Macbeth Act 2

what “cursed thoughts” does Banquo have? suspious about Macbeth and witches prediction about Macbeth becoming king
what lie does Macbeth tell Banquo? that he has no thoughts of the withches
what is the meaning of Banquo’s answer to Macbeth in lines 26-28 he says he’s going to be loyal
what causes Macbeth to think he sees a dagger? in his vision about him killing Duncan with a dagger and he sees gouts of blood
At the end of scene 1, a bell rings.What do you think is the significants of this? It signals that Duncan is going to die
What omen of death does Lady Macbeth hear? the owl’s scream, the cricket’s cry, Macbeth’s voice
Why does Lady Macbeth say she didnt commit the murder herself? she says Duncan reminds her of her father
What words about himself does Macbeth believe he hears? He believes he hears that he will not sleep anymore
how did Macbeth mismanage the murder? he forgets to leave the daggers
Both Macbeth and his lady comment upon the effectiveness of water in cleansing away their involvement in the deed. How do they differ? Lady Macbeth: a little of water can cure us of this deed. Macbeth: a lot of water like the sea could only clear us of this deed.
why has macduff come to macbeth’s castle told to by the king; he was going to pick him up
What unusual things happened to Macduff and Lennox during the night? windy, screach of death, a day bird screaming in the night
Who discovers the murder? Macduff
Why does Macbeth kill the king’s men? so they can’t show their innocents
why might Lady Macbeth pretend to faint? to make it look like she wasnt apart of it, and it is a distraction form Macbeth talking
In lines 128-139, what actions do Malcolm and Donalbain take? Malcolm decides to go to England and Donalbain goes to Ireland to protect themselves
In lines 5-20, Ross and the Old man discuss the strange events occuring. How are these strange events similar Unnatural events, show disorder, deal with death-the dark night strangling the traveling lamp and duncan’s horses racing
how does popular opinion account for the murder? they are blaming Malcolm and Donalbain because they fled
who has been named king Macbeth
why does macduff not plan to attend Macbeth’s coronations he is suspisous that Macbeth murdered King Duncan
Name 3 characters who have shown they are suspicious of Macbeth’s rapid ascent to the throne Ross, Banquo, Macduff

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