Macbeth act four

What does each of the three apparations say to Macbeth? 1. Beware of Macduff2. Doesn’t need to fear men born of women3. Until burnum wood moves to dunscium
Why do the witches show Macbeth the eight kings? Represents all the kings who descend from Banquo
What does Macbeth order to be done when he hears that Macduff has fled to England? kill the wife and babies of Macduff
How would you describe Macbeth now, as compared to his earlier ambivalence? He was uncertain then and now he is uncertain, bold, bloody, mast certain
What has Ross just told Lady Macduff? Macduff plans
How does Lady Macduff react to this news? Angry, that he left her and their children
In line 61, a messenger enters. What does the messenger tell Lady Macduff to do? Tells her to escape with her children
Who is killed in the scene two? the son of Macduff and most likely the wife as well
Why are the murders even more terrible than those previously commited? A stupid crime no reason especially because Macduff is the threat not his family.
Why is Macduff’s speech in lines 4-6 ironic? Because his wife and kids are dead
Why doesnt Malcolm trust Macduff? He was an old friend with Macbeth
In lines 25-28, what does Malcolm ask Macduff? Malcolm ask Macduff why he left his family with out letting them know
What forces has Malcolm promised? England forces meaning goodly thousands
Summarize Malcom’s confession to Macduff in lines 57-100. He has comited sin like for example being lustful, greedy, and no king virture
Why does Malcolm say these things to Macduff? To ensure he is on Macduff’s side and his loyalty
In lines 114-137, what does Malcolm tell Macduff? That he is not as he was described earlier
In lines 164-173, what news about the condition of Scotland does Ross bring? It is ruin
What personal information does Ross bring to Macduff? That Macduff’s family have been killed
In lines 228-229, what does Malcolm tell Macduff to do? To advenge the death of his family