But in a phrase that calls to mind the banquet scene (Act III, Scene 4), Macbeth admits that he has "supp'd full with horrors" and that his familiarity with slaughter means that such sounds can no longer amaze him. Macbeth declares that in his rage he has killed the chamberlains. Test your knowledge Take the Act 2, scenes 1-2 Quick Quiz. Macduff seems suspicious of these new deaths, which Macbeth explains by saying that his fury at Duncan’s death was so powerful that he could not restrain himself. Scene 1 Next page Act 2, Scene 2, Page 2. Lady Macbeth suddenly faints, and … Return to Macbeth, Scenes Explanatory Notes for Act 5, Scene 8 From Macbeth.Ed. Thomas Marc Parrott. That death and nature do contend about them, Whether they live or die. _____ There is no scene division here in the old text and there is really no need for one. The report of Lady Macbeth's death perhaps comes as no surprise, either to Macbeth or to Shakespeare's audience. New York: American Book Co. (Line numbers have been altered.) I put the servants' daggers where Macbeth would find them. In this scene more perhaps than in any other of the play the poet arouses our sympathy for Macbeth. Deserted by his followers, forced to await the attack of his enemies instead of meeting them "dareful, beard to beard," he is plunged into still greater misery by the news of his wife's sudden death.