Macbeth Act 5

What do the doctor and the gentlewoman see Lady Macbeth doing? What do they decide to do? she is sleep walking/talking about the murders; they keep it to themselves
What trick does Malcolm use to hide the number of men in the army? camouflage themselves with tree branches
What is Macbeths reaction to Lady Macbeth’s death? He just looks at her body and says everybody has to die but she should not have died so young
what is Macbeth’s reaction to the news that Birnam Wood is moving? He says you better not be lying, and when he looks he sees the moving trees, which upsets him
Who first fights Macbeth? What happens? Young Siward wins
when does Macbeth know that he’s in trouble? When he finds out that Macduff was untimely ripped from his mother’s womb
How does Macbeth die? Macduff kills him
Who will be king of Scotland? Malcolm
What does Macbeth want the doctor to do for his wife? to ease her suffering, to give her something to make her oblivious to her weighty trouble
Malcolm says, “And none serve with him but constrained things Whose hearts are absent,too.” What does that mean? Macbeth’s armies are there in body only, not in spirit, and there should not be any serious opposition
Macbeth says to Macduff, “But get thee back, my soul is too much charged With blood of thine already.” To what is he referring? Macbeth doesn’t want to fight Macduff; he has already killed Macduff’s family