2In Scene 1, where do the witches plan to meet again, and why?
3answerThe Witches plan to meet Macbeth on the heath and prophesize his fate. Their intentions are to cause harm.
4What news about Macbeth does the bloodstained captain bring to the king in Scene 2?
5answerMacbeth has beheaded Macdonwald and joined Banquo to fight.
6What does the king determine to do for Macbeth? Why?
7answerKing Duncan wants to give Cawdor’s title/land to Macbeth as a reward for saving the nation.
8What do the witches tell Macbeth in Scene 3? What do they tell Banquo?
9answerThe witches name Macbeth Thane of Glamis and Cawdor and “king hereafter.”They tell Banquo he will be greater than Macbeth, but not as great, happier than Macbeth, but not as happy, and that his descendants will be kings even though he (Banquo) will not be a king.
10What are Lady Macbeth’s plans for King Duncan when he visits the castle?