Macbeth Act 4 Quiz

What are the Witches doing at the beginning of Act IV Making a potion to tell Macbeth’s future
What are the three statements made by the Apparitions? Apparition #1: armed headProphecy: beware of MacduffApparition #2: Bloody child Prophecy: anyone born from a women will not harm Macbeth Apparition #3:Crowned child holding a tree Prophecy:Macbeth will be king until the forest moves to the hill apparition #4:line of Kings and Banquo Prophecy:Banquo ‘s generations will be king
What is the significance of the Witches having the Apparitions give the information to Macbeth?Why don’t the witches do it themselves? Better chance of him believing it, he might wondering if they’re trying to manipulate them, add more drama to scene, his apparitions are kinda confusing- so he doesn’t really question it. He cant ask q’s about apparitions . At this point we don’t know if they are misleading
What does Macbeth decide to do with the information the Witches have given him He is happy but then decides he will kill macduff. No one born a women- he feels safe but still wants to kill macbeth
What does Lady Macduff say is the reason for her husband leaving Fear, she thinks he is scared
What does Lady Macduff tell her son about his father? How does he respond to her? she says he is a trader, she bad mouths him to her son
how does her son respond: tands up for dad, is in disbelief, does not agree with mom
What happens to Lady Macduff and her son? They are murdered. The son is murdered on stage, son is killed onstage, mom is killed off
Why does Malcolm question Macduff? Malcolm is suspiciousMalcolm is unsure of his motives
What is Malcolm’s reaction to the news? What is Macduff’s? Malcolm says they should get revenge. Macduff feels guilty Macduff obviously felt sad and angry but primary is he feels he should have been there. He feels like it was his fault.
What do Malcolm and Macduff plan to do? they plan to go to war and attack macbeth

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