Macbeth Act III

Who does Macbeth make a toast to multiple times during the banquet? Banquo
Where does Act III begin? Forres, Macbeth’s castle.
“I fear/Thou play’dst most foully for’t.” Who said this quote, what does it mean, and how does it relate to a major theme in the play? Banquo said this quote. It means that he believes that Macbeth has done something terrible to become king. It relates the fair is foul, foul is fair theme because Macbeth is king, but he had to do something horrible to become king so it is a good but also bad thing.
“To be thus is nothing, but to be safely thus” Macbeth said this quote. It means that it doesn’t matter if he is king unless he can be safely be king without any threats. It relates to the fair is foul theme because he became king, but he still isn’t happy with himself.
“Upon my head they placed a fruitless crown and put a barren scepter in my gripe.” Macbeth said this quote. It means he is the king, but since he is fruitless, he will not be a father of a line of kings. It relates to the theme of fate, it just isn’t going to happen.
“Nought’s had, all’s spent/Where our desire got without content” Lady Macbeth said this quote. It means that even after everything they have done, (killing duncan) they still aren’t happy. It relates to fair is foul, because again, even though they got what they wanted, they still aren’t happy.
“Things without all remedy should be without regard: what’s done is done” Lady Macbeth said this quote. It means that you should not worry about things that cannot be fixed. This relates to the theme of destiny or fate because they are the things that cannot be changed .
“Be innocent of the knowledge, dearest chuck, till thou applaud the deed.” Macbeth says this quote. It means that he doesn’t want LM to know about Banquo’s murder plan, perhaps so he can show her what he is capable of on his own or perhaps he thinks she will interfere.
“Tis better thee without than he within” This quote is by Macbeth. It means that he would rather see Banquo’s blood on his face than flowing through Banquo’s body. It relates to the theme of (surprise) blood because again, he is using it to represent guilt, seeing as the blood was on his face.
“Most royal sir, Fleance is ‘scaped” The murderer said this. It obviously means that Fleance did not get murdered as was planned. It relates to the theme of destiny, because fate foretold that a descendant of Banquo would be king.
“There the grown serpent lies, the worm thats fled/Hath nature that in time will venom breed,/No teeth for the present” This is by Macbeth. It means that Banquo is laying dead, while Fleance has escaped, and in time he will grow teeth, even though he doesn’t right now. This also relates to the theme of fate, because Fleance has been told to take revenge, and he surely will.
“Thou can’t say I did it. Never shake/ Thy gory locks at me” This is Macbeth. He is talking to the ghost of Banquo, asking him to stop taunting him with his gashed head. It relates to the theme of blood, because blood represents guilt, and banquos ghost is making Macbeth feel guilty.
“It will have blood they say, Blood will have blood” Macbeth says this. He means that the dead will get their revenge. This relates to the theme of destiny, because it is said to happen.
“I am in blood/ stepped in so far that, should I wade no more, returning were as tedious as go o’ er. “ Macbeth says this. He means that hes in over his head, and he can’t go back now, its too late. It relates to the theme of fate, because it was what was meant to happen.

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