Macbeth ACT 5

ACT 5 Scene 1 LADY MACBETHGENTLEWOMANDOCTOR- Doctor comes to see Lady Macbeth- Gentlewoman explains her condition- Lady cannot find rest- Suffering from psychological disorder causing her to sleepwalk and remember murder of Duncan, Banquo, and Lady Macduff- Doctor hears Lady sleep walking and talking about the murder
ACT 5 Scene 2 MENTEITHCAITHNESSANGUSLENNOX- Four lords join Malcom – March into Scotland in Birnam Wood near Macbeth’s castle- Plan attack and discuss Macbeth’s craziness- Discuss how they should make Malcom king
ACT 5 Scene 3 MACBETHSERVANTSEYTONDOCTOR- Macbeth doesn’t believe the woods are moving forward because he trusts the witches prophecy- Server enters and says an army is coming- Puts on armor and says he won’t die without fighting, and treats server badly- Seyton (a servent) tells about Lady Macbeth disease- Macbeth asks doctor to cofirm- Macbeth prepares for battle- Doctor wishes he wasn’t there and will never come back
ACT 5 Scene 4 MALCOMSIWARDYOUNG SIWARDMADUFFMENTEITHCAITHNESSANGUSROSSLENNOX- All the soldiers come under leadership of Malcom- Malcom tells everyone to cut a brance and carry it towards Macbeth’s castle as camoflauge
ACT 5 Scene 5 MACBETHSEYTONMESSENGER- Fully armed Macbeth is confident- Queen dies (scream is heard)-Macbeth is told that the Birnam Wood is moving, recalling the prophecy yet still denies
ACT 5 Scene 6 MALCOMSIWARDMACDUFF- Malcom and troops reached Macbeth’s castle (DUNSINANE)- Fulfil prochey- Birnam wood has come to Dunsinane
ACT 5 Scene 7 MACBETHYOUNG SIWARDMACDUFF- Macbeth is challenged by Siward’s song- Macbeth is too courageous and kills Siward since he is a man born of a woman- Macbeth’s forces have surrendered but he hasn’tMacduff tells Siward that he will get revenge and they enter castle
ACT 5 Scene 8 MACBETHMACDUFFSIWARDROSSMALCOM- Macbeth and Macduff face to face- Exchange words and swear at each other- Fight- Macbeth finds out from Macduff that he was cut out from his mother, and is not actually “born from a woman”- Victory trumpets, and Malcom, Siward, Ross discuss the battle and how some people like Macduff are missing- They think Macduff is dead- Macduff comes with Macbeth’s head- Cheer on – Malcom as king
Here’s the smell of the blood still: all theperfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this littlehand. LADY MACBETHHYPERBOLEExaggerating the blood smelling still
The heart is sorely charged. DOCTORPERSONIFICATIONPersonifying Lady Macbeth’s feelings upon her heart, as it is being heavily weighted because of all her emotions and things she has seen and done.
infected mindsTo their deaf pillows will discharge their secrets: DOCTORPERSONIFICATIONDeaf pillowsPillows aren’t actually deafBut doctor is saying that infected minds (guilty) will spill their secrets to their pillow as they sleep
I would not have such a heart in my bosom for the dignity of the whole body. GENTLEWOMANSYMBOLHeart symbolizes lady macbeth’s heart that is full of so much burden, and has seen more than it shouldinstead, she is implying that she wouldn’t want a heart like Lady Macbeth’s, even if it gave her dignity and made her queen. She would not want a heart full of so much burden.
“Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor playerThat struts and frets his hour upon the stageAnd then is heard no more. It is a taleTold by an idiot, full of sound and fury,Signifying nothing.” MACBETHMETAPHORComparing to a life of an actor that has failedMacbeth says this after being told Lady Macbeth has died He speaks about her life, and life of others being really short”Life is but a walking shadow”Meaning that we can’t see it properly until its too late”A poor player”Everyone is a bad actor”that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more”Humans act in life strutting and fretting, then are gone as they are not important, but rather easily forgotten.”It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury”Story is told by Macbeth himself, and he did everything because of the witches, but in the end it signified nothing.
” I have no words : My voice is in my sword, thou bloodier villain than terms can give out the! MACDUFFPERSONIFICATIONTelling Macbeth that his sword will talk, giving it characteristics
“We might have met them dareful, beard to beard And beat them backward home. MACBETHALLITERATION and ASSONANCEMacbeth explains that if his soldiers didn’t turn against him, he would’ve fought back
“Now does he feel his title Hang loose about him, like a giant’s robe Upon a dwarfish thief.” ANGUSSIMILEComparing Macbeth and a midget trying to fit into a giant’s robeMacbeth bit off more than he could chew, and is unable to fulfil the responsibilities as king
“Would to the bleeding and the grim alarm excite the mortified man.” MENTEITHHYPERBOLEExaggerating that the revenge from the english army will make the dead man rise and fight.
“Well, march we on, to give obedience where ’tis truly owed. Meet we the medicine of the sickly weal, and with him pour we in our country’s purge each drop us.” CAITHNESSMETAPHORComparing Malcom as the medicine that will cure Scotland by fighting and winning against Macbeth
“Which the poor heart would fain deny and dare not” MACBETHPERSONIFICATIONMacbeth and Seyton are talkingHeart is denying
Cousins, I hope the days are near at hand that chambers will be safe. MALCOMSYMBOLChamber representing the beds. Malcom is really saying he hopes when everything as a whole is safe in country
“Our castle’s strength will laugh a siege to scorn.” MACBETHPERSONIFICATIONCastle is laughing
“If thou speak’st false,upon the next tree shall thou hang alive till famine cling thee.” MACBETHPERSONIFICATIONFamine (Scarcity of food) ability to cling to something
“That lies like the truth: ‘Fear not, Birnam Wood do come to Dunsinane!’ And now wood comes to Dunsinane.” MACBETHANECDOTEMemory of Macbeth
“Why should I play the Roman fool, and dieOn mine own sword?” MACBETHALLLUSIONReferring to many forced suicides of the Romans
“And let the angel whom thou hast served” MACDUFFALLLUSIONMacduff is referring to the fallen angel (the devil) as whom Macbeth serves.
“They have tied me to a steak; i cannot fly, But bearlike i must fight the course” MACBETHSIMILEHe will fight like a bear to get out of the mess
“All mortal consequences have pronounced me thus: “Fear not, Macbeth; no man that’s born of woman shall e’er have power upon thee.” Then fly, false thanes,” MACBETHANECDOTERemembering the witches prophecy
“And with some sweet oblivious antidote…” MACBETHALLITERATION”S”

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