Macbeth Play

Categories: Macbeth
In response to Macbeth’s questions, the witches in Act IV
call upon the apparitions who answer most of his questions but warn him not to probe too deeply

When Macbeth hears that no one born of a woman will harm him, he decides to
kill Macduff anyway

Malcolm pretends he is too evil to become king in order to
make certain of Macduff’s loyalty

As he considers Macbeth’s kingship Banquo feels
glimmers of hope for his sons

The “barren scepter” Macbeth refers to in Scene I is a symbol implying that he
will have no heirs to the throne

In Scene IV, when Macbeth hears that Fleance has escaped the murderers, he reacts with

When Macbeth begins talking to Banquo’s ghost in scene IV, Lady Macbeth reacts by
telling the others that Macbeth has an illness

In scene V Hecate intends to ensure Macbeth’s downfall by making him

At the beginning of scene I what is Banquo wondering?
if Macbeth took the crown unjustly

Why doesn’t Macbeth sit down at the feast?
Banquo’s ghost sits in his chair

Why is Hecate angry with the witches?
They acted without her approval

What message does Lenox want to send to Macduff?
He needs to save Scotland from Macbeth

Who says “we have scorched the snake, but not killed it?”

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Macbeth Play

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