Macbeth act 4 questions and answer

Witch 2 says, “By the pricking of my thumb, Something wicked this way comes.” Whocomes? Macbeth comes
What is Macbeth’s attitude towards the witches this time? He is demanding, trying to take charge
What four things did the witches show Macbeth? What does each show/say? What isMacbeth’s reaction? They showed him an armed head, a bloody child, a crowned child with a tree in its hand,and, finally, eight kings followed by Banquo’s ghost. Respectively, they showed/toldMacbeth to beware of Macduff, that he would not be harmed by anyone “born of woman,”that he would not be vanquished until Birnam Wood would come to Dunsinane, and thatBanquo’s descendants would be kings.
Macbeth says (about the witches), “Infected be the air whereon they ride, And damned allthose that trust them!” What is Macbeth, in effect, saying about himself? He is damned
Where is Macduff? He is in England helping Malcolm.
Why does Macbeth have Macduff’s family and servants killed? Macduff is not loyal to Macbeth, and Macbeth is angry.
Why does Lady Macduff’s son say liars and swearers are fools? He implies that since there are more of them than honest people, they should get togetherand hang the honest folks. They are foolish to leave themselves in jeopardy when theycould overcome the honest people
Malcolm says, “Angels are bright still, though the brightest fell. Though all things foul would wear the brows of grace, Yet grace must still look so.” What does that mean? The devil was, of course, at one time the brightest angel. The point is that things aren’twhat they seem. One can’t judge the book by its cover, so-to-speak.
Macduff says, “Oh, Scotland, Scotland!” Why? Malcolm has just told him what a horrid king he (Malcolm) would be if he were on thethrone instead of Macbeth. Given a choice, then, between Malcolm and Macbeth, hegravely fears for his country’s future
What news does Ross bring to Macduff? Ross brings news of Macduff’s family’s murders.
Witch 2 says, “By the pricking of my thumb, Something wicked this way comes.” Whocomes?a. Banquo’s ghostb. Macbethc. Donalbaind. Hecate b
What is Macbeth’s attitude towards the witches this time?a. He is demanding, trying to take chargeb. He is scared and full of remorsec. He is kind and considerate, trying to get them to help himd. He is rude, saying he has no further need of them a
Match the four things the witches showed and what each one shows.1. an armed head2. a bloodied child3. a crowned child with a tree in its hand4. eight kings followed by banquo’s ghosta. Banquo’s descendants would be kingsb. Macbeth should beware of Macduffc. He would not be vanquished until Birnam Wood would come to Dunsinaned. He would not be harmed by anyone “born of woman.” 1=b, 2=d, 3=c, 4=a
Macbeth says (about the witches), “Infected be the air whereon they ride, And damned allthose that trust them!” What is he saying about himself?a. He is damnedb. He has been poisoned by themc. He is too trusting a persond. He is stronger than they are a
Where is Macduff?a. He is keeping vigil over Duncan’s graveb. He has fled to Francec. He is in England helping Malcomd. He has barricaded himself in his room at the castle c
Why does Macbeth have Macduff’s family and servants killed?a. Macbeth is angry because Macduff has not been loyal to him.b. The witches told him to do it.c. Lady Macbeth does not get along with themd. He wants to lure Macduff back from England a
Why does Lady Macduff’s son say liars and swearers are fools?a. They are foolish to think they can get away with their dishonestyb. They should not leave themselves in jeopardy when they could overcome and hangthe honest peoplec. People who have any intelligence don’t lie and sweard.They don’t realize the rewards of a virtuous life b
Malcom says, “Angels are bright still, though the brightest fell. Though all things foul wouldwear the brows of grace, Yet grace must still look so.” What does that mean?a. It is almost dawn. Thing will look brighter in the morning.b. God forgives all who repentc. Things are not always what they seemd. Even good men sometimes make mistakes. c
Why does Macduff says, “Oh, Scotland, Scotland?”a. He misses his familyb. He fears for his country’s futurec. It is a curse against Macbethd. It is a promise to be loyal to his country b
What news does Ross bring to Macduff?a. The army is ready to march against Macbethb. Duncan’s sons have been foundc. It is safe for Macduff to return homed. Lady Macduff and the children have been murdered d

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