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What does Banquo think of the weird sisters?
125-129). In other words, he fears that perhaps the sisters are motivated by some evil purpose and have told Macbeth one small truth in order to compel Macbeth and Banquo to believe bigger lies so that the men can be lead more easily to their own destruction.
What does Banquo say about the witches appearance?
Banquo describes the witches when he first encounters them as withered and dressed wildly: “wither’d and wild in their attire.” He says they don’t look like earthly creatures: “they look not like th’ inhabitants o th’ earth.” He asks if they are alive, which indicates that he thinks they may be ghosts or spirits.
What does Thou hast it now King Cawdor Glamis all as the weird women promised and I fear Thou played St most foully for t mean?
At the beginning of Act 3, Banquo, in a brief soliloquy says, “Thou hast it now – King, Cawdor, Glamis, all, As the Weird Women promised; and I fear Thou play’dst most foully for’t.” He is saying that Macbeth (Thou) has seen all the witches’ prophecies come true, but he thinks that Macbeth played foul and committed …
What does Banquo say about the witches in Act 1?
This is where Banquo administers his warning, saying that sometimes evil works by trickery. He means that evil may tell truths and grant trifles in order to lure the innocent into great consequences of wrong and evil acts in order to have the greater promise that they now lust for.
What do the three weird sisters represent?
Analysis. The Three Witches represent evil, darkness, chaos, and conflict, while their role is as agents and witnesses.
What type of person is Banquo?
He is kind and caring, loyal and trustworthy. Like Macbeth he fights bravely for King Duncan but does not involve himself with the murder plot. When he and Fleance are attacked his first thought is to keep his son safe.
What does Thou hast mean?
From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English thou hastold use a way of saying ‘you have’ → hast.
What does Thou hast it now mean?
The words “thou has it now” refer to Macbeth’s title as king of Scotland, which was the position he desired that awakened his ambition. Betrayal is demonstrated by Macbeth’s foul play to attain the throne, which refers to his crime of assassinating King Duncan.