Macbeth Act 1 scene 7

What happens in scene 7? Macbeth and Lady Macbeth agree to kill Duncan
How does scene 7 open? With Macbeth’s soliloquy as he tries to decide whether or not to kill Duncan
Why does Macbeth feel a loyalty to Duncan? Because he is Duncan’s kinsman and host and has a duty to protect him
What does Macbeth know will be his downfall? Macbeth know his own ambition will be his downfall
What will lead to a deep damnation for Macbeth? Killing Duncan as he is a good king
How does Lady Macbeth make Macbeth go through with the murder? She bullies and persuades him by questioning his masculinity
Why does Lady Macbeth say that by killing Duncan will be “so much more the man”? This has a double meaning as she says he will be more of a man and also a king
How does Lady Macbeth reject her femininity? By telling Macbeth that she would kill her own child to prove how remorseless and evil she is
How does Act 1 end? It ends with anticipation and suspense being built for the audience
Why does Act 1 end with anticipation? As the murder has been planned but hasn’t occurred