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Glamis and Thane of Cawdor The greatest is behind...
...Do you not hope your children shall be kings, when those that gave me the Thane of Cawdor, promised no less to them.

Act I Scene 3
~Macbeth is questioning if Banquo wantes what the prophecy has promised
...Present fears
Are less than horribel imaginings
My thought whose murder yet is but fantastical shakes so my single state of manthat function is smothered in surmise and nothing but what is not

Macbeth Act I Scene 3
~thought of killing Duncan scares him but believes it is a good idea because the prophecy will come true
~Just named Thane of Cawdor
We will establish our estate upon our eldest Malcolm whom we name hereafter the Prince of Cumberland which honor must not unaccompanied ivest him only but signs of nobleness like stars shall shine on all deservers from hence to inverness and bind us further to you

Act 1 SCene 4
~king names son future king of Scotland
Roles of women
Anger and Violence
The raven himself is hoarse
That croaks the fatal enterance of Duncan Under my battlements. Come, you spirits that tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, and fill me, from the crown to the toe,top-full of direst cruelty! make thick my blood, stop up th' access and passage to remorse that no compunctious vistings of nature sake my fell purpose nor keep peace between th' effect and it!

Lady Macbeth
to herself
wants to be strong enough emotionally to kill duncan
If it were done tis done then twere well it were done quickly.

talking about eh assassination of Duncan
I am settle and bend up
Each corporal agent to this terrible feat. Away and mock the time with fairest show: False face must hide what false heart doth know.

Lady Macbeth
dont let on what happened dont appear quilty
Duncan is about to be murdered
"For brave Macbeth-well he deserves that name-Disdaining fortune,with his brandished steel,which smoked with bloody execution, like valor's minion carved out his passage Till he faced the slave; Which ne'er shook hands, nor bade farewell to him, Till he unseamed him from nave to the chops, And fixed his head upon our battlements."

Act I Scene 2
~Macdonwald has just been killed & king has named Macbeth Thane of Cawdor
I think not of them. yet when we can entreat an hour to serve we would spend it in some words upon that business, if you would grant me the time

tells him he does not think about the weird sisters but would like to meet with him
Is this a dagger which i see before me the handle toward my hand? Come let me clutch thee. I have thee not, and yet i see thee still. Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible to feeling as to sight or art thou but a dagger of the mind a false creation proceeding from the heat oppressed brain?
about to kill Duncan
sees invisible dagger and worries about killing duncan
“I go, and it is done: the bell invites me.
Hear it not, Duncan, for it is a knell
That summons thee to heaven, or to hell.”
going to go kill Duncan
“Still it cried “Sleep no more!’ to all the house:
‘Glamis hath murdered sleep and therefore Cawdor
Shall sleep no more: Macbeth shall sleep no more.’”
Lady Macbeth
just killed Duncan and is telling Lady Macbeth what he heard
Will all great Neptune’s ocean was this blood
Clean from my hand? No: this my hand will rather
The multitudinous seas incarbadine
Making the green one red.”
just killed Duncan
Duncan's blood is all over his hands
“Ring the alarum bell. Murder and Treason!
Banquo and Donalbain! Malcolm! Awake!
Shake off this drowsy sleep, death’s counterfeit,
And look down on death itself.”
just found king dead in his chamber
alerting everyone that the king has been killed
“Malcolm and Donalbain, the king’s two sons,
Are stol’n away and fled, which puts upon them
Suspicion of the deed.”
Malcolm and Donalbain fled because they feared they would be next
believes they killed their father since they fled
“Thou hast it now: King, Cawdor, Glamis, all
As the weird women promised, and I fear
Thou play’dst most, foully for ‘t.”
to himself
fears Macbeth is helping the prophecy
getting ready to go out
“Let every man be master of his time.”
lords and servants
telling them to do whatever they please till they meet at 7
trying to find Banquos plans to plot his murder
“”Our fears in Banquo stick deep,
And in his royalty of nature reigns that
Which would be feared.”
fears banquo knows his plan and his a threat
“We have scotched the snake, not killed it.”
Lady Macbeth
realizes that killing Duncan was just the beginning
plotting to kill Banquo
“O, treachery! Fly, good Fleance, fly, fly, fly!”
he is being murdered and telling his son to flee the scene
“I am in blood
Steeped in so far that, should I wade no more,…”
Lady Macbeth
so far in he can back just as tough as going forward
“As bythe strength of their illusion
Shall draw him on in his confusion.
He shal spurn fate, scorn death, and bear
His hopes ‘bove wisdom, grace and fear;
And you all know security
Is mortals’ chiefest enemy.”
tells them to play with Macbeth's head
confuse him
Something wicked this way comes.”
Second Witch
to the other witches
senses macbeth is coming
“Then live, Macduff: what need I fear of thee?
But yet I’ll make assurance double sure.
And take a bond of fate. Thou shalt not live;”
sees three apparitions
decides to kill Macduff
His flight was madness. When our actions do not,
Our fears do make us traitors.”
Lady Macduff
talking about how her husband his a traitor
Macduff just went to England to get help from Malcolm
But cruel are the times, when we are traitors
And do not know ourselves; when we hold rumor
From what we fear, yet know not what we fear,…”
Lady Macduff
foul is fair hard to stay and fight at the same time
“Let us rather
Hold fast the mortal sword, and like good men
Bestride our own down-fall’n birthdom.”
let us protect our country and kill for her
Macduff has come to Malcolm for help
“This time goes manly.
Come, we go to the King. Our power is ready;
Our lack is nothing but our leave.”
telling Macduff they are going to get teh king back
Look, how she rubs her hands.”
gentle woman
talking about how Lady Macbeth tries to wash her hands in her sleep
she is insane
“Out, damned spot! Out, I say!”
Lady Macbeth
to her hands
trying to wash "blood" from her hands
“What’s the boy Malcolm?
Was he not born of woman?…
‘Fear not, Macbeth; no man’s that born of a woman
Shall e’er have power upon thee.’”
boasting that he does not fear Malcolm and the army
“My way of life
Is fall’n into the sear, the yellow leaf,
And that which should accompany old age,
As honor, love, obedience, troops of friends,
I must not look to have.”
realizes he does not have the friends, honor and all the things he should have at his age
near death
war preperations
“Let every soldier hew him down a bough
And bear ‘t before him. Thereby shall we shadow
The numbers of our host, and make discovery
Err in report to us.”
they will make the Birnam woods travel to Dunsinane by hiding behind the branches
“Out, out, brief candle!”
Lady Macbeth has killed herself
Light = life
no one lives forever
“Hail, King! for so thou art: behold where stands
Th’usurper’s cursed head.”
Macbeth has been killed and Malcolm is now the king
Macbeth's head on stake
“It will have blood, they say; blood will have blood.”
Lady Macbeth
killing will only bring more killing
just killed Banquo