Act 1 Scene 5




  1. 1. Why does Lady Macbeth give Macbeth in the following lines:


Your face, my thane, is as a book where men

May read strange matters. To beguile the time,

Look like the time. Bear welcome in your eye,

Your hand, your tongue. Look like th' innocent flower,

But be the serpent under ’t. (I.v.61-66)


Lady Macbeth gives Macbeth the following lines because she wants Macbeth to appear innocent, however strike hard and kill Duncan.

  1. 2. Why does Lady Macbeth call upon spirits?


  1. 3. Who do you think has more power in Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s relationship? Explain.



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