In Macbeth, act 3, scene 2, how is Macbeth's disturbance shown?

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We can ascertain that Macbeth is disturbed in this scene because he says as much. He tells Lady Macbeth, "O, full of scorpions is my mind, dear wife!" (3.2.41). He must feel quite disturbed to paint such a frightening picture of how it feels inside his own head. Further, he admits to her that he suffers from "terrible dreams" that disrupt his sleep and keep him awake at night. He "eat[s] [his] meals in fear" because he is worried about the threat posed by Banquo and Banquo's son, Fleance, as a result of the Weird Sisters' prophecy—which states that Banquo's descendants will become kings (and because Macbeth has no heirs of his own). He also says:

Better be with the dead,
Whom we, to gain our peace, have sent to peace,
Than on the torture of the mind to lie
In restless ecstasy. (3.2.22-25)

In other words, Macbeth is so disturbed that he thinks it might be better to be dead because dead people, like Duncan, are at peace. He and Lady Macbeth killed Duncan so that they could feel at peace: happy with their position and status. But now they feel tortured and unhappy when they expected the reverse.

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First of all, Lady Macbeth notices that her husband is disturbed.  She wonders why he has been keeping to himself and worrying over the past.  She tries to cheer him up with

Things without all remedy

Shoud be without regard; what's done is done.

Macbeth replies, though, that he is not happy, and uses a metaphor declaring

We have scotched the snake, not killed it.

Killing Duncan has not brought an end to Macbeth's worries.  He is worried because Banquo still lives.  He admits that he has not slept well, that "terrible dreams" have disturbed his sleep, and that his mind is "full of scorpions."

Guilt and fear plague Macbeth, so he focuses on Banquo.  He thinks killing Banquo will give him some relief from his fears of being found out and fears that he killed Duncan in vain.

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