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Macbeth- everything you need to know

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Act and Scene: Setting: Characters Involved in this Scene: What happens in this scene? Act 1, Scene 1 Battlefield Three witches The witches plan to meet again when the battles over, to convince macbeth to kill the king. Act 1 and Scene: 2 The Kings headquarters King Duncan, Malcolm, Lennox, Ross and A bleeding captain The captain tells the king that the battle was nearly lost, but Macbeth and Banquo's valiant efforts, saved the day. But the Thane of Cawdor efforts were not acceptable, For Macbeth's brave efforts, the King awards him the title : Thane of Cawdor. Act 1, Scene 3 The Heath Three witches, Macbeth, Banquo, Ross, Angus The witches tell Macbeth that he will be the Thane of Cawdor and King and they tell Banguo that his children (ancestors) will be Kings. Ross and Angus deliver the news that Macbeth has been named Thane of Cawdor . Macbeth and Banquo talk about the prophecy that the witches spoke to them about. Act 1, Scene 4 The Kings Headquarters King Duncan, Macbeth, Banquo Duncan praised Macbeth and Banquo for their efforts, they say the efforts were nothing and Duncan announces that his son Malcolm will be the next King of Scotland. Macbeth then thinks than Malcolm is another obstacle in his pursuit to be King. Act 1 scene 5 Macbeth's castle Macbeth, Lady macbeth, Attendant Lady macbeth reads her husbands letter, welcomes him homes, and then prepares for the kings arrival (Lady macbeth confesses that she wishes she had the strength of a man, she is taking control of the situation) ...read more.


Macbeth becomes weary of what Banquo knows. Macbeth convinces two murderers that Banquo was the reason for their misfortune. That Banquo is their enemy and Macbeth's enemy as well. Macbeth organises for Banquo to be killed by the two murderers. Act 3, Scene 2 Macbeth's Castle Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, Servant Lady Macbeth, is insecure as to what has occurred. Macbeth's assures her that it will be taken care of but he refuses to tell her more to protect her already fragile state. Act 3, scene 3 Some distance from Macbeth's castle First murderer, Second murderer, Third Murderer, Banquo The three murders kill Banquo, but Fleance escapes. Act 3, Scene 4 The Banqueting Hall Macbeth (King) , Lady Macbeth (Queen) , Lords, Lennox, First murderer, Ross Macbeth and Lady Macbeth hold a banquet. The first murderer tell Macbeth that Banquo is dead. But also that Fleance escaped. Macbeth sees the ghost of Banquo and this startles Macbeth, causing many guest to worry. Lady Macbeth says that he will be better in the morning he has been like this forever. Lady Macbeth says to Macbeth that he has ruined the night. Macbeth questions how she can stay so normal when he's face is as white as a ghost. Lady Macbeth says they just need some rest. Act 3, Scene 5 A deserted place Hectate( queen witch ) ...read more.


Act 5, Scene 3 Macbeth's Castle Macbeth, Servant, Seyton, doctor. Macbeth learns of the approaching armies, he discusses his wife's worsening condition with the doctor. Act 5, Scene 4 Birnam wood Maclolm, Menteith, Siward, A soldier Malcolm's army camouflages themselves with trees and branches from Birnam Wood. (what the witches prophecy said would bring the end of Macbeth.) Act 5, Scene 5 Macbeth's castle Macbeth, Seyton, messenger Macbeth finds out the his wife has died, when the battle is at its height. A messenger tells him that Birnam Wood is coming to Dunsinane. Act 5, Scene 6 Dunsinane, around Macbeth's castle Malcolm, Siward, Macduff Maclcolm's army reaches Macbeth's castle, battle has begun. Act 5, Scene 7 Before or inside the castle of Dunsinane Macbeth, Young Siward, Macduff, Siward, Malcolm The battle rages on, Macbeth kills young Siward, ( the son of Siward, a supporter of Malcolm) . Old enemies have joined the side of Malcolm. Act 5, Scene 8 Dunsinane, around Macbeth's castle Macbeth, Macduff Macbeth and Macduff have a 'final confrontation', in which Macbeth says that he will not be killed unless it is a man not born of woman ( cut out of the womb), and Macduff says that he was not born of woman. Macduff kills Macbeth. Act 5, Scene 9 Malcolm's Headquarters Malcolm, Siward, Ross, Macduff Malcolm's and his followers are celebrating how they won the war (Malcolm is now king), when Macduff enters with Macbeth's head. Maclolm comments on how Scotland had returned to its rightful state and thanks all those who helped in the fight. ...read more.

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