Warm Up: Let’s talk about Lady Macbeth!
What do you think she has been up to this whole time?
We know that Macbeth is an ineffective leader, but what about Lady Macbeth? Does she have the qualities to make a good queen?
Literature Focus: Macbeth
Read Act 5, Scene i: Special Focus-Lady Macbeth
Find TWO lines that refer to blood. Use a quote to support your answer.
How has Lady Macbeth’s stance on the issue of blood changed? In other words, how does she feel differently about it now than she did earlier in the play?
How would you characterize Lady Macbeth at this point in the play? How is she similar or different to Macbeth?
Act 5, Scene I Film Analysis: Focus on Directorial Choices
Homework: Finish Act 5, scenes 1-3 and packet