“By the pricking of my thumbs, Something wicked this way comes.” ACT 4 SCENE 1 -witches are calling Macbeth evil and wicked
where is Macbeth going to get the predictions from? ACT 4 SCENE 1 -the masters–providing illusions
first apparition ACT 4 SCENE 1 -an armed head–saying beware of macduff
second apparition and Macbeth’s response to this ACT 4 SCENE 1 -a bloody child–saying that no man born from a woman can defeat Macbeth-first instinct–not to kill Macduff bc he was born from a woman-final decision–to kill Macduff to be sure
third apparition ACT 4 SCENE 1 -crowned child–saying Macbeth will be king until english woods touches the scottish hills
“That will never be who can impress the forest, bud the tree unfix his earthbound root?” ACT 4 SCENE 1 -Macbeth’s saying to witches that english woods won’t ever touch scottish hills bc you can’t pick up the woods
fourth apparition ACT 4 SCENE 1 -8 kings, and ghost of banquo–saying banquo’s family line will be king
“The very firstlings of my heart shall be the firstlings of my hand.” ACT 4 SCENE 1 -how he feels is going to be how he acts
“Facter’d he is, and yet fatherless” ACT 4 SCENE 2 -lady macduff to son-he’s not acting like a father bc he deserted them
what is a traitor according to this scene ACT 4 SCENE 2 -someone who lies and swears
“If he were dead, you’d weep for him: if you swould not, it were a good sign that I should quickly have a new father.” ACT 4 SCENE 2 -son to lady macduff-if he was dead, you’d be crying, if he’s dead and you’re not crying then I get a new father
“Let us rather hld fast the mortal sword and like godo men bestride our down-falln birthdom each new morn new widows howl, new orphans cry, new sorrows strike heaven on the face…” ACT 4 SCENE 3 -scotland is in a bad time, Macbeth is killing a lot of people
“I am young, but something you may deserve of him through me, and wisdom to offer up a weak poor innocent lamb to appease an angry g-d.” ACT 4 SCENE 3 -malcolm is worried that he will sacrifice him to macbeth (angry g-d)-metaphor
“Bleed bleed, poor country! Great tyranny! …the title is affeer’s… I would not be the villian that thou think’st for the whole space that’s in the tyrant’s grasp, and the rich East to boot.” ACT 4 SCENE 3 -maybe macbeth is threatening macduff to bring malcolm back to scotland-hyperbole
what was lady macbeth doing and saying and why and what does this say about her character ACT 5 SCENE 1 -confesses to killing the people bc she feels guilty-she feels guilty and going crazy–ironic bc she told macbeth not to do that, which he didn’t, but she did
where are some of macbeth’s men going and why ACT 5 SCENE 2 -birman woods to join Malcolm bc they don’t like macbeth
what happens when macbeth’s men try to warn him about the army coming ACT 5 SCENE 3 -he feels very confident–hubris
what does this say about macbeth and lady macbeth’s relationship ACT 5 SCENE 4 -he focuses on the war more than her
“Out out bried candle, life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets hid hour upon the stage and then is heard no more.” ACT 5 SCENE 6 -metaphor for lady macbeth’s life, it’s blown out-a person (player) is in the world (stage) for a short amount of time
summarize what macbeth says to young siward ACT 5 SCENE 8 -after macbeth kills him.. you can’t kill me bc you’re born of woman
“Of all men else I have avoided thee: but get thee back; my soul is too much charged with blood of thine already.” ACT 5 SCENE 9 -macbeth to macduff-I’ve already killed most of your family so I deliberately stayed away from you
“Thou losest labor; as easy mayst thou the intrenchant air with thy keen sword impress as make me bleed: let fall thy blade on vulnerable crests: I bear a charmed life, which must not yield. To one of woman born.” ACT 5 SCENE 9 -macbeth to macduff-you can’t defeat me bc no man born of woman can defeat me
“I know all the particulars of vice so grafted that, w hen they shall be opened, black Macbeth will seem aws pure as snow, and the poor state esteem him as a lamb, being compared with my confineless harms.” ACT 4 SCENE 3 -if he became king, what macbeth is doing now would seem great-simile–comparing macbeth to being pure-simile–comparing a lamb to a good animal
“The king becoming graces as justice, verity, temperance …mercy, patience, courage and fortitude, I have no relish of them bout abound in the division of each several crime, acting it many ways. Had I power, I should pour the sweet milk of concord into hell, uproar the universal peace, counfound all unity on earth.” ACT 4 SCENE 3 -malcolm says he doesn’t have any good king qualities -metaphor
“Fit to govern, no, not to live” ACT 4 SCENE 3 -macduff to malcolm that he should not be king or live
what does ross say when macduff asks how his family is doing ACT 4 SCENE 3 -they’re in peace
“Let’s make us medicines of our great revenge to cure this deadly grief” ACT 4 SCENE 3 -malcolm to macduff-use this anger to get revenge on macbeth, dispute it like a man-metaphor
“Did heaven look on and would not take their part?” ACT 4 SCENE 3 -G-d saw his family get murdered and he can’t do anything about it-personification
“Be the whetstone of your sword. Let grief covert to anger. Blunt not the heart; enrage it.” ACT 4 SCENE 3 -use your emotions for war-metaphor

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