Macbeth Act 3-4-5 Study Material. 1 4! + 20 + e^ πi + 1 + 21 = The amount of questions!

What has lady Macbeth been doing causing the servant to call the doctor? She has been sleepwalking.
What are things that Lady Macbeth does during her episodes in Act V? 1. She can’t wash her hands symbolizing as not being able to wash out blood. 2. She was imagining the murder of Duncan.
What kind of help does the doctor suggest Lady Macbeth needs? She needs help from a priest.
What is the purpose of Act V scene 1? To show that Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are falling apart and showing that they killed Duncan.
Where are the English and Scottish forces meeting to go against Macbeth in Act V scene 2? They meet at Birnam Wood.
What is Macbeth doing meanwhile the English and Scottish forces meet to take him over. “Great Duncinane he strongly fortifies” (fortifies Duncinane).
How does Macbeth’s men feel about obeying him? They only obey him because they are commanded to.
” Now does he feel…Upon a dwarfish thief.” Why is this description so appropriate for Macbeth? He stole the title of King and is showing he is not good enough for it.
Where are the men headed for at the end of Act V scene 2? They’re heading for Birnam Woods.
Why is Birnam Woods important to the Scottish and English forces against Macbeth? This is because if they use the trees as cover it will make it look like the army is smaller than actual than making Macbeth feel safe and making the forces able to attack easily.
How does Macbeth feel in his speech in Act V scene 3? He thinks he is invisible because of the witches prophecy’s.
What does the reaction to the servant reveal about Macbeth in Act V scene 3? That he is a coward.
What does Macbeth foreshadow before the battle in Act V scene 3? That he will fight to the death.
What does Macbeth do when the report of the English army is confirmed? He gets ready to fight them.
According the the doctor what is wrong with Lady Macbeth? How does Macbeth respond to this? How does this reaction signify Macbeths character? She is mentally ill. He wants the doctor to fix her of her illness. He still loves his wife.
What happened to most of Macbeth’s noblemen in Act 5 scene 4? They abandon Macbeth.
What is the significance of cutting the branches for camouflage? It make the army look smaller and the size unknown.
What does Siward mean when he says “We might have met them dareful, beard to beard,And beat them backward home.”? Fighting is the only way to solve the problem of Macbeth.
What is Macbeth’s attitude in Act V scene 5? He is ready to fight.
Why does the cry of a women not affect Macbeth? He knows he has no time left so their is no point looking.
What happens to Lady Macbeth? She dies off stage (suicide).
How does Macbeth react to the news of his wife’s death? She should have died later implying he cared for her.
At the end of Act V scene 5 what does Macbeth decide to do? He decides to face death because at this point life is meaningless.
What is the summary of Act V scene 6? To show the transition to the battle.
What is the last hope Macbeth is clinging to at the end? He hopes the other prophecy’s don’t come true.
What happens at the end encouraging Macbeth? He killed Young Siward.
Why does Macduff want to kill Macbeth? To avenge his family.
Why is the English army able to enter the castle easily? Macbeth’s army joins the English army.
What excuse does Macbeth give for not fighting Macduff? He already killed his family.
How is the second prophecy proven true? Macduff was born form a c-section ;therefore, making Macduff not born from a women.
How does Macduff get Macbeth to fight? He tells him if he surrenders he will be shamed upon.
What is Siward’s main concern about his sons death? Having signs of courage.
What did Malcolm announce when becoming king? He has restored order to the nobility, and he has brought exiled people back.
Why is the play considered a tragedy? People face downfalls because of flaws.
The first Apparition? “Watch for Macfuff”, visual of a armored head, this is wear Macbeth thanks the witches confirming his fears of Macduff.
The second Apparition? “No one born form a women will harm you”, visual of a bloody child, he feels safe because everyone’s born from a women,
The third Apparition? “He will be safe as long as Birnam Wood doesn’t move to Dunciane”, visual of a crowned child with a tree in his hand, this makes Macbeth confident nothing will happen to him.
The fourth Apparition? Banquo and his line of 8 descendant kings, this makes Macbeth mad because he won’t have any descendants.
The ultimate goal of the witches? To make Macbeth think his situation is safe and that he has noting to worry about.
The first title Macbeth inheres is? Thane of Cawdor.
According to Macbeth, life is a tale told byan ____. Idiot
Who says “Lechery, sir, it provokes and unprovokes”? Porter
Who is mad she was not consulted in Macbeth’s affairs to be able to show her “art”? Hecate
In Act V what is Lady Macbeth want always beside her? Light
Macbeth’s fears are temporarily set aside when he kills ____. Young Siward
What does Macbeth invite Banquo to do? He is invited to go to the banquet.
Why does Macbeth want Banquo and Fleance dead? They threaten his title of king.
What does Macbeth tell Banquo about Malcolm and Donalbain? They lied about the king’s death.
What does Macbeth seem to be complaining about toward the end of his soliloquy on page 81? He killed Duncan for the benefit of Banquo’s kid.
What will cause Macbeth to feel “safe” or “healthy”? He has murderers sent to kill Banquo and Fleance.
What does Lady Macbeth mean when she says, “What’s done is done.”? You already killed him get over it!
Why does Macbeth envy Duncan in his speech that begins with line 15? Duncan’s dead and at peace and Macbeth is not as he killed him.
Look at line 51 on page 91. Is Macbeth going to tell Lady Macbeth about his plans for Banquo? No he doesn’t share his plans.
Why is there a third murderer in scene 3? Macbeth was ordered to come to make sure everything goes according to plan.
Does Macbeth’s plan for killing Banquo and Fleance work? No, Banquo dies but Fleance runs away.
Macbeth says, “The worm that’s fled hath nature that in time will venom breed, no teeth for the present.” What does this mean? Fleance fled and can’t be found but is too young to do anything.
How does Lady Macbeth cover for Macbeth when he freaks out? She says that he has these weird actions every once and awhile.
Who else other than Banquo and Fleance is missing at the Banquet? Macduff is missing.
Should this missing person be worried? Yes, because he might be the next one to die. (NOT)
What is Macbeth planning to do “tomorrow”? Act 4 scene 4 He is going to talk to the Witches.
What is acheron? A river in hell
What is Macbeth’s problem? He only cares about himself and will do anything to be king.
Why is Hecate mad at the witches? This is because they talked to Macbeth.
What does Lennox SAY about Macbeth? Macbeth was mad about Duncan’s death.
What does Lennox SAY about Malcolm and Donalbain?Where has Macduff gone? Why? They had killed Duncan because they ran away. England to form an alliance with the King Eduardo.

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