The lady in waiting is responsible for the health and well-being of her mistress. She reports any changes in her mistress’s condition to the appropriate authorities.
The lady in waiting reports that her mistress is sad and withdrawn since her husband died.
What does the gentlewoman report line 2 to the Doctor?
The gentlewoman tells the doctor that Lady Macbeth has been sleepwalking. She says that Lady Macbeth has been walking around in her sleep, and that she is worried about her.
The Doctor has been accompanying a Waiting-Gentlewoman who serves in the Macbeths’ household on her rounds for two nights now, but they have yet to see Lady Macbeth sleepwalking as she has been reported to be doing. The Waiting-Gentlewoman has told the Doctor that she has seen Lady Macbeth sleepwalking around the castle, but the Doctor has not been able to confirm this himself.
What does the Doctor tell the lady in Waiting to be watchful on Lady Macbeths behalf
The doctor tells the lady-in-waiting to be watchful on Lady Macbeth’s behalf for people with guilty and deranged minds who confess their secrets to their pillows as they sleep.
The Gentlewoman is indicating that Lady Macbeth has been sleepwalking. She will not report anything that Lady Macbeth has said in her sleepwalking state to the Doctor, as she has no witness to confirm her testimony. Carrying a taper (candlestick), Lady Macbeth enters sleepwalking.
What does the gentlewoman report to the doctor?
The gentlewoman is worried about Lady Macbeth’s sleepwalking and has summoned a doctor to observe her. Lady Macbeth enters, sleepwalking and carrying a candle. The gentlewoman reports that Lady Macbeth has been asking for a light by her bed all night and that she is acting strange.
The gentlewoman is afraid to tell the doctor what she’s heard Lady Macbeth say, because it’s incriminating and the gentlewoman is afraid to say anything against the Macbeths. Lady Macbeth appears to try and wash blood from her hands, and says enough for the doctor to realize she’s helped kill Duncan and others.
What lesson does Lady Macbeth teach us?
To be over-ambitious can lead to unrealistic expectations and disappointed. It is important to be aware of your skills, experience and resources when setting goals to ensure they are achievable. Sometimes, even though the means may not justify the end, it is still important to aim high and strive for success.
Macduff was born via Caesarean section and Macbeth found out about it just before he was slain. Macduff exclaimed that this made him even more of a man than Macbeth and Malcolm was hailed as the new King of Scotland.
Why is Lady Macbeth continually washing her hands
The hand-washing scene is one of the most famous in all of Shakespeare. It comes at the very end of the play, after Lady Macbeth has gone insane from all the guilt she feels for her role in the murders. The hand-washing is her way of trying to cleanse herself, but of course it doesn’t work. The bloodstains will never come out. This scene is Lady Macbeth’s downfall.
The doctor is reporting to Macbeth that his wife is not physically sick, but rather her mind is troubled by many dark thoughts. This is likely due to the stress and anxiety of the recent events in their lives.
Why does the doctor say of Lady Macbeth?
The doctor tells Macbeth that his wife is very ill and he cannot cure her. Macbeth is angry and doesn’t want to be bothered with this information.
The speaker in this passage is asking the doctor to give the person they are talking about a way to escape their current reality. They want the person to be able to forget their troubles and feel no pain. This could be done through medication or other means.
What secrets does Lady Macbeth reveal while sleepwalking
Nighttime is when people are the most vulnerable. They are tired and their guard is down. This is when sleepwalkers are most likely to engage in their activities.
For Lady Macbeth, sleepwalking provides an opportunity to reveal her involvement in Duncan’s murder and the lengths she went to in order to convince Macbeth to kill him. She also alludes to future murders, saying that she will have to wash her hands repeatedly to clean them of blood.
Sleepwalking can be a symptom of stress and anxiety, and it is clear that Lady Macbeth is under a great deal of strain. The murders she has committed are weighing on her conscience and she is desperate to confess her part in them. Whether or not she is actually sleepwalking, her words reveal her deep guilt and remorse.
The sleepwalking scene is significant because it not only shows the consequences of Duncan’s murder, but also foreshadows the disaster that will befall Macbeth. Lady Macbeth is clearly going insane, and her husband’s own part in the murder will only make things worse. This is a major turning point in the play, and things will only get worse from here on out.
What are the main reasons that Lady Macbeth shows in her sleepwalking scene?
Lady Macbeth has gone mad. She is clearly suffering from a psychological disorder that causes her to recall fragments of the events of the murders of Duncan, Banquo, and Lady Macduff. This is causing her great distress and she is unable to find any rest.
The doctor and gentlewoman see Lady Macbeth sleepwalking and talking about the murders. The doctor decides his best move is to not mention that he heard anything, and he tells the woman to keep an eye on Lady Macbeth.
Does the doctor trust the gentlewoman
The Gentlewoman is being cautious because she doesn’t trust the Doctor. She knows that he is looking for information that could be used against her, so she’s not going to say anything that could put her in a bad position. She’s on her guard and waiting for the right moment to strike.
The conversation between the Doctor and the Gentlewoman allows us to understand Lady Macbeth’s movements, actions and thoughts. The Doctor is fully aware that Lady Macbeth has unwittingly confessed to the murder of Duncan and is amazed to hear that the rumours are true.
The lady in waiting reports that her mistress is unwell.
The lady in waiting reports that her mistress is ill and not able to leave her bed.