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Macbeth-Act I Objective: Students will review important sections of Act I, Scenes I-VII Agenda for January 28, 2015 1.Macbeth Act I Quiz 2.Review Quiz 3.Key Scenes
Duncan’s sons Malcom and Donalbain along with a captain of the Scottish army recall Macbeth’s bravery during the fight Duncan executes the Thane of Cawdor for his betrayal Names Macbeth Thane of Cawdor What does this say about Duncan and his idea of loyalty?
King Duncan meets Macbeth and officially gives him his new title – Thane of Cawdor Also names Malcolm Prince of Cumberland Macbeth is not happy about that Realizes he will either have to step over Malcolm or give up.
Thought Questions “ Stars, hide your fires;/Let not light see my black and deep desires./The eye wink at the hand, yet let that be/ Which the eye fears, when it is done, to see.” – One of the most important lines in the play. – What does it mean?
Lady Macbeth enters reading a letter telling her the news A messenger enters telling her the King will be coming for a celebration visit. She begins to convince Macbeth to murder King Duncan Feels they deserve to rule because both fate and witchcraft said so Lady Macbeth starts saying some very interesting things….
Thought Questions “Yet do I fear thy nature;/It is too full o' th' milk of human kindness.” What is Lady Macbeth saying?
“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.” Say whaaaat….?
Macbeth feels it best that he murder Duncan quickly. Nervous because he is both the king’s host and loyal subject. Lady Macbeth is afraid he will not go through with the plan Let’s take a look at her “manipulation” Open to page 41