What name is Macbeth known by at the end of Act 3?
- Brave Macbeth
- The Tyrant
- Worthy Thane
- The Traitor
Banquo muses that Macbeth may do anything to make sure he maintains power Act III is a turning point in Macbeth's life as he solidifies his plans for the throne and faces inner turmoil. His decision to have Banquo and Fleance killed represents a shift in his willingness to make immoral decisions, and a change in the way he communicates with Lady Macbeth Macbeth hallucinates at the banquet, seeing Banquo's ghost Macduff suspects Macbeth's involvement in the deaths of Duncan and Banquo, and makes public moves to oppose Macbeth Hecate chastises the witches for meddling with Macbeth and says she will take over with him.
Summary/Analysis of Act III
Upon whose head did the witches place a "fruitless crown"?
When Macbeth says, "full of scorpions is my mind", what do you think he means?
Tragic Flaw/Hamartia: A flaw in the character of the protagonist in a tragedy, which leads to the protagonist's downfall. Conflict: A struggle between opposing forces in a literary work. Foreshadowing: A literary device used to hint at upcoming events in a story.
In Act 3 of Macbeth, was Macbeth's decision to murder Banquo driven by his ambition or by fear?
"The worm that's fled/hath nature that in time will venom breed" is about...
How do the witches' prophecies influence Macbeth's decision-making in Act 3?
What themes are present in Act 3 of Macbeth?
10. Personalised Feedback
In Act 3 of Macbeth, how does Macbeth's relationship with Lady Macbeth change and what role does it play in the development of the plot?
What moral choices did Macbeth make in Act 3 and why?
Why is Macduff's decision to reject Macbeth's invitation so significant?