three witches on heath for? Their intended meeting with Macbeth
What has the first witch been doing since their last meeting? Met a sailor’s wife eating chestnuts.
Who is the wife’s husband? (the woman that denied the witch chestnuts) Captain of the ship Tiger
What does the witch intend to do the the Caption of the ship Tiger? Cause the wind to blow so that he will never be able to sleep
Can the witch make the sailor lose his ship? No
The first four words said by Macbeth in 1.38 p. 306 are… “So foul and fair”
How does these words compare with 1.10 p.302? Witches speak in contradiction: “fair is foul and foul is fair”
Ross and Angus tell Macbeth what? The king is happy
One of the prophecies the witches gave to macbeth has come true. Why is he now disturbed? Has thoughts about killing King Duncan
Malcom tells of whose death? Thane of Cawdor
In II 22-27 pg.310 Macbeth says that he owes everything to whom? King Duncan
What is Macbeth’s state of mind as the scene ends? He wonders whether the reign will simply fall to him or whether he will have to perform a dark deed in order to gain the crown.
At Inverness, Macbeth’s castle, what letter does Lady Macbeth read? A letter from Macbeth
After Lady Macbeth tells Macbeth of her intentions, what warning does she give Macbeth concerning his facial expressions? To look peaceful. If he does not, he will arouse suspicion.
In line 85-87, iis Macbeth’s statement true? no
Macbeth, an honored man who had apparently done only good, has, in the last hour, killed whom and done what? Killed Duncan and dammed himself
Lady Macbeth faints what? Macbeth is overdoing it
Where does Malcolm go? england
Where does Donalbain flee too? ireland
Why do they flee dont want to die
The unnaturalness of Macbeth’s murder of Duncan is seen in the three portents discussed by whom? An old man and Ross
On whom does suspicion for the murder now fall? Why? malcom and dbain. because they left

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