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Act 1 scene 1: Rhyming couplet that shows that beautiful things can be ugly and visa versa.
"Fair is foul and foul is fair"
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Act 1 scene 2: Shows how Macbeth killed the traitor MacDonald.
"Unseamed him from the nave to th'chaps."
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Act 1 scene 3: Shows how the witches were insulted.
"Aroint thee"
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Act 1 scene 3: After the witches disappear, Banquo wonders whether they have gone mad.
"Have we eaten on the insane root"
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Act 1 scene 3: Macbeth is shocked by the thoughts that have come to his head.
"Whose horrid image doth unfix my hair".
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Act 1 scene 4: Duncan speaks of how much he trusted the treacherous Thane of Cawdor.
"He was a gentleman on whom I built my absolute trust".
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Act 1 scene 5: Lady Macbeth asks the agents of evil to make her less feminine, so that she can plot the murder.
"Unsex me here and fill me from the crown to the toe top full of direst cruelty"
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Act 1 scene 6: Ironically, Duncan thinks that Macbeth's castle seems a decent place to stay.
"This castle hath a pleasant seat"
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Act 1 scene 7: Macbeth considers that angles will broadcast the terrible murder of Duncan far and wide.
"Deep damnation of his taking off"
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Act 2 scene 1: Macbeth thinks that the dagger is all in his head because he is stressed.
"A dagger of the mind a false creation"
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Who are Scotland fighting at the beginning of the play?
Norway
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Which two Scottish nobles betray their King in this battle?
MacDonald and the Thane of Cawdor.
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What is it called when a character speaks their thoughts aloud?
Soliloquy.
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What does Lady Macbeth advise Macbeth to look like?
"Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent underneath".
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In act 1 scene 7 why doesn't Macbeth want to kill the king (give 3 reasons.)
He is the host and should protect him. They are related. He has been a honest and noble king.
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What does Duncan name Malcom as and what is the significance of this.
That Duncan's eldest son Malcom will be king. The prince of Cumberland. meaning that Macbeth will not become king.
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Act 3 scene 1:What has Macbeth told the murderers previously?
"Was it not yesterday we spoke together" "Whose heavy hand bowed you to the grave and beggared yours forever" Macbeth has told them that Banquo is a big traitor and should be killed he has persuaded them to kill Banquo.
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Act 3 scene 1:What is the point of the dog comparison?
"Greyhounds, mongrels, spaniels are clept all by the name of dogs" Macbeth is saying to them what kind of man are you dogs are classified and so are men are you a poodle of a a greyhound.
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Act 3 scene 1:What motivates the murderers?
"Whom the vile blows and buffets of the world hath so incen'sd that I am reckless what I do spite the world". They are saying that they are so sick of the life they are living and want to gamble of life and they are so angry at Banquo.
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Act 3 scene 1 Why doesn't Macbeth have Banquo killed publicly?
"I could with barefac'd power sweep him from my sight/ Yet I must not for certain friends that are both his and mine". Macbeth doesn't kill him because Banquo has common friends and if he killed him he would lose his social statu and he will be hated
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Act 3 scene 1:Why might Fleance only be mentioned at the end of the scene?
"Fleance his son that keeps him company whose absence is no less material to me/must embrace the fate of that dark hour". He is mentioned at the end because he knows they would not want to kill hims o he sealed the deal before he mentioned Fleance.
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Act 1:What does Lady Macbeth say when she receives Macbeth's letter after the witches prophecy's?
“Yet do I fear thy nature, It is too full o’ th’ milk of human kindness to catch the nearest way.” She is excited by the letter but fears that Macbeth is too ‘full of the milk of human kindness’ or of too good a nature.
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Act 1: What does Lady Macbeth say to Macbeth when convincing him to be the perfect host?
“Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under ‘t.” she is convincing her husband to pretend like a perfect host when King Duncan visits them to hide their true purpose of murdering Duncan.
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Act 2 scene 3: What does Donalbain say when their father is killed.
“There’s daggers in men’s smiles. The near in blood, The nearer bloody.”Donalbain suspects that the people who surround them and are acting kindly contain among them the person who murdered their father.
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Act 3 scene 2: Animal Imagery and regret and guilt quote.
"O full of scorpions is my mind" . Macbeth is saying that his mind is full of evil thoughts. Scorpions bring painful thoughts.
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Act 3 scene 2: Animal Imagery quote
"The shard born beetle with his drowsy hums"- Macbeth says this.
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Act 3 scene 2: Animal imagery quote
"We have scorch'd the snake not kill'd it." Although the snake represents Duncan and his male heirs Macbeth is thinking it as female. Macbeth has only solved half the problem because Banquo the next heir is still alive.
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Act 3 scene 2: Regret and guilt quote
"Duncan is in his grave/ he sleeps well"- Duncan even though dead his is sleeping well because he is in heaven whereas Macbeth is not sleeping well at all.
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Act 3 scene 2: Guilt and regret quote.
"Nought's had, all's spent where our desire is not without content" They have got what they desired but without gaining happiness meaning that they are better dead. They haven't gained anything.
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Act 1 scene 2: Shows how Macbeth killed the traitor MacDonald.

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"Unseamed him from the nave to th'chaps."

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Act 1 scene 3: Shows how the witches were insulted.

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Act 1 scene 3: After the witches disappear, Banquo wonders whether they have gone mad.

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Act 1 scene 3: Macbeth is shocked by the thoughts that have come to his head.

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