Macbeth Act 4 Study Guide

The witches say “By the pricking of my thumbs, / Something wicked this way comes” right before a character enters. Who is that “wicked” character? Macbeth
This apparition says, “Macbeth! Macbeth! Macbeth! Beware Macduff. / Beware the thane of Fife.” an armed head
This apparition says,”Be bloody, bold, and resolute. Laugh to scorn / The power of man, for none of woman born / Shall harm Macbeth.” a bloody child
This apparition says,”Macbeth shall never vanquished be until / Great Birnam Wood to high Dunsinane Hill / Shall come against him.” a child crowned with a tree in his hand
This apparition says nothing, but it smiles and points. Eight kings, the last with a mirror in his hand, followed by Banquo
At the end of Act IV, Scene 1, Macbeth learns that Macduff has run away. Where has he gone? to England
In response to Macduff’s defection, Macbeth decides to attack the castle Macduff and kill (check all that apply) his wife all unfortunate souls that trace him in his linehis babes
How does Lady Macduff feel about her husband leaving the country? She can’t understand why he left them unprotected.
Who warns Lady Macduff that the castle is about to be attacked? a messenger
What makes Malcolm most suspicious about Macduff’s motives for seeking him out? Macduff left his wife and children unprotected.
Macduff says he can satisfy his desires in secret with many willing women. voluptuousness
Macduff says this vice is worse, but that Scotland has enough treasures for him. avarice
Macduff weeps for Scotland. he says he has no good sides
After listening to Malcolm’s vices, what does Malcom say? (check all that apply). He reminds Malcolm that his father, Duncan, was a virtuous king.He reminds Malcolm that his mother often prayed and lived in piety.He says Malcolm isn’t fit to live.
He says he is unknown to women (he is a virgin) voluptuousness
He says he scarcely have coveted what was his own. avarice
He says he wouldn’t lie or betray anyone; he loves truth and has never broken a promise. he has no good qualities
After Macduff has passed his “test,” Malcolm reveals that he has troops ready to invade Scotland. How many troops does he have? 10,000
What special gift from heaven does Edward, the King of England, have? He can cure illness with his touch.
When Macduff first asks Ross how his wife and children are, Ross says they are well
When Macduff grieves about the loss of his wife and children, Malcolm tells him to fight like a man by seeking revenge on Macbeth.