Macbeth Act 4

What do the contents of the witches’ cauldron described in Act 4, Scene 1 foreshadow? Macbeth’s rule will be filled with more murders.
Why is Lady Macduff angry with her husband in Act 4, Scene 2? His leaving makes him look like a traitor.
What apparitions did the witches show Macbeth? an armed head, a bloody child, a crowned child with a tree
What does the armed head foreshadow? Beware of Macduff.
What does the bloody child foreshadow? No man born of woman can harm Macbeth.
What does the crowned child with tree foreshadow? Macbeth will not be defeated until Birnum Wood comes to Dunsinane hill.
Based on his interpretations of the witches’ apparitions, what is one aspect of Macbeth’s tragic flaw? overconfidence
Why does Shakespeare choose to show the murder of Macduff’s family but not the assassination of King Duncan? The shocking murder of innocent people shows the audience how evil Macbeth has become.
Why does Malcolm lie to Macduff about his faults in Act 4, Scene 3? Malcolm wants to test Macduff’s loyalty.
Who does Macduff blame for the deaths of his wife and children? his own sinfulness

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