Macbeth Act 1 Scene 3

Where has the second witch been? Killing Swine
What does the first witch say to mean she will stop him sleeping? I’ll drain him dry as hay: Sleep shall neither night nor day Hang upon his penthouse lid
What does the first witch say she’ll do to his ship? Though his bark cannot be lost Yet it shall be tempest-tost
What does the first witch have with her? A pilot’s thumb
What is the first thing Macbeth says? So foul and fair a day I have not seen
How does Banquo greet the witches (aliens) What are these, That look not like th’inhabitants o’ the earth And yet are on’t
How does Banquo remark upon their androgyny? you should be women, And yet your beards forbid me to interpret That you are so
How does Banquo remark upon Macbeth’s initial reaction? Good sir, why do you start, and seem to fear Things that do sound so fair?
What do the witches call Banquo? lesser than Macbeth, and greater
What does Macbeth call the witches imperfect speakers
Macbeth: first reference to clothing imagery Why do you dress me in borrowed robes?
What does Banquo warn Macbeth? But ’tis strange: And oftentimes, to win us to our harm, The instruments of darkness tell us truths, Win us with honest trifles, to betray’s In deepest consequence
Macbeth’s first soliloquy: starting ” This supernatural soliciting” to “the use of nature” This supernatural soliciting Cannot be ill, cannot be good. If ill, Why hath it given me earnest of success, commencing in a truth? I am Thane of Cawdor: If good, why do I yield to that suggestion Whose horrid image doth unfix my hair And make my seated heart knock at my ribs, Against the use of nature
Macbeth’s first soliloquy: starting “Present fears” Present fears are less than horrible imaginings. My thought, whose murder yet is but fantastical, Shakes so my single state of man that function Is smothered in surmise, and nothing is But what is not
What clothing image does Banquo use to say that Macbeth will have to get used to his title? New honours come upon him, Like our strange garments, cleave not to their mould But with the aid of use
How does Banquo respond to Macbeth’s suggestion to speak later about what has happened? Very gladly

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