Macbeth Act 2 Scene 1

What does Banquo say about the state of the heavens? There’s husbandry in heaven; Their candles are all out
Banquo says he cannot sleep A heavy summons lies like lead upon me, And yet I would not sleep.
Banquo invokes the merciful powers Merciful Powers, Restrain in me the cursed thoughts that nature Gives way to in repose
Banquo challenges Macbeth like a sentry – he’s on guard Who’s there?
What did Duncan give Lady Macbeth This diamond
Banquo mentions the witches I dreamt last night of the three Weird Sisters: To you they have showed some truth
Macbeth tells Banquo it could be advantageous for him to follow his friend’s lead If you shall cleave to my consent, when ’tis, It shall make honour for you
Banquo says he will hear what Macbeth has to say as long as its all above board So I lose none In seeking to augment it, but still keep My bosom franchised and allegiance clear, I shall be counselled
Macbeth sees a dagger before him… Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand? Come let me clutch thee. I have thee not, and yet I see thee still
Macbeth deliberates as to the meaning of the dagger Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible To feeling as to sight? Or art thou but A dagger of the mind, a false creation, Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain?
What shows that Macbeth was already going to murder Duncan? DAGGER Thou marshall’st me the way that I was going
What’s on the blade and dudgeon of the dagger? gouts of blood
How does Macbeth describe the murder of Duncan to the dagger? BLOOD IMAGERY the bloody business
How does Macbeth describe Murder withered Murder, alarumed by his sentinel, the wolf

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