macbeth act one

what is macbeth’s relationship to king duncan kingsman
Who had Macbeth and Banquo been fighting? norway
what does king duncan tell ross to do Ross is told to order the immediate execution of the Thane of Cawdor because Cawdor has been a traitor to Scotland.
as scene theee begins how does the conversation of the witches strike you nonsense
When Macbeth says, “So foul and fair a day I have not seen,” to what is he referring? What could be the dramatic irony in this line? the weatherhe has no idea what’s coming his way
describe the physical appearances of the witches ugly. they had beards and looked like men
What prophecies do the Witches make regarding Macbeth? How does he react? they state his current job Glamos then thane of cawdor then that he will become kinghe is confused
what do the witches see in the future for banquo his sons will be king
what does banquo ask macbeth about the experience “have we eaten drugs”
As Banquo and Macbeth are discussing the prophecies, what news does Ross bring? that he’s going to be the thane of cawdor
As the others talk, what does Macbeth’s aside reveal about his thinking? how he’s very uncomfortable with duncan being killed or murdered for him to be king
How does Banquo’s comment support the “Fair is foul and foul is fair” theme? things aren’t always as they seem
what does macbeth mean in his aside about the two truths being prologue to the imperial theme that he becomes king
what is macbeth’s emotional state when he hears the news confused yet excited
to fully understand macbeth’s feelings you must visualize what is happening on stage. what is occuring all actors are one argue and everyone is following their own stage directions
Why was the old Thane of Cawdor exeuted? treason
what is the meaning of the plant metaphor
what news does the king impart on macbeth and what is macbeth’s reaction to the news that his son is prince of cumberlandhe’s shocked
In his last speech in this scene, what does Macbeth reveal? macbeth wants to be the king and will do whatever it takes to be so
After Lady Macbeth finishes reading the letter, what fear about her husband does she express? he’s too kind and not mean enough
When she says, “Hie thee hither,” what is it that she plans to do? for him to come home so she can make him mean
How does the news about King Duncan’s expected arrival affect her? What is she planning? perfect planning to get rid of him
why does lady macbeth pray to be unsexed she wants to be more like a man
on what ways does lady macbeth’s advice to macbeth relate to the “fair is foul” theme? look innocent when you’re guilty
what impression does lady macbeth make in this scene fake and two faced
After saying that if the deed is to be done it must be done quickly, what arguments doe Macbeth raise for not doing it? they’re kingsmanhe’s his hosthe likes him
what does macbeth decide before he speaks to lady macbeth he’s going to tell his wife he’s not going to kill him
what does lady macbeth say in an attempt to goad her husband into the murder she calls him a coward
macbeth’s response to her about what a man may dare is frequently quoted. what is his meaning it isn’t normal for someone to kill their friendmonster behavior
what is the point of lady macbeth’s baby imagery
When are the three witches to meet again and for what purpose? At the heath to see Macbeth.
What do you suppose is suggested by the line, “Fair is foul, and foul is fair”? Everything is not what it seems. Things that see well and good are not always what they seem.
what do we learn from macbeth’s courage and skill

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