Shakespeare’s Macbeth Act III

Forres Scence i takes place in
Macbeth Who moved into Duncan’s castle in Forres?
Banquo Dialogue:”But that myself should be the root and fatherOf many kings. If there come truth from them-As upon thee, Macbeth, their speechless shine-Why, by the verities on thee made good,May they not be my oracles as wellAnd set me up in hope? But hush, no more!”
He’s explaining in a soiliquy that Macbeth has achieved all the witches’ predictions…He’s the Thane of Cawdor, he’s king… “But that myself should be the root and fatherOf many kings. If there come truth from them-As upon thee, Macbeth, their speechless shine-Why, by the verities on thee made good,May they not be my oracles as wellAnd set me up in hope? But hush, no more!”What does Banquo mean?
Banquo Who is the first person in Act III to suspect Macbeth of killing Duncan?
Macbeth is now king. Why is the palace and Macbeth having a party?
Macduff Who thinks Malcolm and Donalbain killed Duncan?
Macbeth Dialogue:”And in his royalty of nature reigns thatWhich would be feared. ‘Tis much he dares:And, to that dauntless temper of his mind.”
banquo’s sons will be kings Why is Macbeth afraid of Banquo?
kill him What does Macbeth think Banquo will do to him?
two murderers Who does Macbeth hire?
low lives The murderers claim they are men, but what are they really?
They are going to kill Banquo and Fleance tonight. What are the murderers told to do that night of the party?
third murderer Who pops into the scene with the other two murderers?
three How many murderers are at the scene of the crime?
two How many murderers does Macbeth hire?
unknown Who is the third murderer?
Lady Macbeth or Macbeth Who can be suspected as the third murderer?
Macbeth “We have scotched the snake, not killed it:She’ll close and be herself, whilst our poor malice.”
Macbeth says killing Duncan wasn’t enough, we must kill more. Macbeth has changed. “We have scotched the snake, not killed it:She’ll close and be herself, whilst our poor malice.”What does the speaker mean?
Lady Macbeth Who disagrees with the plan to kill Banquo?
innocent of knowledge, let him handle it What does Macbeth tell Lady to be about the plan to kill Banquo?
Lady Macbeth; Macbeth “What’s to be done?'”Be innocent of knowledge, dearest chuck,Till thou applaud the deed.”
switched roles What has basically happened to Macbeth and Lady Macbeth pertaining to the dynamics of their character?
Lady Macbeth knows nothing of the plan to kill Banquo.
near the palace Where is scene iii?
Banquo “Let it rain tonight.”
Banquo “O, treachery! Fly, good Fleance, fly fly fly!Thou mayst revenge, O slave!”
Banquo Who dies in Act III scene iii?
first murderer Who kills Banquo?
Fleance The murderers fail to kill whom?
The first murderer all covered in Banquo’s blood. No one even notices. Who comes into the souiree to tell Macbeth that they have killed Banquo?
escaped. The first murderer tells Macbeth that he killed Banquo, but that Fleance
the ghost of banquo Who sits in Macbeth’s throne at the table?
Macbeth Who is the only one to see the ghost of Banquo?
Ross “His absence, sirLays blame upon his promise. Please ‘t your HighnessTo grace us with your royal company?”
Macbeth sees the ghost of Banquo sitting there, so he says the table is full and he cannot sit. After Ross invites Macbeth to sit with him, what does Macbeth say?
Macbeth Ross doesn’t see anyone sitting in the throne, but who sees someone sitting?
Macbeth is the only one who knows about Banquo.
Macbeth Dialogue: “The time has been That, when the brains were out, the man would die,And there an end; but now they rise again,With twenty mortal murders on their crowns,And push us from our stools.”
Macbeth means that there use to be a time where once their brains were out they were dead, but not anymore. What does the speaker mean?”The time has been That, when the brains were out, the man would die,And there an end; but now they rise again,With twenty mortal murders on their crowns,And push us from our stools.”
ghost of banquo Who represents Macbeth’s guilt?
