Macbeth Act 5

What has Lady Macbeth doing while sleepwalking? takes out paper from her closet, folds it, writes on it, reads it, and seals it up; she also seems as if she is washing her hands
What does Lady Macbeth request is always next to her? a light(candle)
Why does Lady Macbeth need light next to her? to shine light in the darkness and guilt of her world
What does Lady Macbeth say while sleepwalking? that soldiers(Macbeth) should not be afraid because no one can lay guilt upon them(they’ve killed everyone who possibly could); there is an old man(Duncan) with a lot of blood in him; she says that the Thane of Fife(Macduff) had a wife; that she will never be guilt-free and that Macbeth needs to stop acting startled; her hands still smell like blood and always will; she tells herself to not be frightened because Banquo is buried; she hears a knocking at the gate and says “What’s done cannot be undone”
What does the doctor say about sleepwalkers? some of them are able to learn from their mistakes and die holily
What does the doctor think about Lady Macbeth? that she is possessed and that she needs a priest to help her
Who is missing from the battle? Donalbain
Where are the soldiers meeting? Birnam Wood
What does Caithness say about Macbeth? some say he’s insane; other say it’s valiant fury; but he’s definitely out of control
What does Angus say about Macbeth’s soldiers? that they are fighting because they have to not out of love of Macbeth
What does Mentheith say about Macbeth? inside he condemns himself for all he’s done
What do they refer to Malcolm as? the doctor who will cure our sick country(Scotland); the medicine of the sickly weal
What does Macbeth command the messengers to do? stop giving him reports because he still believes in the prophecies
What does Macbeth say about his life? he has lived long enough; he doesn’t have all the aspects of old age; he has people who honor him with words, but not hearts
Does Macbeth decide to fight? yes; with an army behind him
What does Malcolm tell the soldiers to do at Birnam Wood? to break the branches and hold them in front of them so Macbeth doesn’t know how many of them there are
What prophecy aligns with Malcolm’s orders at Birnam Wood? it looks like the forest has gotten up and moved
How does Siward align with Macbeth? says the only way to fix this problem is through violence
What is Macbeth’s plan in battle? to fortify the castle so well that the soldiers can’t get in and end up starving
What does Macbeth say about fear? he forgets what it feels like, because all the crimes he’s committed has caused him to become inhumane and unable to feel emotion
Who dies before battle? Lady Macbeth
What is Macbeth’s reaction to Lady Macbeth’s death? he is emotionless; says that she would have eventually died; says that life is an illusion of an actor who worries about performing and then is never heard of again
Who specifically says that the forest looks like it’s moving? messenger
Who will lead the first battle on the English side? Siward and his son
Who does Macbeth kill first in battle? Siward’s son
Why is Macduff fighting in the war? only to kill Macbeth; not the stupid soldiers
What do Siward & Malcolm say about Macbeth’s soldiers? they are fighting on both sides and that they are trying not hurt them
What aligns Macduff with the prophecies? his mother had a C-section(he technically was not born from a woman)
Who kills Macbeth? Macduff
Who wins the battle? the English(rebels)
What do Siward’s son’s wounds prove? they are in the front; he died fighting not running away
What does Macduff carry after the battle? Macbeth’s head
What does Malcolm, as King, name the thanes and kinsman? earls
How did Lady Macbeth die? she committed suicide
“Since his Majesty went into the field, I have seen her rise up from her bed…” gentlewoman; explaining what she sees Lady Macbeth doing while sleepwalking
“A great perturbation in nature, to receive at once the benefit of sleep and do the effects of watching” doctor; seeming(awake) vs. being(asleep)
“She has light by her continually. ‘Tis her command” gentlewoman; light to shine in her dark world
“…action with her to seem thus washing her hands” gentlewoman; Lady Macbeth is washing away her guilt, but can’t(she does it everyday for 15 min)
“Hell is murky” Lady Macbeth
“The Thane of Fife had a wife” Lady Macbeth; refers to Lady Macduff
“No more o’ that, my lord, no more o’ that. You mar all with this starting” Lady Macbeth; saying that Macbeth will let others suspect with all his fear
“You have known what you should not” doctor
“Heaven knows what she has known” gentlewoman
“…smell of blood still. All the perfumes of Arabia…” Lady Macbeth; saying that she is guilty and nothing can take that away
“The heart is sorely charged.” doctor
