Macbeth Scene 2

Fleance Banquo’s Son
Porter doorkeeper at Macbeth’s Castle
Macduff Scottish noblemen
Donalbain King’s younger son
What are Banquo’s concerns about the Witches prophecy? What is Macbeth’s response? He has had bad dreams about the witches and part of what they said has come true. Macbeth says he has not thought about them. Banquo would like to discuss the matter with Macbeth (Act 2, Scene 1, Lines 20-24)
What does Macbeth see when Banquo and Fleance leave and what does he say about it? He sees a bloody dagger floating in front of him. He says that it is only a dream. “Is this a dagger which…a dagger of the mind, a false creation.” Act 2 Scene 1 Line 31
What was Lady Macbeth unable to do in Duncan’s chamber? Why? She was unable to kill Duncan because it reminded her of her father
What was Macbeth’s reaction when he returned from Duncan’s chamber? what did he say? He was upset and feeling guilt. He said it was a “sorry sight” (line 19). Macbeth regrets killing Duncan
Who was sleeping in the second chamber? Why did Shakespeare include that information in the play? Donalbain was sleeping. A possible witness, to the murder and later is suspected of the murder
Macbeth is unable to return to Duncan’s Chamber with the bloody daggers. Why do you think he fears going back? He cannot see Duncan again and see the horrible crime he’s committed/ He is so guilty
What does Lennox say to Macbeth about the previous night There was bas weather the previous night
Who discovers that Duncan has been murdered? Macduff discovers that Duncan has been murdered
Why does Macbeth say he has murdered the guards Macbeth was so devoted to Duncan
Why do Donalbain and Malcom leave? Where do they say they are going? Malcom is going to England Donalbain is going to Ireland To be safer from his father’s murderers
Why does Macduff say Malcolm and Donalbain are suspects? Because they left after the murder
What strange thing do Duncan’s horses do? they break out of their stalls and eat each other
Where is Macduff headed? to Fife where he is Thane
What has been done with Duncan’s body? Put him on an Island where all the other kings/family are
What/ Where is Macbeth He has gone to Scone, to become crowned as King

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