Macbeth Act 3

How does Lady Macbeth feel in the beginning of the act? She has what she wanted but that has not made her happy or content
Macbeth asks Banquo questions in the beginning of the Act… to find out what Banquo’s plans are for the rest of the day
What three reasons does Macbeth give for fearing Banquo? his valor, his wisdom, and the witches’ predictions of royalty
How is Macbeth changed from planning Duncan’s murder to the planning of Banquo’s murder? Macbeth was more concerned with his conscious and the after life when planning Duncan’s murder
Macbeth describes his crown as “fruitless” and his scepter as “barren” why? Banquo’s sons will be king. He doesn’t have any heirs that will be king.
Who does Macbeth want the murderers to kill Banquo and Fleanance
Why does he hire the murderers? Banquo and Macbeth have mutual friends that would be upset if he was involved.
Hecate orders the witches to make Macbeth _______________. overconfident
What is the tone of Lennox’s speech? Sarcastic
Banquo feels _____________ that he sons will become king due to Macbeth’s success hopeful
How does Lady Macbeth explain Macbeth’s strange behavior at the banquet? He suffers from a strange illness from childhood.
How many murderers are hired? three
Who sees Banquo’s ghost? Macbeth
What does Banquo tell Fleance to do? Revenge him
How do the nobles feel about Macbeth by the end of Act 3? Suspicious
From whom does Macduff seek help? Malcolm and the King of England
How does Macbeth convince the murderers to kill Banquo? Banquo is an enemy to them