Macbeth
--Shakespeare
Relationships of Characters
 Duncan [ king of Scotland ]
 Malcolm, Donalbain [ Duncan’s sons ]
 Macbeth, Banquo [Genera...
ACT ONE
 Upon returning from a battle, Macbeth and Banquo encounter three
witches.
 A prophecy is given to them that Mac...
ACT TWO
 Macbeth is pressed by Lady Macbeth to plot Duncan’s death. They get the
guards drunk and murder the king with da...
ACT THREE
 Macbeth is afraid that Banquo’s son will take his throne. He hires two
murderer to kill Banquo and Fleance. Ba...
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  1. 1. Macbeth --Shakespeare
  2. 2. Relationships of Characters  Duncan [ king of Scotland ]  Malcolm, Donalbain [ Duncan’s sons ]  Macbeth, Banquo [Generals of the king’s army ]  Macduff [Nobleman of Scotland ]  Lady Macbeth  Three witches [ Predictors ]  Fleance [ Banquo’s son ]
  3. 3. ACT ONE  Upon returning from a battle, Macbeth and Banquo encounter three witches.  A prophecy is given to them that Macbeth will be Thane of Cawdor and Banquo will be hailed as the father of kings to come.  Macbeth writes to Lady Macbeth about the prophecy. Lady Macbeth pushes him to plan to murder King Duncan.  Macbeth’s ambition is showed to readers.
  4. 4. ACT TWO  Macbeth is pressed by Lady Macbeth to plot Duncan’s death. They get the guards drunk and murder the king with daggers.  Macbeth kills the two guards and lets them become scapegoats.  Malcolm and Donalbain escape Scotland. They become the suspects of murdering King Duncan.  Macbeth is crowned as the king of Scotland.
  5. 5. ACT THREE  Macbeth is afraid that Banquo’s son will take his throne. He hires two murderer to kill Banquo and Fleance. Banquo is murdered, but Fleance escapes.  Macbeth feels a little bit guilty to kill Banquo. He sees the ghost of Banquo as well.  Macduff also suspects Macbeth and has fled to England. Then Macbeth butchers Macduff’s wife and children.
  6. 6. The End

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