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Macbeth Review - SHS

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What are the three witches discussing at the beginning of Act I? When they will meet again.
What leads Duncan to believe that the soldier can provide him with news in Act I? He is bloodied from battling on the fields.
What does Ross say about the current Thane of Cawdor's behavior? That he is a traitor
Who does Duncan name the new Thane of Cawdor? Macbeth
What do the witches tell Macbeth he will become? (2 things) Thane of Cawdor and King of Scotland
What do the witches tell Banquo he will become? He will not become anything, but he will father large line of kings.
Why is Macbeth upset when he finds out that Malcolm has been named the Prince of Cumberland? The Prince of Cumberland stands in line to inherit the throne.
What does Lady Macbeth say will happen to Duncan when she learns that he is coming to Inverness? He will die.
Why does Lady Macbeth tell Macbeth to leave all of the murder plans to her? Because she thinks that he is "Too full of the milk of human kindness".
Who did Macbeth try to frame in Duncan's murder plot? The two servants assigned to Duncan's night watch.
What holds Lady macbeth back from killing Duncan? Duncan looks like her father when he is sleeping.
What does Macbeth do wrong when killing Duncan, and how does Lady Macbeth fix it? Macbeth takes the daggers out of the room. Lady Macbeth takes them back and smears the servant's face with blood.
What do Malcolm and Donalbain decide to do when they find out that their father has been murdered? They flee.
Why is Macbeth upset over the witches' prophesy for Banquo? Because Banquo was told that he would father a line of kings and Macbeth was not told that.
How does Macbeth convince the murderers to kill Banquo? He convinces the murderers that Banquo is the cause of their misfortunes in life.
What happens when the murderers attack Banquo and Fleance? Banquo is killed, but Fleance gets away.
Who enters and takes Macbeth's seat at the dinner banquet? Banquo's ghost
Why does everyone leave the dinner banquet? Because Macbeth sees Banquo's ghost and nobody else does. He is yelling at an empty stool and embarassing himself in front of his guests.
What does Hecate tell the three witches to do? Hecate tells them to trick Macbeth with illusions to believe that he is safe, when in actuality he is not.
Name one of the apparitions that Macbeth sees, and what that apparition tells him. Answers vary.
What do the witches show Macbeth concerning Banquo after the three apparitions? A continuous line of eight kings, all related to Banquo.
What does Macbeth do concerning Macduff's family after he sees the apparitions? He orders everyone in Macduff's house killed.
How does Lady Macduff react when Ross tells her that Macduff has gone to England? She calls him a traitor and tells one of her sons that he no longer has a father.
What statements does Malcolm make about his character when Macduff first mentions that he is rightful heir to the throne? Malcolm says that he too greedy and lustful to be a good king like his father was.
What is Macduff's reaction to the murder of his wife and children? He is deeply saddened and wants revenge on Macbeth.
According to the waiting gentlewoman, what has Lady Macbeth been doing lately that is out of the ordinary? She has been walking, talking, and performing other tasks while still asleep.
When Macbeth's and England's forces are preparing for battle, what forests are they located in? England's forces are located at Birnam Wood, and Macbeth's forces are at Dunsinane.
What does Seyton tell Macbeth? He tells him that the English forces are headed towards Dunsinane.
What does Malcolm command the soldiers to do with the trees in Birnam Wood? He tells them to take the branches and hide themselves as they move towards Dunsinane.
What is Macbeth's response to Lady Macbeth's death? He says "oh well" for the most part - It would have happened eventually.
What happens between Young Siward and Macbeth? Macbeth kills Young Siward.
Why is Macduff able to kill Macbeth? Because he was born by C-Section.
How does the play end? Macduff brings Malcolm Macbeth's head and Malcolm begins making plans for his coronation.
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