Macbeth Act II and III English 12 Warm Up • Motif-a recurring subject, theme, idea, etc., especially in a literary, artistic, or musical work. • Name some motifs we have seen in Macbeth. Act I Recap • Witches planning evil involving Macbeth • Battlefield-Norway vs. Scotland-Macbeth proves himself in battle • Traitor Thane of Cawdor executed-Macbeth takes his place. • Witches tell Macbeth he will be Thane of Cawdor and eventually king/Banquo’s son will be king. Act I Recap • Witches' Thane of Cawdor prophecy comes true • Macbeth sends word to his wife/King Duncan will be staying the night in his castle. • Lady Macbeth decides they must kill the King/makes a plan • She manipulates Macbeth by questioning his manhood • By end of Act I, Macbeth is determined to carry out the plan Act I Scene 6 Pages 332-333 19. What is ironic about Banquo’s comments about Macbeth’s castle? (Lines 3-6) This guest of summer, The temple-haunting martlet, does approve By his loved mansionry that the heaven’s breath Smells wooingly here He is describing Macbeth’s castle as beautiful, when it really is the home of a murderous couple. Act I Scene 7 Pages 333-335 20. What do subjects owe their king? What do hosts owe their guests? (Lines 12-16) • A subject should always honor their king. As, a host it should be Macbeth’s job to protect Duncan from all harm. Act I Scene 7 Pages 333-335 21. How does this image contribute to the atmosphere? (Lines 56-58) I would while it was smiling in my face; Have plucked my nipple from his boneless gums, And dashed the brains out, It darkens the atmosphere, and shows the couple’s plans to be horrible and unnatural. Act I Scene 7 Pages 333-335 22. How does Shakespeare show a change in Macbeth’s character at this point in the play? (Lines 81-82) Away and mock the time with fairest show: False face must hide what the false heart doth know. The courageous war hero has become like his wife: someone who acts kind in public, but is privately plotting evil deeds. Lady Macbeth Soliloquy • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xHlngY6 Bgk • 2:20-4:15 Lady Macbeth’s Soliloquy (Mr. Baun Version) The evil bird’s croaking is the perfect sound for Duncan’s deadly visit to our castle. I call on you, dark spirits; murderous spirits. I no longer want to be sweet and nice like some ladies. I want these spirits to make me cruel and ruthless from my head down to my toes. Thicken my blood so I am not able to feel bad about the murder I am involved in. I want no natural feelings of pity to distract me from the foul deeds I must do. Lady Macbeth’s Soliloquy (Mr. Baun Version) Come to my breast, and replace the milk with envy and hatred. They will fuel my murderous plot. Make me like other cold-blooded killers, who secretly serve evil forces. Please give me the darkest night, and the thickest, blackest smoke from the pits of hell. I hope the night covers me from the sins I am committing. I do not want to see the stab wound, and I do not want thoughts of God to distract me from what I must do. Let’s take a closer look! • In groups of two or three, rewrite each section of Lady Macbeth’s soliloquy in your own words. • When finished answer this question in COMPLETE SENTENCES on the back of your paper: Did breaking the soliloquy down in sections help you make sense of the language? Why? Quiz • • • • Multiple Choice True or False Vocabulary Short answer • Shakespeare’s background • Reading comprehension • Literary elements(the definitions you have been writing down on the back of your packets) Warm Up • Take a few minutes to study for the quiz. Act II, Scenes 1-2 • Listen to the audio recording of Act II, Scenes 1-2. • Follow along in your book. • http://www.wiredforbooks.org/shakespeare/ Act II, Scenes 1-2 Recap • Banquo and his son, Fleance are walking through the castle at night/ Banquo admits to sleeping problems • Enter Macbeth/Banquo tells him that he had a dream about the witches. Macbeth claims he has not thought about it too much. • Banquo and Fleance exit. Macbeth hallucinates a dagger floating through the air. Act II, Scenes 1-2 Recap • Bell tolls signaling the chamberlains are asleep/Macbeth walks towards Duncan’s chambers. • Lady Macbeth enters • Macbeth comes out of the chamber covered in blood/says the deed is done. • Macbeth forgets to leave the daggers, and refuses to go back to the room. • Lady Macbeth goes into plant the daggers/calls Macbeth a coward • Lady Macbeth takes her husband back to their chambers to wash off the blood. Assignment • In 75-100 words, write a brief summary of Act II, Scenes 1-2 in your own words. Write it in complete sentences. Mind Playing Tricks On Me • Listen to the song • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjbRampe 4qE • Verse 1-How does Scarface’s paranoia relate to Macbeth? Give an example. • Verse 2-How does Willie Dee’s paranoia relate to Macbeth? Give an example. • Verse 3-How does Scarface’s paranoia relate to Macbeth? Give an