“I would not have such a heart in my boson for the dignity of the whole body” gentlewoman
“Yet I have known those which have walked in their sleep, who have died holily in their beds” doctor
“…he cannot come out on’s grave” Lady Macbeth
“There’s knocking at the gate” Lady Macbeth
“What’s done cannot be undone” Lady Macbeth
“Unnatural deeds do breed unnatural troubles” doctor; unnatural things bring about more unnatural things
“More needs she the divine that the physician” doctor; says Lady Macbeth needs a priest more than a doctor
“To dew the sovereign flowers and drown the weeds” Lennox; responsibility as a society is to help water people and to pull out the bad people
“I cannot taint with fear” Macbeth; doesn’t care until prophecies come true
“The mind I sway by and the heart I bear shall never sag with doubt nor shake with fear” Macbeth; his courage will not waver by fear
“Go prick thy face and over-red thy fear, thou lily-livered boy” Macbeth; to servant who tells him about the soldiers
“Seyton-I am sick heart” Macbeth
“My way of life is fall’n into the sere, the yellow leaf” Macbeth
“Honor, love, obedience, friends…but in stead curses” Macbeth
“I’ll fight till from my bones my flesh be hacked. Give me my armor” Macbeth
“To a mind diseased…memory a rooted sorrow…written troubles” Macbeth to doctor
“Cleanse the stuffed bosom of that perilous stuff” Macbeth to doctor
“Must minister to himself” doctor to Macbeth
“Cast the water of my land, find her disease, and purge it to a sound and pristine health” Macbeth to doctor
“I will not be afraid of death and bane till Birnam Forest come to Dunsinane” Macbeth
“Were I from Dunsinane away and clear, profit again should hardly draw me here” doctor; he does not want to be in Dunsinane
“I hope the days are near at hand that chambers will be safe” Malcolm
“Let every soldier hew him down a bough and bear ‘t before him” Malcolm to soldiers
“And none serve him but constrained things whose hearts are absent too” Malcolm; Macbeth’s soldier fight by they are commanded to, not out of love
“Let our just censures attend the true even, and put we on industrious soldiership” Macduff
“But certain issue strokes must arbitrate; towards which advance the war” Siward; aligns him with Macbeth(violence to solve problems)
“Our castle’s strength will laugh a siege to scorn” Macbeth
“Were they not forced with those that should be ours, we might have met them dareful, and bear them backward home” Macbeth
“I have almost forgot the taste of fears…senses would have cooled to here a night-shriek…I have supped full with horrors…[fear] cannot once start me” Macbeth; he has committed so many crimes that he does not feel fear
“The Queen, my lord, is dead” Seyton
“She should have died hereafter” Macbeth
“Last syllable of recorded time…yesterday’s have lighted fools the way to dusty death” Macbeth
“That frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more” Macbeth; compares life to a actor who fears going on stage and then is never found again
“I looked toward Birnam, and anon methought the Wood began to move” messenger
“I ‘gin to be aweary of the sun and wish th’ estate o’ th’ world were now undone” Macbeth; fear
“At least well die with harness on our back” Macbeth; die fighting
“Let us be beaten if we cannot fight” Siward
“Those clamorous harbingers of blood and death” Macduff
“Tied me to a stake” Macbeth
“Such a one am I to fear, or none” Macbeth
“Thou liest, abhorred, tyrant. With my sword I’ll prove the lie thou speak’st” Young Siward
“Weapons light to scorn brandished by man that’s of a woman born” Macbeth
“If thou best slain, and with no stroke of mine, my wife and children’s ghosts will haunt me still” Macduff
“Let me find him Fortune, and more I beg not” Macduff
“The tyrants people on both sides do fight” Siward; says that Macbeth’s soldiers are betraying him
“We have met with foes that strike beside us” Malcolm
“My soul is too much charged with blood of thine already” Macbeth
“I bear a charmed life” Macbeth
“Was from his mother’s womb untimely ripped” Macduff; saying he was not born from a woman
“Juggling fiends no more believed that plater with us in a double sense, that keep the word of promis to our ear and bear it to our hope” Macbeth
“We’ll have thee as our rarer monsters are, painted upon a pole and underwit ‘here may you see the tyrant'” Macduff
“Your son, has paid a soldiers debt. He only lived but till he was a man” Ross
“They said he parted well and paid his score, and so, God be with him” Siward
“I see thee compasses with thy kingdom’s pearl, whose voices I desire aloud with mine” Macduff
“This, and what needful else that calls upon us, by the grace of grace, we will perform in measure time and place” Malcolm

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