Macbeth Notes Act V (5)

* Lady Macbeth’s famous sleep walking sceneWhat is Lady Macbeth trying to do? She is trying to “wash the blood” off her hands* “Out damned spot”
* Lady Macbeth’s famous sleep walking sceneDuring the sleep walking, Lady Macbeth says what? She confesses all of the crimes, most notably:- Duncan’s- Banquo’s- Lady Macduff
* Lady Macbeth’s famous sleep walking sceneLady Macbeth relives… the night she and her husband killed Duncan- she tries taking Macbeth’s hand- she hears knocking- she tries pushing Macbeth to the bedroom
* Lady Macbeth’s famous sleep walking sceneWho says this and meaning?” Ay, but their sense is shut. “0 Gentle womanMeaning: Yes, but they don’t see anything.
* Lady Macbeth’s famous sleep walking sceneWho says this, meaning, and type of imagery?” Here’s the smell of the blood still. All the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand. Oh, Oh, Oh! “ Lady MacbethMeaning: I still have the smell of blood on my hand. All the perfumes of Arabia couldn’t make my little hand smell better. Oh, oh, oh!Type of Imagery: Olfactory Imagery
* Lady Macbeth’s famous sleep walking sceneWho is observing Lady Macbeth while she sleep walks? The Doctor
In the countryside near Dunsinane, while the Thanes prepare to attack Macbeth, Who says this, meaning, and theme?”Now does he feel his title hang loose about him, like a giant’s robe upon a dwarfish thief? AngusMeaning: Now Macbeth feels his royal title is too big for him, like a giant’s robe on a midget.Theme: Clothing Motif
Where are these Thanes heading to? They are heading to Birnam Wood
Macbeth is preparing for battle in… Dunsinane
Blind ambition forces Macbeth to rely on the… last 3 prophecies
* I Have Long Lived Enough speechWho says this and meaning?” My way of life has fall’n into the sere, the yellow leaf “ MacbethMeaning: The course of my life is beginning to wither and fall away, like a yellowing leaf in autumn.
* I Have Long Lived Enough speechWho says this and meaning?” That which should accompany old age,As honor, love, obedience, troops of friends,I must not look to have, but, in their stead,Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honor, breathWhich the poor heart “ MacbethMeaning: The things that should go along with old age, like honor, love, obedience, and loyal friends, I cannot hope to have. Instead, I have passionate but quietly whispered curses, people who honor me with their words but not in their hearts
* I Have Long Lived Enough speechWhat does ‘mouth-honor’ mean? Means polite or false respect
The Doctor reports the illness of Lady Macbeth and… Macbeth tells him medicine is USELESS
Who says this and meaning?”Were I from Dunsinane away and clear,Profit again should hardly draw me here. “ DoctorMeaning: I wish I were far away from Dunsinane. You couldn’t pay me to come back here.
In the countryside near Birnam Wood, the English forces led by Malcolm do what? Prepare to fight
Which prophecy comes true? Prophecy 3, the soldiers get Birnam Wood trees for camo and are heading to Dunsinane.
We learn that Lady Macbeth has killed herself. Yet Macbeth… is in soldier mode and is numb
Macbeth thinks it would be better if his wife died… tomorrow so he could have time to mourn
Malcolm’s forces arrive at the castle in Dunsinane and… drop their camo.
Macbeth references _____ ________ when he describes how he feels about the attack. bear baiting
Macbeth slays… Young Siward.
Macduff prays that he will be the one to slay Macbeth so that… he can avenge his family.
Macbeth and Macduff meet in… battle
Does Macbeth want to fight Macduff and why? No because he is already guilty of killing his whole family. He just wants Macduff to go away.
Prophecies one and two come true when… Macduff, Thane of Fife, reveals that he was born of C-section.
General Siward learns of his son’s death and is glad that he… “had his hurts before” meaning his wounds were on his front side.
What does this establish? the medieval code of conduct: a man is honored for dying for his country.
Macduff beheaded… Macbeth
Malcolm is named… KINGGG
Malcolm makes the thanes and kinsmen earls.

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