Unit 3: Macbeth, Lesson 8: Act III, Scenes IV-VI

As he considers Macbeth’s kingship, Banquo feels glimmers of hope for his sons.
In Macbeth, the “barren scepter” Macbeth refers to in Scene I is a symbol implying that he will have no heirs to the throne.
In Act III, Scene IV, when Macbeth hears that Fleance has escaped the murderers, he reacts with anxiety.
In Macbeth, when Macbeth begins talking to Banquo’s ghost in scene IV, Lady Macbeth reacts by telling the others that Macbeth has an illness
In Act III, Scene V of Macbeth, Hecate intends to ensure Macbeth’s downfall by making him overconfident
In Macbeth at the beginning of Scene 1, what is Banquo wondering? if Macbeth took the crown unjustly.
In Macbeth, why doesn’t Macbeth sit down at the feast? Banquo’s ghost sits in his chair.
In Macbeth, why is Hecate angry with the witches? they acted without her approval.
In Macbeth, what message does Lenox want to send to Macduff? he needs to save Scotland from Macbeth.
Choose the word or phrase that best matches the word in italics.They destroyed the sandcastle in an act of malevolence. ill will.
Choose the word or phrase that best matches the word in italics.The principle was not surprised by the mirth the students exhibited at the silly mistakes they made during the dress rehearsal. amusement.

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