Macbeth Act 3

Thou hast it now: king, Cawdor, Glamis, all,As the weird women promised, and, I fear,Thou play’dst most foully for’t: (3.1.-13) Who: Banquo to himselfMeaning: Now you have it all: you’re the king, the thane of Cawdor, and the thane of Glamis, just like the weird women promised you. And I suspect you cheated to win these titles.
Upon my head they placed a fruitless crown/And put a barren scepter in my grip (3.1.66-67) Who: Macbeth to himselfMeaning: They gave me a crown and a scepter that I can’t pass on.
And though I could/ With barefaced power sweep him from my sight (3.1.134-135) Who: Macbeth to MurderersMeaning: Since I’m king, I could simply use my power to get rid of him.
We have scorched the snake, not killed it (3.2.15) Who: Macbeth to Lady MacbethMeaning: We have injured the snake (Banquo), not defeated it.
But who did bid thee join with us? (3.3.1) Who: Murderer to another Murderer (that showed up unexpectedly)Meaning: But who told you to come here and join us?
Tis better thee without than he within. (3.4.16) Who: Macbeth to MurdererMeaning: I’d rather see his blood splattered on your face than flowing through his veins.
You have displaced the mirth (3.4.132) Who: Lady Macbeth to MacbethMeaning: You have ruined our good party.

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