Macbeth Act 2 and 3

Act 2 Scene 1: When does the beginning of this scene start? after midnight
Act 2 Scene 1: Why can’t Banquo sleep at night? He is having nightmares about to witches
Act 2 Scene 1: What did the King give Lady Macbeth? a diamond
Act 2 Scene 1: What was wrong with the King before he went to bed? he was in an UNUSUALLY good mood and very happy
Act 2 Scene 1: What lie does Macbeth tell Banquo? that he never think of witches or their predictions
Act 2 Scene 1: How do we know Macbeth is having nightmares? “wicked dreams abuse the curtain’d sleep”
Act 2 Scene 1: What does the bell indicate? that everyone is drugged and asleep and it’s time to kill the King
Act 2 Scene 2: What does Lady Macbeth mean by “That witch hath made drunk hath made me bold?” she has been drinking also and its made her bold and strong to do what she has to do
Act 2 Scene 2: Why couldnt Lady Macbeth murder Duncan herself? he looked like her father
Act 2 Scene 2: What scared Macbeth while he waited to kill Duncan? someone laughed and another yelled murder
Act 2 Scene 2: What does Macbeth think he hears and why? he hears someone say “sleep no more, macbeth does murder sleep” because of his guilty conscious
Act 2 Scene 2: What mistake does Macbeth make? he forgot to plant the dagger on him
Act 2 Scene 2: How did Lady Macbeth fix his mistake? by grabbing the dagger and doing it herself
Act 2 Scene 2: What evidence from the murder upsets Macbeth the most? there was blood everywhere
Act 2 Scene 2: What makes us know that Macbeth regrets what he has done? “Wake Duncan with thy knocking! I would thou couldst!”
Act 2 Scene 3: What is ironic about the statement “this place is too cold for hell?” macbeths castle is turning into a hell
Act 2 Scene 3: Why is Macduff up so early? he came early to wake up the king
Act 2 Scene 3: Why did Lennox say the night was “unruly”? earth shook, chimneys were blown down, screams of the dead were heard, and birds made noises all night long
Act 2 Scene 3: Who found Duncan’s body? Macduff
Act 2 Scene 3: What does Macbeth confess to Macduff? he killed the king’s men because they saw evidence that he killed the king
Act 2 Scene 3: What is Lady Macbeth’s reaction to hearing this? she faints
Act 2 Scene 3: What do Malcolm and Donalbain decide to do? Why? Malcolm goes to England and Donalbein goes to Ireland bc they dont trust the king’s men and think they are next to be murdered
Act 2 Scene 4: What strange things have been happening? dark during day, horses eating other each other, hawk killed by mousing owl, horses broke out of their stalls against men
Act 2 Scene 4: Who have becone suspects in Duncan’s murder? Malcolm and Donalbein because they ran away
Act 3 Scene 1: What suspension is released in Macbeth’s soliloquy? he has been moody lately
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