Macbeth Act 4, Macbeth Act 5

What is the first apparition, and what information does it reveal? a floating helmeted head: Beware Macduff!
What is the second apparition, and what information does it reveal? a bloody child: Macbeth will not be harmed by any man born of a woman
What is the third apparition, and what information does it reveal? a child wearing a crown with a tree in his hand: Macbeth will not be defeated until Birnam Wood moves to Dunsinane Hill
What direct question does Macbeth ask the witches? Will Banquo’s sons be kings?
What does the final “pantomime” reveal? a line of kings, all resembling Banquo, the last holding a mirror showing kings into eternity
When Macbeth hears news that Macduff has fled to England, what is his response? send troops to kill Macduff’s family and servants
How does Lady Macduff perceive her husband’s actions? She tells their son Macduff is dead.
How does Ross perceive Macduff’s actions? He believes Macduff fled to support his country, and that he is a great patriot to choose Scotland over his family
How does Malcolm test Macduff’s loyalty? By claiming to be a far worse person than Macbeth; he says he is lustful and greedy
Why does Macduff mention Malcolm’s parents’ devotion to God? to show that Malcolm is ready to lead Scotland, that he has been chosen by God to lead, and well prepared by his parents’ guidance
What does Malcolm encourage Macduff to do in response to his family’s murder? To turn his grief into anger and get revenge against Macbeth.
What do the doctor and gentlewoman see Lady Macbeth doing? What do they decide to do? She is sleepwalking and talking about the murders. The doctor decides his best move is to not mention that he heard anything, and he tells the woman to keep an eye on Lady Macbeth.
Who says “Had I as many sons as I have hairs, I would not wish them to a fairer death.” Siward.
Who said “Out, damned spot out, I say – One, two. Why then, ’tis time to do ‘t.” Lady Macbeth
Who says: “We’ll have thee, as our rarer monsters are, Painted on a pole, and underwrit, “Here may you see the tyrant.'” Macduff
Who first fights Macbeth? What happens? Macbeth slays Young Siward.
Why is it important that Young Siward died with wounds to the front chest? It is important because being hit in the chest proves that he decided to fight Macbeth head on instead of fighting, indicating the respect he has earned. If his wounds originated from his back, it shows that he attempted to run away from the battle, earning him the title of a coward.
Who was not of woman born? Macduff
What reward does the new King give to the Thanes? He makes them all Earls.
How does Macbeth die? Macduff fights him and beheads him.
Who will be the new king of Scotland? Malcolm

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