Macbeth Act I Scene 5

Where does this scene take place? Macbeth’s castle Inverness.
What are the contents of Macbeth’s letter to Lady Macbeth? It tells of witches’ prophecies.
What does one learn of Macbeth’s feelings toward Lady Macbeth? He looses his wife and called her, “my dearest love.”
What is Lady Macbeth’s reaction to the prophecy that Macbeth would become king? She is determined that he will be king.
What is the meaning of the phrase “milk of human kindness”? Macbeth is too kind. He would prefer to gain his ambitions without doing authority to bring them about.
How does Lady Macbeth further analyze the character of Macbeth? She’s afraid he will falter or hesitate in his quest to be king.
How does the soliloquy by Lady Macbeth reveal her character? Her desire for the crown is greater than his. Lady Macbeth is willing to do anything. Suppress her conscience – commit any crime to bring about the dead.
What advice does Lady Macbeth give to Macbeth? Hide his true feeling.
Why does Lady Macbeth tell Macbeth to leave all else to her? She thinks he’ll back out if she doesn’t arrange everything herself.

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