|Does Banquo wish for his prophecy to come true to since Macbeth’s has? (scene 1)
|No, because the witches scare him
|Who is Macbeth’s chief guest? (scene 1)
|Banquo, this foreshadows his death
|Who does Macbeth blame for Duncan’s death? (scene 1)
|Malcom and Donalbain
|What does Macbeth compare the murderers to? (scene 1)
|Is Lady Macbeth happy at the order for Banquo’s death? (scene 1)
|“upoun my hand they place a fruitless womb and put a barren spetre in my grip” (scene 3, line 66-67)
|Macbeth is king, but he will not have a son to continue his line; king without heir easy to overthrow
|When did the exiting portion happen, the beginning of the rising action?
|Is killing Duncan the climax?
|No, it’s the rising action
|What rises with the rising action?
|What is the murderer’s relationship with Banquo? (scene 3)
|Banquo did not do right by them (Macbeth says he isn’t the one who did it), the murderers are peasants desperate for money because of famine (that would actually be Macbeth’s fault, he’s blaming all those problems on Banquo)
|Why can’t Macbeth kill Banquo? (scene 3)
|Because they are friends
|What did Macbeth tell the murderers about Fleance?
|That it would be good if they killed him too
|If Banquo had his throat cut, what happened to Fleance? (scene 4)
|What is sit in Macbeth’s seat? (scene 4)
|What does Macbeth say to Banquo? (scene 4)
|to not speak of the murders and that he is not solid and not real
|How does Lady Macbeth deal with Macbeth’s hallucinations? (scene 4)
|He tells the Lords that he is crazy
|Has Macbeth slept recently? (scene 4)
|What does Hecate tell the witches? (scene 5)
|that they should have involved her in their plots as she is the source of all their power and Macbeth is unworthy. She sends them to meet Macbeth once more.
|What is Macduff doing? (scene 6)
|He went to Northumberland to ask Lord Siward (as Malcom asked the English King Edward) for help with the throne. He will not return to Scotland even after being asked by Macbeth messanger and Macbeth thinks anger
|What do the Lords think of macbeth (scene 6)?
|Tyrant, not rightful king like Malcom
|What is the climax of the play?
|What does the killing of Banquo do to Macbeth’s paranoia?
|makes it worse
|What happens directly after the climax?
|the tragic force (start of falling action); Fleance’s escape
|Why was the third murderer there? (Act 3)
|He was a spy, someone there sent to make sure Fleance (10 to 8 yrso) lives
|Do the first two murderers know the third? (Act 3)
|No, the third says Macbeth sent him
|Why do we see Banquo killed but not Duncan?
|Macbeth didn’t want to murder Duncan so it is shielded from the story, but he actually did want to kill Banquo. It was an increase in brutatlity (bc we hit the climax).
|Why does Macbeth not tell Lady Macbeth about Banquo’s death? (scene 2)
|He doesn’t feel the need to discuss things with his wife anymore; they switched roles
|It is safer to be that which we destroy/then by satisfaction dwell in doubtful joy
|Would rather be safe than sorry; they got what they desired, but she would rather be what they used to be than doubt what they have done
|What is Lady Macbeth worried about when she tells Macbeth that he is “spending too much time alone…..what’s done is done” (scene 2)? How does Macbeth respond?
|she tells him to stop worrying about the killing of Duncan. He says they “scorched the snake, not killed it” by killing Duncan, but they haven’t gotten rid of the rest of the prophecy
|In scene 2 which Macbeth would rather be dead?
|LM would rather be dead than suffer the continued torture of living, M says that even though it would be more peaceful to be dead (no torture of fear of being found), they still have a job to finish
|What does Macbeth mean when he refers to Lady Macbeth of a Chuck?
|It’s an endearment
|What does Macbeth being pale symbolize? (scene 3)
|His great stress/paranoia, not guilt
|Things bad begun make strong themselves by ill (scene 3)
|Domino effect; once something starts out bad (prophecy), it keeps getting worse (he’s choosing to kill more). He’s talking about Banquo and betrayal. He needs to apply it to himself. He says Banquo is the illness making everything getting worse and worse, so he has to kill him to stop the pain.
|Who is loyal to Macbeth right now? (scene 4)
|Ross and Lennox
|Why does Macbeth compare himself to marble? (scene 4) ESSAY WARNING
|When he thought Banquo and Fleance were dead he felt invincible like a marble statue, but now he knows Fleance is alive he feels imprisoned. The triple C alliteration sounds like choking (pg. 101)
|What does Macbeth compare Fleance to? (scene 4)
|A worm who has “no teeth” for the present or he is not old enough to be a threat
|Why does Macbeth say he wants Banquo to show up? What does Ross say on this? (scene 4)
|He wants to be clean of his crimes and Ross says that Banquo is suspious because he was on a journey Macbeth told him to return from.
|What does Macbeth say when Ross asks him to sit down? (scene 4)
|He says the table’s full because Banquo’s ghost
|How does Macbeth respond to LM’s emasculation? (scene 4)
|What’s point of killing if people just come back, it’s too much
|Why does the ghost disapear and come back? (scene 4)
|Becuase he’s taunting Macbeth
|– Lennox gives sarcastic rant saying how Macbeth planned it all (Lennox on Macduff’s side)- Macduff is working to help Malcom overthrow Macbeth and right his name
Macbeth Act 3
August 23, 2019