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What, or rather who, lies in Macbeth's path towards becoming king?
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14
55-60
What are Macbeth's plans at this point?
What about Macbeth's nature does Lady Macbeth fear? Why does she
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15-20
fear it?
1
15
47-61
What, essentially, does Lady Macbeth ask the spirits to do to her? Why
does she want this?
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73-78
How does Lady Macbeth advise her husband to behave?
7-12
What is the nature of justice, as Macbeth considers it?
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16-20
What are Duncan's qualities, and what are Macbeth's duties as host?
25-2
What does Macbeth fear will happen if Duncan dies?
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55-68
What is Lady Macbeth's definition of courage?
83-85
Notice how the play has emphasized ideas of manliness? Explain
Macbeth's exclamation to Lady Macbeth about "bringling] forth men-
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children."
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1-40
Characterize Banquo in his interaction with his son (Fleance). Then
characterize his conversation with Macbeth. What does this opening of
Act 2 demonstrate about Banquo's character?
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44-77
One of the most famous scenes in Shakespeare. Characterize Macbeth's
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various visions of or thoughts about the dagger. What do they imply?
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16-17
45-46
Why does Lady Macbeth seem to have a problem killing Duncan?
What does Lady Macbeth's comment foreshadow?
47-52
Beautiful metaphors about sleep here. Pick one and closely analyze its
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significance. Use 2-3 sentences to explain it.
82-83
What is "a heart so white?" How is Lady Macbeth's comment
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hypocritical?
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1-20
The porter (doorkeeper) has clearly had too much to drink. Analyze the
tone of his long speech here. What does he compare this place to and
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why?
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61-70
What does Lennox say has happened in the night? What is the
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symbolism of this?
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126-138 Macbeth admits to killing Duncan's chamberlains. Macduff asks why.
Explain Macbeth's reason. Then, looking at line 138, explain Lady
Macbeth's reaction. How would you have her deliver this line? Does she
say it as a distraction, to help Macbeth's cover-up? Or because she is
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140-172
genuinely shocked? Afraid? Explain.
Characterize Duncan's sons, Malcom and Donalbain. How do they
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react? Are their actions justified?
Paraphrase Ross's conversation with the Old Man in lines 6-26. What is
the symbolism here? Then Macduff enters. Who is being blamed for
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52-77
Duncan's murder?
Macbeth fears Banquo. Describe specifically what he fears. Analyze:
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82-101
Why does Macbeth at times accept fate and at other times distain fate?
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121-128
How does Macbeth twist the murderers to do his bidding?
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15-26
What characteristics do the two murderers have in common?
More sleep references. Big motif! What particular aspects of sleep and
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2
All.
Duncan does Macbeth ponder here?
What change has come over the relationship of the Macbeths? Why?

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41-131
Is Banquo's ghost real in your reading of this? If he is, what does this
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168-172
suggest? If not, then what? How would you stage this scene?
Notice all the references to being a man (or "unmanned") in this scene?
Write down 2-3 instances of it (either from Lady Macbeth or Macbeth).
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1-27
What is the significance here?
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6
36-41
What is the tone of Lennox's speech?
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What specifically is the state of Scotland?
A.
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51-64
51-64
What does Macbeth's diction convey about his character?
What is he willing to see happen to satisfy his curiosity? What are the
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2
8-16
three apparitions Macbeth sees? What is the final fourth vision?
Are we (the audience) supposed to be critical of Lady Macduff's opinion
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62-64
of Macduff? Why or why not?
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61-156
What lesson does Macduff's son seem to have learned?
Malcolm puts Macduff to a test. What does Malcolm say about himself,
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1
1-72
then what does he reveal? Why would he test Macduff like this?
Another very famous scene. What do Lady Macbeth's words reveal
about her state of mind? How has she evolved over the course of the
play?
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75-78
What is the doctor's assessment of Lady Macbeth? In other words, what
does he think is wrong with her?
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22-25
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3
Why is Macbeth an ineffective leader?
1-32
What do Macbeth's words imply about his state of mind? How has he
evolved over the course of the play?
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4-10
What is Malcom's strategy? How does this relate to the witches'
premonition?
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9-17
Why isn't Macbeth startled by the cry he hears? How would he have
reacted to the same cry at the beginning of the play? How do you
account for this change?
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19-31
Some of the play's most famous lines. How does Macbeth react to his
wife's death? Explain. Macbeth comments on human mortality here. In
your own words, write what he says about human existence, using his
main metaphor.
11-20
How does the witches' final prophesy come true?
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21-39
The prophecies have all come true (like so many fortune-tellers, the
Weird Sisters were masters of doublespeak, either too literal or too
metaphorical, so Macbeth heard what he wanted to hear). So why, when
he acknowledges that they have come true, does Macbeth decide to "try
the last"? What does Macbeth's fickle attitude toward fate vs. free will
reveal about him as a character? About the play's larger message or
meaning?
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Macbeth is dead, Malcolm will be king. Order has been restored to
Scotland. Make an interpretive statement about what this final
restoration of the kingdom reveals about the play.

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