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banquo's son

fleanc

2

"and I fear thou play'dst most foully for't"
speaker?
meanign
what is it?

banquo
banquo is suspicious of macbeth
crown

3

what do banquo and macbeth go do

ride horses

4

"I wish your horses swift and sure of foot, and so i do commend you to their back"
speaker?
FL?

macbeth to banquo
verbal irony
it means that macbeth wishes banquo a safe trip but it is ironic b/c macbeth is sending murderers.

5

sirrah=

address for a servant

6

fruitless crown =

no sons

7

"upon my head they placed a fruitless crown"

macbeth

8

parricide =

killing of a father

9

"to be thus is nothing, but to be safely thus"
speaker?
meaning?

macbeth
to be a king is nothing unless you are safe

10

"and put a ______ ____ in my gripe

barren scepter

11

mine eternal jewel =

soul

12

macbeth is saying that he didn't just give his "mine eternal jewel" to the devil to lose kingship to who

banquo's son

13

why is macbeth getting rid of banquo and fleance

to put safety in his mind

14

what did macbeth tell the murderes about banquo

that banquo is the reason for their troubles

15

"heavy hand hath bowed you to the grave and beggared yours for ever?"
speaker?
to who?
about?

macbeth to murderes about banquo

16

why can't macbeth order the death of banquo

they both have the same freinds and macbeth needs to keep those friends

17

"masking the business from the common eye for sundry weighty reasons"
speaker?
to who?
theme?

maccbeth to murderes
appearance v.s. reality

18

"tis safer to be that which we destroy than by destruction dwell in doubtful joy"
speaker?
to who?
theme?

lady macbeth to macbeth
theme of reversal
lady macbeth notices change in macbeth and is surprised by it

19

why does macbeth envy duncan

he can sleep

20

"In restless ectasy, duncan is in his grave; after life's fitful fever he sleeps well"
meaning
speaker

macbeth is jealous about duncan's peaceful sleep

21

vizards=

masks

22

"and make our faces vizards to our hearts, disguising what they are"
spekear
to who?
theme?

macbeth to lady macbeth
appearance v.s. reality

23

"be innocent of the knowledge, dearest chuck, till thou applaud the deed"

macbeth to lady macbeth
where he calls on dark spirits

24

chuck=

deragotary term for women

25

"things bad begun make strong themselves by ill. so prithee go with me

macbeth to lady macbeth

26

at the end of scene 2 there is a comparison between

macbeth now calling on dark spirits ( seeling night) and lady macbeth being shocked to page 340 where lady macbeth calls on dark spirits.

27

what is the technical climax

act 3 scene 3

28

what happens in the technical climax

murderes kill banquo, fleance escapes

29

"o, treachery! fly, good fleance, fly, fly, fly!
thou mayst revenge. O slave!"

banquo

30

"we have lost best half of our affair"
speaker?
meaning?

second murderer
fleance ( the object to kill) has escaped

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