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Macbeth Chapter 5
|At the beginning of Act 5, why is the doctor and the nurse observing Lady Macbeth?
|The nurse and the doctor are observing Lady Macbeth because she is going through a phase of sleepwalking.
|What is Lady Macbeth acting like she’s doing in the opening scene?
|She keeps attempting to wash her hands of blood.
|What does the doctor say Lady Macbeth needs more than himself?
|The doctor says she needs god more than himself.
|According to one of the Thanes, what motivated the soldiers that Macbeth commands?
|They move in fear and not love.
|How many soldiers does Malcolm and the English army bring?
|What does Malcolm command every soldier to do in order to camouflage them?
|They were ordered to cut down a tree and use it as camouflage.
|What is the shriek that Macbeth hears before the battle begins?
|What does Macbeth metaphorically compare life to on page 115?
|He compares life to a walking shadow.
|What does one of Macbeth’s soldiers report to him that enrages him?
|He was told the grove was moving towards the castle.
|How is Macduff able to harm Macbeth, despite the witches’ prophecy? What is the medical term that is used to describe the nature of his birth?
|He was born because of a C section.
|When Macbeth refuses to fight Macduff, what does Macduff tell Macbeth they will do with him?
|They would be on display while he was still alive and it would say come see the tyrant.
|At the end of the play, how does Malcolm explain the death of Lady Macbeth? Is there another possible way she died?
|He explains her death by saying she took her own life. She could have also been killed by enemy soldiers, or even a friendly soldier that betrayed her.