Macbeth 1+2

Where do witches plan to meet and why? The heath which is uncultivated land especially in Britain is the area where the witches will meet. They choose this area because it will be after the war.
What about Macbeth does the bloodstained captain bring to King Duncan? The captain brings news that Macdonwald had betrayed the King Duncan and that Macbeth and Banquo fought valiantly against the enemy.
What does the king determine to do for Macbeth? Why? King Duncan will make Macbeth the king of Cawdor because of the betrayal of Macdonwald.
What do witches tell Macbeth and Banquo? The witches tell them that Macbeth will become the king of the land and that Banquo will have sons take the throne too.
What is Lady Macbeth’s plan for King Duncan? Lady Macbeth says she will make sure that King Duncan will not see daylight inferring that he will die.
In Scene 1, Macbeth asks Banquo to meet him later for “some words.” What incentive does he offer Banquo? How does Banquo reply? He promises Banquo honor if Banquo will stand by him. Banquo agrees to support Macbeth as long as he can maintain his integrity while doing so
Describe the vision that Macbeth has at the end of Scene 1. What details foreshadow the action to come? Macbeth sees a dagger in the air that becomes coated in blood. This foreshadows the murder of Duncan.
In Scene 2, as Macbeth kills Duncan, what does Lady Macbeth hear? What does Macbeth hear? Lady Macbeth hears an owl scream and crickets cry. Macbeth hears Malcolm and Donalbain cry “Murder” in their sleep and cry “God Bless Us” and “Amen”. He also hears a voice cry that he has murdered sleep.
Why, according to Lady Macbeth, was she unable to kill Duncan herself? Which tasks related to the murder does she perform? The sleeping Duncan resembles her father. She comes up with the plan, lays the daggers ready, returns the daggers, smears the grooms with blood, and plans the cleanup – washing hands and donning nightgowns.
In Scene 2, how does Macbeth respond to Lady Macbeth’s suggestion that he go wash the “filthy witness” from his hands? He says it will never wash off. It will stain all the waters of the world.
In Scene 3, what is the porter pretending as he goes to open the gate? That he is the porter to hell.
Why has Macduff come? To wake the King as he has been requested to do.
What reasons does Macbeth give for killing Duncan’s two guards? Love for Duncan.
Where do Duncan’s sons decide to go? Malcolm goes to England; Donalbain goes to Ireland.
In Scene 4, whom does Macduff suspect of Duncan’s murder? Macduff says, perhaps ironically, that Malcolm and Donalbain are guilty, but then he skips Macbeth’s coronation, possibly because he suspects Macbeth already.