Flashcards in act 4 macbeth Deck (46)
what is an apparition
something that the witches call out of the cauldron
who is the thane of fife
what is the 1st apparition
armed head- macduff
most significant thing that is thrown by the witches into the cauldron
"finger of birth-strangled babe ditch delivered by a drab"
finger of a baby strangled by a prostitute
"something wicked this way comes"
what is the wicked thing?
in scene 1, macbeth goes on a tirade against the witches saying that he doesn't care __________
as long as he gets an ______
what happens to the world as long as he gets an answer
castle of king
Dunsinane hill is surrounded by
Great Birnam wood
child crowned- Malcom- crown on head, tree in hand
2 things that make macbeth feel indestructible
witches say that he can't be harmed by someone born by a woman
he cannot die until the woods around the castle move.
8 kings + banquo
who are the 8 kings
what is the 8th king holding
"infected by the air whereon they ride, and damned all those that trust them!"
macbeth to lennox
irony- macbeth trusts the witchse
Edge of the sword means
"From this moment
the very firstlings of my heart shall be
the firstlings of my hand. And eve now,
to crown my thoughts with acts, be it thought and done!"
he is going to kill macduff's family.
thoughts v.s. action
ross tries to defend who
lady macduff thinks that macduff is a
macduff doesn't act with wisdom as he leaves
his family behind
"he wants the natural touch. for the poor wren,
the most diminutive of birds will fight,her young ones in her nest, agasint the owl."
lady macduff to ross
son is _____ and wise about how many honest men there are in the world
"fathered he is, and yet he's fatherless"
lady macduff about macduff's son
give a detailed death count
--macdonwald killed by MB in battle
--thane of cawdor executed for being a traitor (duncan's orders)
--Duncan killed by macbeth for his crown
--2 guards by macbeth for cover up
--banquo by murderes hired by MB
--(fleance escapes= death was ordered)
pet name for lady macduff to her son
"each new morn
New widows howl, new orphans cry, new sorrows"
macduff to malcolm
dramatic ironic because he is talking about widows and he has just become one but he doesn't know it yet
"he hath not touched you yet"
malcolm to macduff
dramatic irony because we know macduff's family is dead
who should kill macbeth
"to offer up a weak, poor, innocent lamb
to appease an angry god"
malcolm to macduff