"O, Treachery! Fly, good Fleance, fly ,fly ,fly!"
RL.1. Analyze a theme’sdevelopment over the course ofa text. Analyze how a themeemerges and is shaped andrefined by specific details.
"We have scorched the snake, not killed it." (3.2.15)
RL.2 Analyze what the textsays explicitly. Analyzeinferences drawn from thetext. Cite specific andrelevant textual evidence tosupport analyses.
"How, now my Lord? Why do you keep alone, of sorriest fancies your companions making, using those thoughts which should indeed have died" (3.2.8-10)
"You shall offend him and extend his passion." (3.4.57)
In Act III,
RL.4 Analyze the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings
"Whole as the marble, founded as the rock..."
The theme of this act is ambition. Macbeth's guilty conscious about murdering King Duncan pushes him to commit another one. In scene 2, Macbeth says, " And with thy bloody and invisible hand cancel and tear to pieces that great bond." (3.2.47-48). This text is explaining how Macbeth wants to ruin Banquo's life and how he wants him dead.
RL.4Analyze the cumulativeimpact of specific word choiceson meaning Analyze thecumulative impact of specificword choices on tone.
"Command upon me, to the which my duties are with a most indissoluble tie forever knit." (3.1.17-18)
"Than by destruction dwell in doubtful joy." (3.2.7)
In Act III, Lady Macbeth reveals her more weak and sensitive side. She says, " Nought's had, all's spent where our desire is got without content." (3.2.4-5). In this text, Lady Macbeth is expressing her sorrows and finally giving us a glimpse of her weaker side. Her sensitivity becomes her weakness as her guilt starts to kick in, and at the end of this act, she eventually falls into madness and despair. Overall, Lady Macbeth was not happy with her life at the beginning of Act III.
Conclusion/work on adding 4 category level (on the rubric) to your project.
"Approach thou like the rugged Russian bear." (3.4.100)
For Act III, I found a simile that reads, : Whole as the marble, founded as the rock, as broad and general as the casing air. But now I am cabined, cribbed,confined..." (3.4.23-25). Macbeht