Macbeth Act 5

What has Lady Macbeth been doing at night? Sleepwalking and talking
Who spies on Lady Macbeth? The doctor and gentlewoman
What do the doctor and gentlewoman see Lady Macbeth doing? What do they decide to do? Watch Lady Macbeth and see what she is doing
What is Lady Macbeth talking about while she is sleepwalking? The death of King Duncan and Macduff’s family
Why is Lady Macbeth washing her hands? To wash the blood off her hands
What is Lady Macbeth carrying in her hand? A candle
Who is the “old man” Lady Macbeth refers to in Scene 1? King Duncan
What does the doctor suggest be done for Lady Macbeth? Talk with a priest, because he can’t help her. She will commit suicide
How does Macbeth treat his servants? He physically harms them
What happens to Lady Macbeth? She commits suicide
What is Macbeth’s reaction to Lady Macbeth’s death? He takes it very calmly, saying that she would have died sooner or later
What do Macbeth’s soldiers do? Join Malcolm and his army
Who does Macbeth kill? Young Siward
Why did the bloody baby represent Macduff? Macduff; because he is not of a woman born (c-section)
What trick does Malcolm use to hide the number of men in his army? He has his men cut off tree branches and use them to camouflage themselves
Who will be the new king of Scotland? Malcolm
What kind of king will Malcolm be? A good and kind king
What did Malcolm come up carrying? Macbeth’s head
How does Macbeth die? Macduff fights him and beheads him

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