RL.1. Analyze a theme’s development over the course of a text. Analyze how a theme emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details.
..."He shall spurn fate, scorn death, and bear His hopes 'bove wisdom, grace,and fear."
RL.2 Analyze what the text says explicitly. Analyze inferences drawn from the text. Cite specific and relevant textual evidence to support analyses.
"Are you a man?" (3.4.58)
Act 3, scene 3, line 18. As shown above, the 3 murderers have killed Banquo, proving their loyalty to Macbeth. However, failed to kill any witnesses, in this case Fleance, his son, who escapes unharmed.
RL.4 Analyze the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings
"...the seeds of Banquo kings." (3.1.69)
Act 3, scene 5, lines 30-31. In the scene above, Hecate (speaker) finds out of when the witches did not consult her in telling Macbeth the prophecy. Which leads Hecate to decide Macbeth's final future life, since she does not like him, it will not be pleasant.
RL.4Analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning Analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on tone.
"You must leave this." (3.2.34)
Act 3, scene 4, line 58. After being informed of Banquo's death, Macbeth freaks out during the dinner scene. Lady Macbeth pulls him aside to keep him from embarrassing himself.
Conclusion/work on adding 4 category level (on the rubric) to your project.
"...Only I say Things have been strangely borne." (3.6.2-3)
Act 3, scene 1, line 69. In the scene above, Macbeth is reflecting on his actions and realizing that he could be inevitably leading himself to the end of his reign.
Act 3, scene 2, act 34-35. After jumping back and forth in his thoughts, Macbeth begins to deeply fear what the future has to hold and in order to calm him down, Lady Macbeth tries to get Macbeth out of his downward spiral.
"O, full of scorpions is my mind, dear wife!" (3.2.35)
Act 3, scene 1, lines 2-3. To finalize act 3, Lennox (speaker) and a Lord, exchanging their suspicions of what has lately been going on.