Macbeth Act III Review

Banquo refuses Macbeth’s invitation to dinner. FALSE, BANQUO WAS DEAD
Macbeth hires two men to kill Banquo and Fleance. TRUE FALSE, 3
Banquo’s son manages to escape from the murderers. TRUE
Before the dinner, Macbeth looks confidently toward the future. TRUE
Banquo’s ghost sits in Macbeth’s place at the table. TRUE
Lady Macbeth explains that her husband’s wild words are caused by the pressure of being king. FALSE
All the guests at the banquet see the ghostly figure. FALSE
Macbeth is relieved that Macduff has failed to appear. FALSE
Hecate and the weird sisters plan another meeting with Macbeth. TRUE
Macduff has left Scotland to aid one of Duncan’s sons in a rebellion against Macbeth TRUE
As Banquo considers Macbeth’s kingship, Banquo feels how? GLIMMERS OF HOPE FOR HIS OWN FUTURE
Why does Macbeth want Banquo’s children dead? HIS CRIME WILL NOT BENEFIT BANQUO’S CHILDREN
In saying “what’s done is done,” Lady Macbeth suggest that she and Macbeth should do what ACCEPT THE FINALITY OF THEIR DEED
In Macbeth’s response to his wife, Macbeth demonstrates what? DRIVE TOWARD FURTHER EVIL
Macbeth is seized by a “fit” when what happens? HE LEARNS THAT FLEANCE IS STILL ALIVE
Macbeth describes the ghost at dinner as what? COVERED IN BLOOD
Lady Macbeth tries to bring Macbeth to his senses by doing what? SCOLDING HIM
Macbeth hints to his wife that he must do what again? HE MUST KILL AGAIN
Hecate intends to punish Macbeth for what? OVERCONFIDENCE
At the beginning of Scene 6, Lennox speaks of Macbeth’s sorrow and nobility in what type of tone? SARCASM
Fleance says at the beginning of Act III, “…I have not heard the clock.” Clocks had not been invented in the 11th century time of the play. When a writer uses something from another time, he is utilizing what type of figurative language? ANACHRONISM
What change has occurred in Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s relationship? IN THE BEGINNING THEY WERE A TEAM, LADY WAS A THINKER AND MACBETH WAS THE DOER, BUT NOW MACBETH IS KING AND LEAVES HER OUT OF THE DECISION MAKING.
Who sent the third murder? Why? MACBETH SENT THE THIRD MURDER BECAUSE HE IS PARANOID
How was Banquo killed? Give specific details. HIS THROAT WAS SLIT, AND 2O GASHES TO HIS FACE, THEN THROWN IN A DITCH
To whom has Macduff turned to find help in overthrowing Macbeth? THE KING OF ENGLAND, KING EDWARD AND HIS FAMOUS SOLDIER, SIWALD.

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