Macbeth act 1

The witches in scene 1 inform you that They will see macbeth after the battle
In scene 2 Duncan orders Ross to Tell Macbeth he is the new thane of cawdor
Macbeth shows his ambition and curiosity about becoming king in scene 3 when he Questions the witches about the prophecies
Duncan says to Macbeth, “would thou hadst less deserved,” in scene 4, line 18. What does this mean? If only you had deserved less
Lady Macbeth’s greeting in scene 5, lines 51-55 shows that she Wants to help Macbeth in his plot
Why is Duncan’s reference to lady Macbeth as a “noble hostess” in scene 6, line 24 of this tragedy an example of dramatic irony You know lady Macbeth plans to murder him
What do both the summary of scene 7 and the side note for lines 1-10 of this drama tell you? Macbeth has second thoughts about the plan
Shakespeare most likely abandons blank verse in scene 1 to Emphasize the strangeness of the witches
Why does Duncan give Macbeth the title, thane of cawdor Duncan decides to reward Macbeth following the decision to execute the thane of cawdor
Macbeth’s questions in scene 3, lines 70-78 are a clue that he is Ambitious and curious about how to become king
Why are Duncan’s praises of Macbeth in scene 4 an example of dramatic irony in this tragedy You know that Macbeth wants to kill Duncan but Duncan is unaware of this fact
What does lady Macbeth think Macbeth lacks? Enough cruelty to murder Duncan
What advice does lady Macbeth give to Macbeth in scene 5 to aid her plan? Pretend to be nice to Duncan
He sentence in lines 10-12 in scene 7 of this tragedy reveals Macbeth’s Fear of being punished for killing Duncan
What best paraphrases lady Macbeth’s response to Macbeth’s decision in this drama? Macbeth must act bravely and should act because he truly desires to kill Duncan

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