|As soon as Macbeth commits murder, the weight of his conscience becomes almost ____ .
|To creep through the castle without awakening anyone, Macbeth’s footsteps must be ____ .
|In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, when Lady Macbeth says “My hands are of your color, but I shame / To wear a heart so white” she means that
||C. her hands are red with King Duncan’s blood, but, unlike her husband, she is not afraid.
|In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, Scene ii, Lady Macbeth’s purpose in drugging the servants is
||B. so they will sleep through King Duncan’s murder
|Why do you suppose Shakespeare made Banquo the last person Macbeth sees before he murders King Duncan in The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II?
||A. Banquo, who is loyal to the king, represents Macbeth’s last chance to do what is right and call off his murderous plan.
|In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, what reason does Lady Macbeth give for not killing King Duncan herself?
||C. She says the king looked like her father as he slept.
|Which of the following symbols in The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, Scene ii, signals that the murder has been accomplished?
||C. the owl’s scream and the crickets’ cries
|In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, Macbeth declares he will “sleep no more” because he believes
||B. his conscience will never let him rest
|After killing Duncan, Macbeth is so distraught that he ________.
||B. brings the bloody daggers with him from the murder scene
|In The Tragedy of Macbeth, Act II, what does Macbeth really mean when he indicates that the blood on his hands will redden all the seas?
||A. It is a comment on his profound guilt