Macbeth Act 4

Three How many apparitions do the witches show Macbeth?
Thin slice “fillet” of a fenny snake, eye of newt, toe of frog, wool of bat, tongue of dog, Adder’s fork (forked tongue), lizard’s leg, owlet’s wing. What are some ingredients that the witches use for their “dark” magic?
1. He should fear Macduff, he is thankful for the warning. 2. He shouldn’t fear any man born of a woman, he rethinks his views on Macduff. 3. Nothing will affect his reign until Birnam Wood moves, he knows that a forest can’t get up and move so he is very secure in the fact that he will reign until he dies of natural causes. What three things does Macbeth learn from the witches and apparitions and how does he react to them?
He decides that he will destroy all that Macduff has so that he won’t be threatened by any of Macbeth’s kin. What does Macbeth do when he hears Macduff has fled to England?
1. She tells her son that Macduff was wrong for leaving them unprotected2. She felt this way because by leaving them they are vulnerable to Macbeth Lady Macduff calls her husband a traitor and tells her son , “…your father’s dead.” What does she mean by these statements? Why might she have felt this way?
He regrets leaving them and not warning them. He feels that he should have been there to defend them. How does Macduff react to the news that his family has been slaughtered?
They decide that now is the best time to go to battle with Macbeth and they make moves towards ordering the army to move out. What action is taken by Macduff and Malcolm?
MacDuff Who was Malcolm talking to in Scene 3?
Will Banquo’s sons be king? What is the final question that Macbeth asks to the witches?
They refused to tell anything. How does the witches respond to Macbeth’s question about Banquo?
Banquo Who is reflected in the mirror of the last king who appears in the witches procession?
He curses Banquo. What does Macbeth do after the witches refuse to tell him about Banquo?
The heirs of Banquo What do the eight kings in Scene I symbolize?
Macduff is in England What news does Lennox deliver in Scene I?
Ross Who comforts Lady Macduff in Scene II?
What does Ross say MacDuff is doing? What does Ross say MacDuff is doing?
He is going to live off of what he has. What does the son say he will do if his dad is dead?
The messenger Who comes to warn about the murderer in Scene II?
England Where does Scene III take place?
Hecate was coming Why were the witches making a potion of pure evil in the first scene?
A liar and a slave What does Macbeth call the slave who reports that Birnam wood is moving?
Dunsinane Hill Complete the quote:”Macbeth shall never vanquished be until Great Birnam Wood to high _________ shall come against him.”
1. A tyrant. 2. They are ashamed to call Scotland their home. What do Malcolm and Macduff now call Macbeth? What do they think about how Macbeth has been running the country?
The Earl of Northumberland Who is Siward?
Double, double toil and trouble, Fire burn and cauldron bubble What is the refrain or chorus of the witches song in scene 1?
After seeing the apparitions, Macbeth hates the witches for causing him so much worry. But more importantly, he hates himself for listening to them and trusting in what they have to say. How does Macbeth feel about himself after his meeting with the three witches?
Ghostly images What is the meaning of apparitions?
The three witches in Macbeth show up every once in a while and tell Macbeth about his future. But more importantly, as has been the case since Act 1 Scene 1, they push the story forward by compelling, or convincing, Macbeth to do certain things. How do the three witches further influence Macbeth’s actions?
Thane of Fife What Thane is MacDuff?
The murderer kills Macduff’s family and servants What happens at the end of Scene II?

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