Shakespeare’s Macbeth Act II

Inverness. Court of Macbeth’s castle. What does scene i take place?
Banquo and Fleance Who are the first characters in scene i?
Fleance Is Banquo’s son
Sleeping When Macbeth walks into scene i, what is the king doing?
Banquo Said he had a dream that three weird sisters (probably the witches) gave him truth.
Macbeth Soliloquy about to kill king Duncan
Macbeth “Is this dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee.I have thee not, and yet I see thee still.”
Bell Rings telling Macbeth it is time to kill Duncan.
Macbeth’s castle Where is the setting in scene ii?
Lady Macbeth Who enters first in scene ii?
Lady Macbeth “That which hath made them drunk hath made me bold: What hath quenched them hath given me fire. Hark! Peace!”
Macbeth Who killed Duncan?
Guilty How does Macbeth feel after killing Duncan?
Lady Macbeth Who tells Macbeth to put the daggers next to the guards after he comes in with the bloody weapons?
A knock What is heard during scene ii?
Macbeth’s castle Scene iii is where?
Porter Who comes to answer the door where the knocking is?
Pray that he will be okay once he opens the door. What does the porter do before opening the door?
Macduff and Lennox Who comes to see the king that night?
Macduff Who lingered to the king’s room to see him lying there dead?
Macduff Comes back to Macbeth and Lennox to say the king has been murdered.
Porter “Here’s a knocking indeed! It a man were porter of hell gate, he should old turning the key. Knock. Knock. Knock!”
Macbeth “I’ll go no more. I am afraid to think what I have done; look on t’again I dare not.”
Lady Macbeth “Infirm of purpose! Give me the daggers. The sleeping and the dead are but as pictures.”
England Malcolm goes to
Ireland Donalbain goes to
They meet in the court of Macbeth’s castle in Inverness on the night of the killing of King Duncan. Where and when do Macbeth and Banquo meet?
What deed have Macbeth and Lady Macbeth performed? They have drugged the guards, stabbed Duncan to death, and placed the daggers by the guards. They have killed King Duncan.
The porter compares Macbeth’s castle’s gate to a gate to hell. To what gate does the porter compare the gate of Macbeth’s castle?
The evidence of the daggers with blood on their pillows proves they killed Duncan to Lennox. According to Lennox, what evidence proves that the guards killed Duncan?
Malcolm and Donalbain decide to leave town. Malcolm is going to England, and Donalbain to Ireland. What do Malcolm and Donalbain decide to do after the murder?
Fleance Banquo’s son – maybe future king
Banquo “All’s well. I dreamt last night of the three weird sisters; to you they have showed some truth.”
Macbeth “I have thee not, and yet I see thee still. Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible To feeling as to sight, or art thou but A dagger of the mind, a false creation, Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain?”
Macbeth’s pep talk to kill Duncan What is the soliloquy saying in the beginning of scene i with Macbeth?
Daggers Represents a vision of the dagger to kill Duncan.
Macbeth is a dynamic character. What does Macbeth’s soliloquy show to us in the beginning in scene i?
Lady Macbeth “The doors are open, and the surfeited groomsDo mock their charge with snores. I have drugged their possets, That death and nature do not contend about them, Whether they live or die.”
She doesn’t care if the guards live or die. What is Lady Macbeth saying in the beginning of scene ii?
Macbeth Who ended up killing Duncan?
Macbeth “Macbeth does murder sleep – the innocent sleep, Sleep that knits up the raveled sleave of care, The death of each day’s life, sore labor’s bath, Balm of hurt minds, great nature’s second course, Chief nourisher in life’s feast.”
Macbeth Starts going crazy since he murdered Duncan.
Macbeth Thinks he hears people yelling murder. It’s really just his guilty conscience.
“God bless us.” Macbeth couldn’t say
Macbeth “Still it cried ‘Sleep no more!’ to all the house; ‘Glamis hath murdered sleep, and therefore CawdorShall sleep no more: Macbeth shall sleep no more.”
Macbet Comes in the room with Lady Macbeth holding the bloody daggers, not knowing what to do with them.
Macbeth “To know my deed. ‘Twere best not know myself (knock) Wake Duncan with thy knocking! I would thou couldst!”
Macbeth wish he could awake Duncan, but he can’t because he killed him. What is the end of scene ii referring to with “awake Duncan with the knocking”?
Macbet Who killed the guards?
Macbeth’s castle What is the setting of scene iii?
Porter Was saying how the gate of Macbeth’s castle is like hell.
Comic relief The paragraph of the Porter’s major part in scene iii is considered
Shakspeare Is known for throwing scene of comic relief into his tragedies.
Drink; sleeping, peeing, and lechery (sex) Is a provoker of three things. What are the three things?
Lady Macbeth and Macbeth Who are they only people right now who know what exactly happened to Duncan?
Lennox “The night has been unruly. Where we lay,Our chimneys were blown down, and as they say”
Crazy. In scene ii Lennox was saying how the night was
One of Duncan’s noblemen Lennox is
Symbolic of everything Macbeth did last night. What is symbolic of when Lennox is saying in scene ii that the night was crazy?
Macbeth “All that is but toys, Renown and grace is dead,The wine of life is drawn, and the mere lees Is left this vault to brag of.”
He regrets killing King Duncan. Ignorance is bliss. Macbeth wishes he would have died before Duncan did. What is Macbeth saying in line 95 of scene ii?
Macbeth “O, yet I do repent me of my fury.That I did kill them.”
Macbeth Who confessed to killing the guards?
Macduff Is confused on why Macbeth killed the guards.
Macbeth’s explanation for killing the guards was because he “saw” them kill Duncan. What is Macbeth’s excuse for killing the guards?
No Was Macbeth suppose to kill the guards?
Malcolm and Donalbain Which two characters don’t believe Macbeth’s story of the guards killing king Duncan?
Malcolm and Donalbain Who are suspected for killing the guards?
They might have been ready to be kings. Greediness could have drove them. Why are Malcolm and Donalbain suspected of killing King Duncan?
Malcolm and Donalbain left because they didn’t want to be killed or suspected in murdering King Duncan. The leaving actually makes them look guilty. An example of rising action from Act II?
Banquo “To know it further. Fears and scruples shake us, In the great hand of God I stand, and thence against the i divulged pretense I fightOf treasonous malice.”
Malcolm “And let us not be dainty of leave-taking,But shift away. There’s warrant in that theft Which steals itself when there’s no mercy left.”
Malcolm believe the crime isn’t over yet. He thinks something else will happen. What does Malcolm predict in the end of scene iii?
Ross and old man Who’s first talking in scene iv?
Old man “Threescore and ten I can remember well;within the volume of which time I have seen hours dreadful and things strange, but this sore night Hath trifles former knowings.”
He’s saying everyone should have know something was going to happen that night. What is the old man saying in the beginning of scene iv?
1. An eclipse 2. Owl killed a falcon3. Horses broke out of their staples and started eating one another The three things that foreshadowed that on of King Duncan that the old man says
An atmosphere that something bad is going to happen. These three nature events create
The guards Who does everyone think right now killed Duncan?
Ross “What good could they pretend?”
Ross Doesn’t believe that the guards could have killed king Duncan because they could get nothing out of it.
Macduff says Malcolm and Donalbain could get something good out of it. An example of dramatic irony.
Since now Malcolm and Donalbain have left, Macbeth is now to be named King. How did the witches’ predictions come true for Macbeth?
Scones Which town does Macbeth go to be named king?
Colmekill Where does the Duncan’s body go to be buried? All the former kings are buried there as well.

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