|What suspicios does Banquo voice? What does he say that lets us know what he suspects?
|he probably thinks Macbeth did it
|Who besides Banquo knows of the witches’ prophecies?
|Macbeth and Lady Macbeth
|Why does Macbeth question Banquo about his plan?
|Because he is plotting Banquo’s death and they need to know where he is
|What suspicions does Macbeth harbor? (II. 49-72)
|That he is plotting Macbeth’s death so that his children will be kings.
|What does Macbeth tell the murderers about Banquo?
|That Banquo has wronged them by doing bad things to convince the murderes they are killing him for a good reason
|According to Macbeth, why does he himself not kill Banquo? (II. 116- 126)
|And because he doesn’t want to lose his friends
|Who else are the murderers to kill?
|What is the meaning of Lady Macbeth’s saying, “Naught’s bad, all’s spent/ Where our desire is got without content”?
|They are King and Queen but there not happy
|From what affliction does Macbeth suffer? (II. 13-22)
|The guilt again of the murder and terrible dreams
|In line 35, Lady Macbeth says, “You must leave this.” What does she mean?
|He has to get over his guilt
|Is Lady Macbeth aware that Macbeth has planned the death of Banquo and Fleance?
|How is the planning of Banquo’s murder different from that of Duncan’s?
|They hired murderers to do it instead of themselves commiting the crime, easier, and its Macbeth’s plan not Lady Macbeth’s plan.
|Who is murdered in this scene?
|What is Banquo’s dying request of Fleance?
|To advenge Banquo’s death
|What activity opens the scene?
|Murderes come ot the banquet at Macbeth’s castle to tell him about the murder
|Who joins the assembled group, sitting in Macbeth’s place?
|Ghost of Banquo
|How does Lady Macbeth explain Macbeth’s reaction?
|She said he looks like he has the sickness that is from his childhood
|What is Lady Macbeth’s reaction to Macbeth’s claim of seeing Banquo’s ghost?
|That she thinks he is just ill
|To what other event in this play is this ghostly appearance similar?
|Why does Lady Macbeth ask everyone to leave?
|So that they do not see what Macbeth is doing for example talking to the ghost
|Who refused the Banquo invitation?
|What is Macbeth’s plan for the next day?
|To go and talk to the three witches about him still being king and sends for Macduff
|To what does Macbeth attribute his condition? (lines 142-143)
|He’s new to murdering and still has guilt and once he keeps killing he will get used to it
|What does Hecate plan to do?
|Further plot Macbeth’s downfall
|What is implied in Lennox’s speech at the opening of the scene?
|That he suspious of Macbeth
|Where has Macduff gone?
|To england to find Malcolm
|What does he hope to do?
|Build up forces to go against Macbeth
|What purpose does this scene serve?
|Summarizes the events that happen
|Mavbeth thinks that his agitation and sleeplessness will lessen in time. Do you believe this will happen?
Macbeth- William Shekespeare — Study Questions (ACT III)
August 30, 2019