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Macbeth - the sleep walking scene.

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Introduction

Krista Ward Macbeth - the sleep walking scene. The play Macbeth was set in Scotland around the 11^th century. The main character of the play is Macbeth. At the beginning of the play, three witches predict that Macbeth to become king, after king Duncan has died. Macbeth writes home to his wife, Lady Macbeth, and she persuades Macbeth to kill Duncan to make the prediction become true. ...read more.

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There are three characters in the sleepwalking scene - Doctor, Gentlewoman and Lady Macbeth. The sleep walking scene takes place after the death of Duncan. Lady Macbeth starts to sleepwalk. This shows that she has stared to become mad and posed as she is having a lot of guilt from the murder of Duncan. I know this as she says "out, damned spot! ...read more.

Conclusion

Whilst she is saying this, she is constantly washing he hands, trying to wash off the imaginary blood. The blood from Duncan's death. The gentlewoman is obviously worried about Lady Macbeth as this is the second night she has done this, and asks the doctor to come and watch her. The doctor says there is nothing physically wrong with her, therefore he cant do anything about it. He says a priest or god is the only people can help her. The doctor tells the gentlewoman to hide anything that Lady Macbeth can harm herself with. ...read more.

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