As we read Act 3 think about the following:
- the relationship between Banquo and Macbeth?
- the relationship between Macbeth and Lady Macbeth?
Shakespeare’s choice of imagery is deliberate. It is essential that you can perform close, word-level analysis to show your reader how the imagery operates in the text to illuminate the ideas. Below is a series of images that are suggested by the language in Act 3. For each image, find the relevant quotation/s and provide and explanation of the significance of the image. Who or what does it relate to and how does it help to highlight something for the audience?