Macbeth (Act III)

what does Banquo mean when he says Macbeth “played’st most foully” to become King of Scotland? people pay a high price for power
why does Macbeth most likely question Banquo about the specific time and distance of his journey in Scene 1? he needs to let the murderers know where they will be
why does Macbeth fear the witches prophecy concerning Banquo will come true? his rule will end and none of his decendants
why do the two murderers agree to carry out Macbeth;s plan in Scene 1? desperate men wil do desperate things
what happens to Banquo in Scene 3? Who do the murderers fail to kill? they cut his throat
what emotion does Macbeth say will breed in time in Fleance’s mind? revenge
what does the ghost at dinner in Scene 4 cause Macbeth to become? agitated, upset, and unhinged
in scene 4, lines 40-43, Macbeth regrets that Banquo is absent from the banquet. How is Macbeth’s regret an example of dramatic irony? he already knows Banquo is dead
who refuses to come to Macbeth’s castle? Macduff
In scene 4, lines 130-140, what tragic flaw is revealed about Macbeth when he says “for mine own good. All causes shall give way?” over confidence
why is Hecate angry with the three witches? they did not consult her about prophecies
what is Hecate planning to have Macbeth ignore? the prophecies because she is going to make them confusing
who is the tyrant that Lennox speaks of at the beginning of Scene 6? Macbeth
why is Macbeth preparing for war at the end of Act Three? Malcom and Macduff are in England preparing for war
“what is done is done” lady macbeth
“i am in blood stepped in so far, that, should I wade no more, returning were as tedious as go o’er” macbeth
“thou hast it now: King, Cawdor, Glamis, all, as the weird women promised; and, I fear, thou plaid’s most foully for’t” banquo
“hence, horrible shadow! Unreal mockery, hence! macbeth
“naught’s had, all’s spent, where our desire is got without content. ‘Tis safer to be that which we destroy by destruction dwell in doubtful joy” lady macbeth

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