Macbeth- Act 3

Where does Scene 1 take place? Banquo’s Castle (Forres. Palace)
What is Banquo’s opinion of what has happened ? That Macbeth killed Duncan so he can get the kingship
What do Banquo and Macbeth discuss? Whether Banquo is coming to Macbeth’s inauguration dinner
What does Macbeth mean when he says: “To be thus is nothing /But to be safely thus? “ Being the king is nothing if I don not have a secure spot. (Because the witches prophecises might come true for Banquo’s sons)
Why is Macbeth upset over the Witches’ prophecy about Banquo? – He is nervous that his sons will take his kingship away
How does Macbeth convince the murderers to kill Banquo? That he is not a moral/good person and does not deserve to be alive
What does Lady Macbeth tell her husband? “You need to chill because her have guests”
What does Lady Macbeth know about the plat to kill Banquo? She does not know anything
What happens when the murderers attack Banquo and Fleance? – They kill Banqou but his son escapes – The torch goes out
Why do they say the “Best half” got away? Because in the Prophecy states that Fleance will get the kingship and not Banquo
How does scene four begin? At the banquet —-> A murderer tells Macbeth that thee deed is done
How does Macbeth react when he sees the first murderer in the doorway? – At first, he feels nervous and anxious, but then he becomes happy thinking that they did their job
Who enters and take Macbeth’s seat? Banquo’s ghost
What is Macbeth’s initial reaction to spotting Banquo’s ghost? He blames everyone for trying to play jokes on him. Then he tries to shake off his guilt by talking to the ghost.
How does Lady Macbeth say to Macbeth? That Macbeth is ill and not feeling well
What does Lady Macbeth say to Macbeth? “What is going on”
Why does everyone leave the party? Lady Macbeth tells everyone to leave because Macbeth is “ill”
What does Macbeth plat to do the next day? He plans to go to the Witches
What does Hecate tell the three witches? That they should not have gotten involved with Macbeth
What does Lennox tell us about Macduff? That is is very unlikely that Duncan’s and Banquo’s sons killed them
What does the Lard tell Lennox? That macduff joined Malcom in england to start a revolt against Macbeth
Pun Play on words
Simile Comparing Unlike things using “like” or “as”
Metaphor Using and unlike term with “like” or “as”
Personification Using and unlike term with “like” or “as”
Alliteration repetition of sounds (at least two)
Allusion allude to something from the bible, history, people
Anaphora repetition for effect
Onomatopoeia a word that has the same sound as its definition Ex: bang, snap, pow
Anachronism out of place and time
Metonymy One word to refer to something else Ex: Talk about a crown which equals kingship
Synecdoche part to a whole (always a Metonymy) : Ex: All hands on deck
Hyperbole Exageration on words EX: ” I swam 1,000 oceans to kiss you”

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