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With reference to at least one version you have watched consider the dramatic effectiveness of Act III scene IV of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’

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With reference to at least one version you have watched consider the dramatic effectiveness of Act III scene IV of Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' is a storey, which tells us about the downfall of 'Macbeth', who was a brave Scottish Warrior. To become King of Scotland he kills his King as a result of the predictions witch the three witches had made to him. The play 'Macbeth' represents power, evil, ambition and revenge. Macbeth's paranoia later leads him to murder his best friend Banquo. Act III scene IV, the banquet scene was probably the best and most dramatic scene in the whole play. It shows just how vindictive Lady Macbeth was and that 'Macbeth' was not really born to be a murderer. ...read more.


situation that he has got himself into which leads him to make another visit to the witches to find out the answers to his questions. 'Macbeth' then returns to the party where he begins to allow the feast to begin. He announces that it is a pity that Banquo is not there. The mood abruptly changes when 'Macbeth' sees Banquo's ghost sitting upon his chair. "Which of you have done this? Thou canst not say I did it; never shake Thy gory locks at me! Lady Macbeth who I believe is cold and calculating through this scene covers up for 'Macbeth' "Sit thy worthy friends. My lord is often thus, And has been from his youth." ...read more.


When 'Macbeth' finally comes to his senses he explains to Lady Macbeth that he is simply not that man that she says he is. "You make me strange, even to the disposition that I owe," He also asks her how she can remain so calm while he is so distraught. "You can behold such sights And keep the natural ruby of your cheeks, When mine are blanched with fear." This shows the audience that Lady Macbeth was the brains and evil behind the murders. It also makes Macbeth's guests very suspicious of not only 'Macbeth' but Lady Macbeth also. At this Lady Macbeth asks all the guests to leave and tells them that the feast is over to avoid 'Macbeth' from himself deeper and deeper into a hole while taking Lady Macbeth with him, although by now it is too late! Ryan McHenry 12@ ...read more.

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