example. Warm Up Macbeth really is in need of some comic relief, so…….. What is “comic relief”? Try to define it. Comic Relief • WRITE THIS DOWN!!!!!! • Comic Relief- comedic moment in serious piece of drama or literature. Act II, Scene 3 • Listen to Act II, Scene 3 • Follow along in your book. • http://www.wiredforbooks.org/shakespeare Act II, Scene 3 Recap • Goofy, drunk porter hears knocking/pretends to be gatekeeper of hell • Porter lets Macduff and Lennox in/they talk about drinking • Macduff discovers that the kings been murdered • Everybody is hysterical/Malcolm and Doanlbain(the king’s sons) are informed Act II, Scene 3 Recap • Lennox says it looks like the chamber attendants committed the murder • Macbeth claims that in his fury he killed the the attendants. • Banquo says that they should investigate the matter further. • Malcolm and Donalbain are afraid/They run away. Write Your Own Scene 3 • • • • • • • You will be assigned to a group of 5 Pick parts Read through scene in your group Simple translation Appoint a writer and director Put your translation into your own words Direct it! Who stands where? Who leaves the stage and when? • Bring a prop • Rehearse and perform Group Grade • • • • • • Assign yourself parts- 5 points Read through- 5 points Simple Translation-5 Points-will be turned in Modern Translation-5 Points-will be turned in Prop-5 points Final Performance-5 Points Individual Grade • You will be graded individually as well. I will be watching to make sure that everybody is pulling their weight. • This will be reflected on your individual characters translation when you turn it in. Period 1 Groups Group 1 Mustaafa Brandy Michelle Jasmin Niyimah Group 2 Jocelyn Shadayia Oshea Jen Jenna Carmin Group 3 Lyeisha Taylor Sean Hope Deandra Group 4 Mikala Kayla Anna Maya Joe Erin Group 5 Helena Anthony Daraya Kaloni Gabby Period 2 Groups Group 1 Joey Raven Tasia Rachel Justin P Brandon Group 2 Justin L Anthony Nichole Jessica Teshaia Jalen Group 3 Shaun Shad Amanda Kirsten Tieriq Group 4 Katrina Samson Dante Azariah Shavon Group 5 Jamal Alec Brittany Tevaya Josh Period 5 Groups Group 1 Mona Zain Daesha DJ Tiffany Joe Group 2 Calvin Monica Sara Rob Micah Emilio Group 3 Alex Chris Sam Ryason John Tanisha Anthony Warm Up • Do you believe in Karma(what goes around comes around)? Why or why not? • Predictions for Macbeth? Project: Day 1 • Break into your assigned groups • Pick your parts: 1. Porter/Lady Macbeth 2. Lennox/Donalbain 3. Macbeth/Malcolm 4. Macduff 5. Banquo • Read through the scene in your group. • Begin work on simple translation (tell me what the characters are saying). Project: Day 2 • Finish work on simple translation. This will be turned in as a rough draft. • Appoint a writer and a director • Put your translation in your own words (modern day English). • Begin directing the scene. Who stands where? Who leaves the stage? • Pick a prop for your scene Project: Day 3 • Rehearse scene • Perform!!!!! Warm Up • Do you believe in Karma(what goes around comes around)? Why or why not? • Predictions for Macbeth? Theme • Theme- A central topic, concept, or subject addressed in a story. • Themes from Macbeth? Themes • • • • • Ambition Fate Violence Manhood And… Nature as a Theme The night has been unruly. Where we lay, Our chimneys were blown down, and, as they say Lamentings heard I’ th’ air, strange screams of death… Some say the earth was feverous and did shake (Lennox) Extra Credit Opportunities • Canned Food Drive-2 Points a can(5 can-10 point max) • Essay-Write a 200 word typed essay on who is the play’s hero and villain up to this point. Why do you think this?(10 Points) Act II, Scene 4 • Follow along in the book as we listen to the scene. • Think about nature as a central theme in Macbeth. Nature as a Theme Continued • In medieval times, it was believed that the health of a country was directly related to the goodness of its king. • If the King was good and just, then the nation would have good harvests and good weather. • When Macbeth murders Duncan, he disrupts the social and political order. • Nature goes haywire. How has nature gone haywire in scene 4? • It’s daytime, but it’s dark outside. • An owl killed a falcon. • Duncan’s horses behaved wildly and ate each other. Frogs(1972) • Watch the preview for Frogs. • How does nature play similar role in this film? • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dzl1RkBx NsY Act II Summary • Macbeth sees the bloody dagger, leading him to Duncan’s room. • Macbeth forgets to leave the daggers/His manhood is questioned/Lady Macbeth takes care of it. • Duncan’s body discovered/ everyone is hysterical. • Macbeth says he killed the guards in his fury. • Malcolm and Donalbain are afraid/They leave scotland. For the rest of the period • Finish questions in Act II packet. • Write an 150 word essay: What do you think is going to happen to Macbeth? Will he live or die? If he dies, who is going to kill him. Why do you think this? Be