What does the Porter say about alcohol?
Also to know is, what does the Porter say that drinking causes?
Answer and Explanation: A porter explains the three things that drinking gives a person: a red nose (nose painting), sleep, and the need to urinate.
Subsequently, question is, what does the Porter say in Macbeth? In William Shakespeare's Macbeth, Macduff asks the Porter, “What three things does drink especially provoke?” The Porter replies, “nose painting, sleep, and urine”—the first of which is usually taken to mean the red flush that comes across a drinker's face.
Moreover, what 5 things does the Porter say that drink alcohol does to a person?
Marry, sir, nose-painting, sleep, and urine. Lechery, sir, it provokes and unprovokes. It provokes the desire, but it takes away the performance. Therefore, much drink may be said to be an equivocator with lechery.
Who is the drunken porter pretending to be?
Following the murder of King Duncan, the porter's scene provides the audience with a bit of comic relief. The porter pretends that Macbeth's castle is hell, and he is in charge of letting imaginary sinners inside.