Macbeth

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How does the Captain describe Macbeth at the start of the play?
'… brave Macbeth – well he deserves that name.' (I.2.16)
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How does Macduff refer to Macbeth at the end of the play?
'this dead butcher' (V.9.35)
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When Duncan arrives at Dunsinane, how does he describe Lady Macbeth?
'Fair and noble hostess’ (I.6.24)
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How does Macbeth imply that his wife is strong?
'Bring forth men children only!’ (I.7.72)
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How do the witches set the mood for the play?
‘Fair is foul, and foul is fair .’ (I.1.9)
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How does the third witch greet Macbeth?
Third witch: ‘All hail, Macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter!’ (I.3.49)
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What does Banquo think has caused the apparition of the witches?
Banquo: ‘the insane root/That takes the reason prisoner’ (I.3.83–4)
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What does Banquo say about Macbeth’s response to the witches’ prophecy?
Banquo: ‘I fear,/Thou play’dst most foully for’t’ (III.1.3)
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How does Macduff refer to Macbeth at the end of the play?

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'this dead butcher' (V.9.35)

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How does Macbeth imply that his wife is strong?

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