A country near Dunsinane Menteth, Cathness, Angus, Lenox and soldiers The scottish army against Macbeth approaches Dunsinane and they talk about Macbeth’s loss of control.
Dunsinane. A room in the castle Doctor, Gentlewoman and Lady Macbeth Lady Macbeth’s Gentlewoman is talking to a doctor about Lady Macbeth’s behavior when sleepwalking. While Lady Macbeth is sleepwalking she talks about washing blood off her hands and about the murders that have taken place. She says “Yet who would have thought the old […]
England. A room in the King’s palace Characters: Malcolm, Macduff, Doctor, Rosse Malcolm is suspicious that Macduff might be on Macbeth’s side. So Malcolm pretends to be worse than Macbeth to test Macduff’s loyalty. Malcolm then explains how he lying and that he was just testing his loyalty. After that Rosse arrives and tells them […]
A room in Macduff’s castle Characters: Lady Macduff, her Son, Rosse, Messenger and Murderer Lady Macduff talks about how Macduff’s flight to England was not a concern. Then her son doesn’t believe that his dad is dead and asks about traitors. A messenger then arrives and warns them of danger approaching. The murderer then comes […]
In an open place – 3 Witches Three witches meet and are talking about where they would meet again and also to meet with Macbeth
Outside the Castle Characters: Old man, Rosse, Macduff Rosse and the Old man talk about the unnatural events in the night. Then Macduff reports that Duncan’s sons have been accused of bribing the bodyguards.
MacDuff, Porter, Lenox, Lady Macbeth, Duncan, Banquo, Donalbain, Malcolm A courtyard in Macbeth’s castle – Morning There is a knocking at the gates and the porter goes to open the door. The porter is imagining himself being the porter of hell-gate. Macduff and Lenox joke around with him about alcohol. Macbeth comes in and shows […]
A courtyard in Macbeth’s castle Characters: Banquo, Fleance, Macbeth Banquo is unable to sleep because is is thinking too much. He then meets Macbeth and tells him about how thankful Duncan is for there hospitality and they they talk about the witches. Macbeth then clarifies his loyalty to Duncan and banquo leaves. Macbeth then has […]
Lady Macbeth, Macbeth Lady Macbeth drugs the King’s guards and Macbeth goes out to kill King Duncan who is sleeping. Macbeth kills the king and returns with his hands covered in blood. He immediately regrets what he did. He then hears a voice that says “Sleep no more! Glamis hath murdered sleep, and therefore Cawdor […]
“That my keen knife see not the wound it makes” This is a personification because it is saying that the knife is “keen” but a knife doesn’t have any feelings meaning it can not be “keen” and to be keen is a human characteristic making this a personification. For “keen knife see not the wound […]