Macbeth Act I Extra Credit Answers

what characters are introduced in scene 1 3 witches
how would you interpret the line “Fair is foul, and foul is fair” good is bad and bad is good things aren’t what they seem
What specific plan is mentioned they will meet Macbeth upon the heath
what 3 men are leading troops into battle against Duncan Thane of CawdorKing of Norway Macdonwald
who defeated and killed Macdonwald Macbeth
what is the Thane of Cawdor’s punishment for his traitorous activities DEATH
who will receive his title Macbeth
what revenge does the witch plan for the sailor whose wife wouldn’t share her chestnuts make his ship get lost at sea in the storm
what do lines 24-25 indicate about the witches’ power they cannot kill people but they can torture victims
what predictions do the withes make for Macbeth he will be Thane of Glaims, Thane of Cawdor, then king
why does Macbeth react the way he does to the witches’ predictions confused; doesn’t know how it could happen
what prediction do the witches make for Banquo he will not be king but his kids will
in lines 132-141, what is the “horrid image” of which Macbeth speaks he is thinking about killing the king to take the Thane for himself
what further reward does Macbeth hope to receive from Duncan to become prince of Cumberland
in lines 35-39 who is named to succeed duncan to the throne Malcom
in lines 48-53 how does Macbeth react to the announcement he says he must give up or get Malcolm out of the way so he can get to the throne
where is Duncan to spend the night at Macbeth’s house
what does the nature of the letter reveal about Macbeth’s relationship with his wife they have a close relationship
in lines 13-22 how does Lady Macbeth characterize her husband too nice
in line 36-40 why does Lady macbeth call upon the spirits to “unsex” her wants to be more like a man so she can commit the murder
in lines 59-63 what warning does she give Macbeth to look innocent so it doesnt look like he’ going to kill the king
what actions take place in scene 6 duncan arrives to the castle
how does Lady Macbeth greet Duncan honors him, gracious hostess
in his soliloquy in lines 1-28 what reasons does Macbeth give for not wanting to kill Duncan he is afraid of the consequences, he’s a good king, and he’s his cousin
what reason against the murder does he give Lady Macbeth should be happy with being Thane not trying to kill
in lines 36-39 what does Lady Macbeth imply about Macbeth’s love for her if he loved her he’d kill the king
What finally causes Macbeth to decide to commit the murder Lady Macbeth is questioning his manhood
what seems to be Macbeth’s weakest character trait his ambitionwants so much to have power he will do anything to get it
What do such speeches reveal they are true thoughts and feelings about whats happening
what is the plan for the murder of Duncan Lady macbeth will get the guards drunk; Macbeth will kill the guards with their daggers to make them look like they killed him

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