|What do Macbeth and Banquo discuss in the middle of the night–when neither of them can sleep?
|The wtiches’ prophecy
|What “vision” does Macbeth see after Banquo and Fleance leave him in the hall?
|A dagger–with the handle pointing toward Macbeth and the point pointing toward Duncan
|What does the bell toll signal?
|That the chamberlains are asleep–and it’s time to kill Duncan
|Who is with Macbeth as he goes to kill Duncan–urging him to be brave like a man?
|His wife–Lady Macbeth. She is behind the killing. She prepared the daggars, etc.
|Why couldn’t Lady Macbeth kill Duncan herself?
|She says he looked too much like her father as he slept.
|How does Macbeth act after killing Duncan?
|Shaken. He tried to say “Amen” with the chamberlains as they went back to sleep–but the word got stuck in his throat.
|What did Macbeth hear a voice saying as he was murdering Duncan?
|“Sleep no more; Macbeth does murder sleep”
|What does Macbeth forget to do after killing Duncan–and who has to take care of it for him?
|Leave the daggars with the chamberlains to frame them—Lady Macbeth does it and calls her husband a coward
|What does Macbeth hear after he has murdered Duncan?
|Who is at the door?
|Macduff and Lennox
|Who discovers the dead King Duncan?
|Who, then, does Macbeth kill–supposedly out of revenge?
|The Chamberlains—he does this so that they cannot protest the blame of killing Duncan
|Does Macduff believe the story about Macbeth killing the chamberlains out of rage?
|NO. He is suspicious-So Lady Macbeth “faints” as a distraction
|What do Malcolm and Donalbain do after all of this killing?
|They flee–they fear for their lives. Malcolm goes south to England, Donalbain north to Ireland
|Who is now appointed the new King of Scotland?
|According to Ross (a thane)–what strange omens have happened lately to foretell the doom that has happened in the castle?
|1) An owl killed a falcon 2) Macduff’s well trained horses ate eachother
|Who is being suspected of the murder now?
|Malcolm and Donelbain–the princes. They think the chamberlains were paid to kill Duncan. NO ONE SUSPECTS MACBETH!
|Who is the comic relief of this act?
|The drunken porter
|How does Macbeth’s mood and attitude quickly change once Duncan’s body is discovered and the chamberlains have been blamed?
|He is now feeling powerful and unstoppable.
|Who tells the audience about the coronation of Macbeth?
|Ross, Macduff and the old man
Macbeth: Act 2
August 25, 2019