|This scene with the porter provides some comic relief. Why is this scene important to the audience at this time?
|The audience just witnessed Duncan’s murder and all the anxiety Macbeth was feeling.
|What is ironic about this statement: “but this place is too old for hell”.
|Macbeth’s castle is turning into a hell. Macbeth and Lady will go to hell for this murder.
|According to the porter, how is drinking an equivocator of lechery?
|Alcohol makes people act vulgar. It makes men desire but takes away performance.
|Why is Macduff up to early?
|He came to wake up the King.
|Explain why Lennox said the night is “unruly”.
|Chimney’s were blown off, screams of death, birds making noises, the earth shaking.
|Who found Duncan’s body?
|What does Macbeth confess to Macduff?
|He killed guards
|What does Macduff give as the reason for killing guards?
|Evidence showed they killed Duncan.
|What is Lady’s reaction to hearing this?
|She faints to shift attention from Macbeth.
|What do Malcolm and Donalbain decide to do? Why?
|Malcolm and Donalbain leave because they are scared of being killed too.
Macbeth Act 2 Scene 3
August 16, 2019