Banquo dead
Fleance alive
Macbeth Dialogue:”Augures and understood relations haveBy maggot-pies and choughs and rooks brought forthThe secret’st man of blood What is the night?”
Macbeth is going meet the witches since he’s confused about Banquo’s sons being kings. What does this mean?”Augures and understood relations haveBy maggot-pies and choughs and rooks brought forthThe secret’st man of blood What is the night?”
Macduff Who did Macbeth suggest could be the next king?
Macduff is in England looking for Malcolm. Where is Macduff? Who is he looking for?
Fleance Who is meant to be king?
Macbeth Dialogue: “My strange and self-abuseIs the initiate fear that wants hard use.We are yet but young in deed.”
Macbeth is saying that they will get better at murdering, but they are still young and new to it; means more killing indirectly. What does this mean?”My strange and self-abuseIs the initiate fear that wants hard use.We are yet but young in deed.”
a witches’ haunt What is the setting of scene v?
Hecate Dialogue:”In riddles and affairs of deathAnd I, the mistress of your charmsThe close contriver of all harmsWas never called to bear my part,Or show the glory of our art?”
Hecate chief witch, in charge of all the witches
Hecate is upset with the “three weird sisters” leaving her out of sharing predictions with Macbeth and Banquo. They didn’t even tell her that they did share something with them. What is happening here?”In riddles and affairs of deathAnd I, the mistress of your charmsThe close contriver of all harmsWas never called to bear my part,Or show the glory of our art?”
Hecate never comes back again
Hecate’s anger towards the witches What is scene v explaining?
Lennox Dialogue:”And the right- valiant Banquo walked too late:Whom, you may say, if t’please you, Fleance killed,For Fleance fled. Men must not walk too late.”
Lennow Who is using verbal irony in scene vi?
He’s being sarcastic. How is Lennox using verbal irony in scene vi?
Lennox and the other lords suspect that Macbeth killed Duncan in scene vi?
Lord Dialogue:”The son of Duncan,From whom this tyrant holds the due of birth.”
Where has Macduff gone? The lord asked Lennox what?
Malcolm; King Edward and Siward Who is Macduff going to see in England? Who is he staying with in England?
Macduff is asking help from King Edward and Siward to start a war.
Banquo thinks Macbeth killed Duncan. What does Banquo suspect about Macbeth?
Macbeth wants to kill Banquo and his sons, Fleance since he remembers the witches’ predictions that Banquo’s sons will be kings. What has caused Macbeth to hire murderers?
Macbeth asks the murderers to kill Banquo and his sons. What does Macbeth ask the murderers to do?
Macbeth tells Lady Macbeth to his plan to kill Banquo and Fleance. Once she disapproves, he tells her to innocent of the knowledge of his plan. He holds Lady Macbeth from conflicting in the plan or participating in it at all. What does Macbeth tell Lady Macbeth and what does he hold back from her?
The murderers fail to kill Fleance. What do the murderers fail to do?
Macbeth is surprised by the first murderer, covered in Banquo’s blood, to just walk in the party and say he killed Banquo but Fleance escaped. Why is Macbeth startled at the feast?
To figure out what the witches’ predictions mean about Banquo’s prediction about the his sons becoming kings Why will Macbeth visit the “weird three sisters” again?
Macbeth thinks of hiring murderers to kill Banquo, and he knows that this might end the witches’ predictions about Banquo’s sons being kings. Macbeth has now become the opposite of how he felt about killing Duncan for killing Banquo. Macbeth is ready to have Banquo killed unlike how he was in Act I, but isn’t afraid to actually have it done like in Act I. What does Macbeth think as he anticipates the death of Banquo? Compare and contrast Macbeth’s thoughts about Banquo’s murder with his thoughts before Duncan’s murder.

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