10 Answered Questions for the topic Macbeth


How is Lady Macbeth portrayed as evil in Macbeth?

So far I have her manipulation of Macbeth, and defiance of traditional gender roles?
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What does the quote below reveal about Macbeth's state of mind in this scene (Act 2, Scene 1)?

" Or art thou but A dagger of the mind, a false creation, Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain? "

What makes the conclusion of Macbeth less than satisfying or seem fully resolved?

By the end of Macbeth, the rightful owner of the crown is made king of Scotland and Macbeth is dead--the audience should be rejoicing. What is it about this play and its themes that make the... more


Why does Macbeth move to and fortify Dunsinane?

The witches tell Macbeth that he will be defeated only if Birnam Wood comes to Dunsinane. This should give Macbeth a very good reason to *avoid* Dunsinsane, so that his enemies never focus on it.... more


Is Macbeth or Lady Macbeth the real villain in Shakespeare's play?

In Shakespeare's play *Macbeth*, it is Macbeth himself, the eponymous antihero, who meets the witches upon the heath and first conceives the idea to murder his king. It is he who kills Duncan,... more


Macbeth English 12 assignment

1.) Compare and contrast The Weird Witches and Lady Macbeth with key quotes?2.) What mood is present in the scene with lady Macbeth and her son in Act 4?

What reference is Shakespeare making in Act 2 Scene 2 of Macbeth?

In Act 2 Scene 2 of *Macbeth* there is this line. > What hands are here? Ha! They pluck out mine eyes. Someone two days ago told me this is a reference to a different piece of literature. I... more


Did Lady Macbeth communicate signs of her instability prior to the blood scene?

I'm looking back on Macbeth, and I'm wondering something that's piqued my interest again. There's a very well-known scene in Macbeth: the blood-spot scene, the hand-washing scene, and other such... more


What are the literary techniques in Macbeth's letter?

I am writing about his ambition leading to his inability to see the negatives of the prophecy, what are the literary devices or techniques in this quote from his letter to lady macbeth?"my dearest... more


What are some language techniques Shakespeare uses in Macbeth to show that lady macbeths is responsible for her own downfall?

i need some help on some language techniques that involve lady Macbeths downfall, i know there is imagery but i cant think of any others or examples for them. 

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