1st 2016 Nathan Peters Article 4 Act 3 Climax and MB's Fatal Flaw
A Coggle Diagram about Scene II (LadyMB "Tis safer to be that which we destroy/ Than by destruction dwell in doubtful joy. (3.2.6-7, MB: "Be innocent of the knowledge, dearest chuck, / Till thou applaud the deed." (3.2.44-45), LMB: "How now, my lord? Why do you keep alone, / Of sorriest fancies your companions making, / Using those thoughts which should indeed have died / With them they think on? Things without all remedy / Should be without regard. What's done is done. (3.2.8-12), MB: "O, full of scorpions is my mind, dear wife!" (3.2.35), MB: "Ere we will eat our meal in fear, and sleep / In the affliction of these terrible dreams / That shake us nightly" (3.2.17-19), MB "Better be with the dead,/ Whom we, to gain our peace, have sent to peace" (3.2.19-20) and MB: "There shall be done / A deed of dreadful note." (3.2.42-43)), Scene IV (MB:"Then comes my fit again. I had else been / perfect, / Whole as the marble, founded as the rock, / As broad and general as the casing air. / But now I am cabined, cribbed, confined, bound in / To saucy doubts and fears.--But Banquo's safe?(3.4.21-25), MB:"What man dare, i dare. / Approach thou like the rugged Russian bear, / The armed rhinoceros, or th'Hyrcan tiger; / Take any shape but that, and my firm nerves / Shall never tremble. Or be alive again / And dare me to the desert with thy sword. / If trembling I inhabit then, protest me / The baby of a girl. Hence horrible shadow! / Unreal mockery, hence!(3.4.99-109), "O, proper stuff! This is the very painting of your fear. / This is the air drawn dagger which you said / Led you to Duncan.
(3.4.60-63), MB:"How say'st thou that Macduff denies his person / At our great bidding?" / LMB:"Did you send to him, sir?" / MB:"I hear it by the way; but I will send. / There's not a one of them but in his house" (3.4.128-132) and "I will tomorrow / (And bedtimes I will) to the Weird Sisters. / More shall they speak. (3.4.132-134)), Scene I (Macbeth: "to be thus is nothing but to be safely thus" (3.1 48-49) , "our fears in Banquo stick deep.... "tis much he dares" (3.1. 48-50), Banquo: Thou hast it now: king, Cawdor, Glamis, all, As the weird women promised, and I fear
Thou played’st most foully for’t. (3.1.1-3) and Macbeth: (to the murders) "I will put that business in your bosoms / Whose execution takes your enemy off, / Grapples you to the heart and love us,/ Who wear our health but sticky in his life,/ Which in his death were perfect" (3.1. 103-107) ), Scene III (Banquo: "It'll be rain tonight"
1st Murderer: "Let it come down"
(3.3.16-17), 3rd Murderer: "There's but one down. The son is fled." (3.3.20) and 1st Murderer: "Who did bid thee join with us?"
3rd Murderer: "Macbeth"
(3.3.1-2)), Scene V (usually left out of play) Hectate yells at the witches for not including her, we also learn that the witches motivation has been for a "wayward son" (3.5.11) and Scene VI (usually spread out somewhere in the play) 2 lords discuss the state of Scotland under MB (one thinks it's good the other thinks it's bad)