Scene 1: describe the witches and setting dark, scary, evil, unnatural
Scene 1: what are the witches doing Meeting up to find Macbeth
Scene 1: quote by the witches FAIR IS FOUL AND FOUL IS FAIR
Scene 1: The witches symbols Paddock : The second – a toad the familiar Graymalkin: the first witches familiar – a cat
Scene 2: descripe Little exposition – no background
Scene 2: What are the two wars going on at the time Scotland and Norway, Scotland and Scottish rebels – combines the war
Scene 2: What frames this play war
Describe Macbeth brave, valiant, worthy , loved man/solider (fighting for king)
Scene 2: Who did Macbeth kill Killed Macdonwald (rebel)Cut off his head and put it on the battlements – for the traitors (warning)
Scene 2: Bad News Thane of Cawdor (traitor) ○ They’re going to execute him ○ Macbeth will get his title He was a hero
Scene 2: Good News Scotland has won the battle
Scene 2: Imagery a lot of blood in the play
Scene 3: what were the witches doing supernatural powers ○ One witch was killing a pig ○ One wanted food but she wouldn’t give it to her – gave a storm to her husband while he was out at sea.
What are the witches refereed to as and where does this word come from Wered Sisters – The word Wered comes from an origin meaning fate – three- the three fates
MB and Banquo enter in scene 3 (MB friend and a general)How do they contrast each other? foil – bring out the things they don’t have in each other
Scene 3: what do the witches say and what literary device is it and how is i used SO FOUL AND FAIR A DAY I HAVE NOT SEEN ○ Echoes the witches § Paradox □ Won war – bad weather □ Won but killed many people
Scene 3: What is weird about the witches they are bearded
Scene 3: How do the witches greet MB and what was he thinking when they said this Thane of Glamis – by Cynial’s (his dad) death – inherited titleThane of Cawdor – he is still alive – what are you talking about?King Hereafter – WHAT I’m not king???
Scene 3: Hwo do the witches greet BAnquo ○ Lesser than MB and greater ○ Not so happy yet much happier ○ Thou shalt get kings, though thou be none.
Scene 3: what literary device is this and how PARADOX Witches talk in paradox ○ Witches = Equivocation (to equivocate : purposely mislead or deceive ) § Don’t really explain what is happening
Scene 3: What news does ross have when he enters? he gives MB the title Thane of Cawdor
Scene 3: What does MB say and what does he mean? – WHY DO YOU DRESS ME IN BARROWED ROBES??? ○ Clothing imagery – talking about the title ( THANE OF CAWDOR IS ALIVE) ○ Virtuous – NO TRAITOR
Scene 3: in the aside MB asks B if he is excited for his children to become kings, how does he respond? witches are instruments of darkness tell us truth just enough to betray us. □ DON’T TRUST WITCHES
Scene 3: Why shouldnt you trust witches? and what does MB think of this ○ Witches sprouted a seed § Not going to worry about being king § If chance will have me king, chance may crown me
Scene 3: What does Banquo think about the news MB recieved He tells MB that new honors come upon him – but like strange garments that cleave with use : fit better when you use them. CLOTHING IMAGERY § Borrowed Robes don’t yet fit – give him time
Scene 4: What are the people talking about Talking about Thane of Cawdor ○ Traitor and MB both Thane of Cawdor at the moment ○ CANT WAIT TO SEE HIM!!
Scene 4: How does the Thane of Cawdor create a theme of deception to Duncan Duncan: I can’t believe he deceived me – I trusted him – you cant tell by looking at someone if they will be a traitor
Scene 4: Why do Duncan and MB get along? Calls him cousinRelatedDon’t thank me I’m your loyal subject you are my kingAdmire each other
Scene 4: Who is the heir of the throne Malcolm is the heir to his throne and the prince of Cumberland ○ Next in line for the throne
Scene 4: What is an example imagery – Imagery ○ Stars that he will shine like
Scene 4: Imagery – MB: stars hide your fires ○ Don’t let it see my black and deep desires – Light: GOOD – Malcolm associated with light- Darkness : EVIL – MB associated with darkness
Scene 4: Going to MB castle I’ll alert my wife
Scene 5: What is the name of MB castle Inverness
Scene 5: LMB gets a letter from MB saying what? telling of the witches prophecy
Scene 5 What does LMB decide Comes to a very fast decision that he will be king “you’re too full of the milk of human kindness”
Scene 5: what is Metonymy and give an example word to substitute for closely related idea an example is – Golden round- crown (the kingship)
Scene 5: What is LMB soliloquy about and what is a soliloquy speech given as if talking to yourself – reveals inner thoughts.- “unsex me” speech ○ Make her a man § Kill § Soldiers ○ Make her evil
Scene 5: What is atrostrophe and what is an example Speaking to someone or something that is not thereExample: Blood, raven, black, dark, evil, imagery
Scene 5: What is LMB advice in the end of the scene look like the innocent flower but be the serpent under itLook fair, be foul – look good but be bad Theme of deceit Things are not as they appear Cant trust anyone
Scene 6: Who arrives Duncan
Scene 6: What is an example of dramatic irony Duncan says “the castle hath a pleasant seat and air” ironic: they are planning his death – not pleasant dramatic: the audience knows that they are going to kill him
Scene 7: why does Duncan say he shouldn’t kill the king? It is his kinsman – his cousinHe is the kings subject – regicide You don’t kill the kingBeen a good king People wont appreciate it He is my guest Bad host Don’t kill your guest NO REASON Ambition
Scene 7: What does LMB say to MB for not wanting to kill Duncan YOU ARENT A MAN Attacks his man hood You are not courageous you are not a man
Scene 7: how do they kill him Kill him in his sleep get him drunk make the guards guilty
Scene 7: Waht poetry device ends this scene couplet: Two lines that end in rhyme