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Macbeth Act 3
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What does BAnquo reveal about his feelings towards Macbeth to begin act 3?
He is suspicious. He fears Macbeth cheated to get throne and killed Duncan.
What caracters do Macbeth refer to as "our bloody cousins"?
- Malcolm and Donabain because they've fled and it seems like they've killed Duncan (Duncans sons)
Who is Fleance?
Who says this. What does it mean? "There is none but he/ Whose being I do fear."
- The only person he fears now is Banquo, because he knows Banquo will inherit the throne, so he fears Banquo will kill him in order to become King.
Who says "Upon my head they placed a fruitless crown/ And put a barren scepter in my grip"
- Usesless for macbeth to have crown since he has no son to succeed him.
Who says "As the weird woman promised, and I fear thou played most fairly for it"
Who says "To be thus is nothing, but to be safety thus"
macbeth. being king is nothing, unless he is safely king.
How does Macbeth convince the two murderes to target ban quo?
He tells them ban quo is their enemy,. He is the reason bad things (woes and hardship) are happening.
Describe the two murderes outlook on the world.
They hate the world. the second murdere is sick of being mistreated and doesct care what he does. the first murder is tired of his bad luck.
Compare and contrast barefaced and masking. Why doesn't macbeth just kill ban quo?
Now Macbeth is a king, so he can kill Banquo without hiding (barefaced). But since they have so many political mutual friends, he has to mask it (hide that he has murdered ban quo).
Who says Fleance "must embrace the fat/ Of that dark hour"?
Who was "Tis be safer to be that which we destroy/ Than by destruction dwell in doubtful joy"?
lady Macbetj. it means that it is better and safter to be killed than to be the paranoid murderers.
Who says "Full of scorpions in my mind"?
Who says this to who? What does it mean?
"Be innocent of the knowledge, dearest chuck,/ Till though applaud the deed"/ Macbeth tells LM she doesn't have to be worried because he is going to kill banquo. he doesn't tell her he is going to kill him though. he just tells her not to worry.
Who says "There's blood upon thy face" to who? What does this have to do with theme?
- Macbeth says this to first murdere.
-Shows that guilt is showing on face now.
Why does ____ describe himself as "cabined, cribbed, confide, bound in/ To saucy doubts and fears"
Because Fleance wasn't murdered. only ban quo, so now Fleance still poses a threat to Macbeth's throne. So now Macbeth is scared again.
What character sits in Macbeth's seat during this banquet? Why does LM say this occurrence is like an "air drawn dagger"?
- Banquo's ghost.
- LM relates it to the air drawn dagger from Macbeths hallucinations. Eascalated hallucination. It's public.
Who says: "There the serpent lies. The worm that's fled." who is the worm? who is the snake?
Macbeth. The worm is in ban quo. the worm is fleance. Worm isn't now a threat, but will grown into evil serpent.
How does LM try to explain Macbeth's odd behavior to his guests?
She says he's just like a person listing to scary stories.
Where does macbeth say he will return again?
To meet he witches to get more information on his future.
What do we learn about Malcolm and Macduff i n3.6?
Macduff is in England finding Malcolm and truing to get England to restore order in Scotland.
why is there a third murderer?
Macbeth hires a third murderer to make sir ehte murder is done. Striving for complete control of the situation.
What goes wrong with the planned murder of fleance and ban quo?
They are only able to kill Fleance because Banquo gets away.
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