specific. Warm Up Do you think Macbeth can handle being the king? Why or why not? Act 3 Scene 1 • Watch video and follow along in your book • Consider Macbeth’s ambition. Write a few sentences about how it is leading to his downfall. Act 3, Scene 1 Summary • Banquo asks if Macbeth’s prophecy came true, why not his? • Macbeth invites Banquo to dinner/he accepts • Everybody leaves/Macebth soliloquy:Banquo is the only man in Scotland he fears • Two murderers enter/ Macbeth convinces them that Banquo has wronged them in the past/Questions their manhood • Murderers are convinced/They agree to kill Banquo and his son, Fleance. Act 3, Scene 2 • Watch the scene and follow along in your book. • Answer this Question in one or two complete sentences: How has Macbeth and his wife switched roles? Act 3, Scene 2 Summary • Lady Macbeth is upset/tells servant to get her husband • Macbeth is also upset/feels that their work in not finished because there are still threats to the crown • Macbeth tells his wife that he has planned “a deed of dreadful note”. • Macbeth urges his wife to be nice to Banquo at dinner so he feels safe. Art Inspired by Macbeth Review • These paintings are inspired by specific moments in Macbeth. • Take a minute to answer both of these questions 1. Identify the character(s) 2. What is happening in the painting?(complete sentence) Warm Up • “More money, more problems”; Do you agree or disagree? Act 3, Scene 3 • Watch and follow along in your book. The Third Murderer 7. Why does Shakespeare hide the identity of this mysterious third murderer? (Lines 1-4) Shakespeare hides the identity of the third murderer to show the reader just how paranoid and power obsessed Macbeth really is. He obviously did not trust the two murderers to get the job done, so he secretly hired a third. Act 3, Scene 3 Summary • Murderers wait for Banquo/They are joined by a mysterious third murderer • They kill Banquo • Fleance escapes Act 3 Scene 4 • Follow along in your book as you watch scene 4. Act 3, Scene 4 Summary • Macbeth is having a party to celebrate • First Murderer tells Macbeth that they killed Banquo but Fleance got away • Macbeth sees Banquo’s ghost/flips out • Everybody leaves • Macbeth says he is suspicious Macduff because a spy told him that Macduff is avoiding them • Macbeth says he is going to see the witches tomorrow/want to know more about the future. Allusion • Write this definition on the back of your packet. • Allusion-A reference in a film, piece of music, or literary work to another literary work. • The works of Shakespeare and The Holy Bible are most alluded to literary works; so much so that writers, artists, musicians etc often reference Shakespeare without even knowing it. Allusions to Macbeth • Looney Tunes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bm36iZ6_Aw • Answer question: How is this like Macbeth? Name one point. Allusions to Macbeth • Kanye http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=354DRrfhUh I • Answer question: How is this song like Macbeth? Name one point. Allusions to Macbeth • Jimmy Neutron • Answer question: How is this like Macbeth? Name one point. http://www.nick.com/videos/clip/out-darnspotlight-full-episode-1.html Allusions to Macbeth • Men of Respect (1991) • Answer question: How is this like Macbeth? Name two points. • http://www.fandango.com/movietrailer/menofrespect-trailer/18150 Macbeth Act 3, Scene 5 • Tomorrow we will read Act 3, Scene 5 Period 1 First WitchHectatePeriod 2 First WitchHectatePeriod 3 First WitchHectate- Warm Up • Do you believe in ghosts? Why or why not? Mind Playing Tricks On Me • Listen to the song/Watch Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1dxuK8 MNRA&feature=related • Verse 1-How does Scarface’s paranoia relate to Macbeth? Give an example. • Verse 2-How does Willie Dee’s paranoia relate to Macbeth? Give an example. • Verse 3-How does Scarface’s paranoia relate to Macbeth? Give an example. Act 3, Scene 5 • Follow along in the text as your classmates read. Act 3, Scene 5 Summary • Witches meet with Hectate, the goddess of witchcraft • She’s mad/Wishes that witches would have involved her in their Macbeth mischief • She declare that she is now in charge of this mischief • She says Macbeth will visit tomorrow and that they must summon visions and spirits to confuse him more. • Hectate vanishes Act 3, Scene 6 • Listen to Act 3, Scene 6 and follow along in your book. Act 3, Scene 6 Summary • Lennox walks with a lord • Lennox says Banquo’s murder has been blamed on Fleance, his son • But both suspect Macbeth in the murders of Duncan and Banquo/They call Macbeth a tyrant • The lord says Macduff has gone to England where he will join Malcolm, and ask King Edward for aid in fighting against Macbeth. • News of this plot cause Macbeth to prepare for war. • Lennox and the lord agree that they hope Macduff can save Scotland from Macbeth. For the rest of the period Complete Macbeth Act 3 Vocabulary Worksheet.