Macbeth is a play written by William Shakespeare
in around 1607 which is a masterpiece which
shows the darkest side of human beings.
The Play focuses on the emotional and
psychological change of the Lord Macbeth who is
the protagonist changing from a justice person
to a killer for completing his dream to the king of
Scotland; however, he loses everything that gives
the meaning of his life, and he dies at last under
the blade of Macduff where used to be his friend
long time ago.
Macbeth: Thane of Glamis and the general of king
Duncan's forces. He promotes to the Thane of
Cawdor, and the king of Scotland.
Banquo: a general in the army of Duncan's, and also a
friend of Macbeth.
Duncan: The king of Scotland, later is murdered by
Lady Macbeth: Macbeth’ wife who helps Macbeth’s
plan to murder Duncan, later the queen of Scotland.
Macbuff: Thane of Fife who finished Macbeth in the
The three witches: The witches who told Macbeth and
Danquo about their bright future, and that makes
Macbeth turn into a killer without mecry.
Scene 1: The three switches meet each other on a desert and wait for the same person
who is called Macbeth.
Scene 2:Because of Macbeth’s excellent performance and courage on the
battlefield, Duncan promotes Macbeth into the thane of Cawdor as the replacement of
Macdonwald who has betrayed his kingdom and has been sent to death right after he is
caught during the battle
Scene 3:The witches interrupt Macbeth and Banquo for telling those strange
Prophecy, and Macbeth is confused and does not believe it in the beginning.
However, after he hears the news of promotion, Macbeth’s mind starts believing the
prophecy that is true.
Scene 4: Macbeth meets Duncan for Congratulating to be the Thane of Chawdor and he
plans for a visit to Macbeth’s suite; Macbeth realizes that is a great chance to take out
Duncan secretly in their castle.
Scene 5: Lady Macbeth plans for murdering Duncan in secret, and tells his
husband, Macbeth, what they should do for killing Duncan without being noticed.
Scene 6: Duncan comes to Macbeth’s castle, and receives a wonderful reception from
Lady Macbeth; however, only the devil knows what is planning for Duncan.
Scene 7: Everything is ready, Duncan has fallen in a trap that he has not noticed yet, now
Macbeth and his wife just have to wait for the right moment to progress their great plan.
scene 1: After Mid-night, Macbeth meets Danquo when it is time
for him to kill Duncan, and Macbeth tries to pull Danquo to their
side; however, because Danquo is faithful to his own king and
does not feel comfortable for doing something which he does
not suppose to do. Danquo goes to sleep after that, and Macbeth
continues his plan.
Scene 2:After Macbeth kills Duncan, Macbeth and his wife hears
other neighbors are screaming for the mercy of not killing them
and wake from their nightmare. Macbeth and his wife cover the
Scene 3:Danquo, Macduff and his people find Duncan is
assassinated during the night time, and they promise they will
find the traitor for Duncan.
Scene 4: The old man believes that will be a terrible disaster
happening in the future because of the unusual weather; Ross
and Macduff reckon that Duncan’s princes kill him because of
the Worth that Duncan owns
Scene 1: Macbeth becomes the king of Scotland, and he is going to kill Danquo
because of the prophecy, Danquo’s son will become the king of Scotland after
Macbeth, so he hires the assassin to doom Danquo in secret.
Scene 2:Lady Macbeth starts regretting what they have done so far, and Macbeth
inspires her and tell her that that is not turning back; they must carry on
continuously playing evil game with other like Danquo.
Scene 3:Under the direct order from Macbeth, the assassins successfully kill
Banquo; however, Fleance escapes from the chaos created by the assassins.
Scene 4: Assassins report to Macbeth about the result, Macbeth blames them let
Fleance escape, and tells them to come back tomorrow for further order. While
Macbeth is chatting with the guest, the soul of Banquo appears beside Macbeth
and scares Macbeth totally. Due to the unstable emotion that Macbeth has right
now, lady Macbeth dismisses the party early and let Macbeth for getting some
Scene 5:In a dessert, three switches are blamed by the Hecate, and commands
them to come here tomorrow because Macbeth decides to come again for asking
Scene 6:Lennox starts reckoning that all the murdering is directed by Macbeth
after he sees what happen to Macbeth tonight. And he is asking for help from the
lord right now, and hopes stopping the disaster to happen again.
Act 1 sense 2: when Macbeth meets the witches.
Act 2 sense 2: after Macbeth kills
Act 2 Sense 4” when Duncan’s soul
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