Sunday, May 22, 2011

The Virtuous Macbeth (Act I)

Post what you have found in Act I that reflects admirably on Macbeth's character.
Include who says the words, as well as the page and line number(s) on which they appear.
You may wish to go to youtube, and watch the interview with the porter.


  1. "Brave Macbeth" I,ii line 18 by the Captain
    "Noble Macbeth" I,ii line 78 by Duncan
    "In which addition, hail, most worthy thane, for it is thine." I,iii line 111-112 by Ross
    "worthy Macbeth we stay upon your leisure" I,iii line 165 by banquo

  2. Captain: "For brave Macbeth (well he deserves that name)." I,ii,line 18

    Duncan: "O valiant cousin, worthy gentleman!" I,ii, line 26

    Duncan: "...noble Macbeth hath won." I,ii, line78

    Ross: "And for earnest of a greater honor." I,iii, line109

    Ross: "...most worthy thane." I,iii,line 111

    Banquo: "worthy Macbeth..." I, iii, line 165

    Macbeth: "The service and the loyalty I owe..." I, iv, line 24

    Macbeth: " humbly take my leave."
    I,iv,line 53

    Lady Macbeth: "Yet do i fear thy nature: it is too full o' th' milk of human kindness to catch the nearest way. Thou wouldst be great, art not without ambition, but without the illness should attend it." I,v,lines 14-20

    Lady Macbeth: "wouldst not play false..." I,v,line 23

    Macbeth: "I dare do all that may become a man." I,vii,line 51

    Captain: "Yes, as sparrows eagles, or the hare the lion. If I say sooth, I must report they were as cannons overcharged with double cracks." I,ii,lines 39-41

  3. "all hail Macbeth! Hail thee Thane of Glamis"- first witch line 51
    "All hail Macbeth! Hail to thee, Thane of Cawdor!"- second witch line 52
    "All hail Macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter!"- third witch line 53
    "Glamis and Thane of Cawdore! The greatest is behind"- Macbeth line 125-126
    "I am Thane of Cawdor. If good, why do I yeild to that suggestion whose horrid image doth undid my hair and make my seated heart knock at my ribs against the use of nature?"- Macbeth line 145-150
    "my dull brain was wrought with things forgotten"- Macbeth line 166

  4. "Thane of glamis"-witch1 pg17 line51
    "My worthy cawdor"-duncan pg29 line53
    "Is not thy master with him"-lady macbeth pg33 line37
    "Worthy macbeth"-banquo pg25 line165

  5. "Worthy macbeth" Banquo I,iv line 165
    "Brave Macbeth" Captain I,ii line 18
    "Noble Macbeth" Duncan I,ii line 78
    "...hail, most worthy thane." Ross I,iii line 111
    "All hail, Macbeth!..." The three witches I,iii, lines 51, 52 and 53
    Stefanie Zapata

  6. Macbeth

    "For brave MACBETH(well he deserves that name)" pg9 Act 1 sc.2 line 18

    "What he hath lost, noble Macbeth hath won"
    pg 13 Act 1. sc3 line 78

    "In which addition on hail,most worthy thane, for it is thine"
    pg 21 Act 1. sc 3 line 78

    "worthy Macbeth, we stay upon your leisure"
    pg 25 Act,1 sc.4 line 165

  7. "For Brave Macbeth". Act 1 sc2 line 18

    "Noble Macbeth". Act 1 sc2 line 78

    "O valiant cousin, worthy gentleman!" Act 1 sc2, line 26

    "worthy Macbeth, we stay upon your leisure" Act 1 sc.4 line 165

    "All hail, Macbeth!..." The three witches Act1 sc3 lines 51, 52 and 53