macbeth

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  • Macbeth plot overview
    • Act 1
      • Scene 1
        • three witches plan to meet Macbeth.
          • fair is foul and foul is fair
      • Scene 2
        • the Scottish army is fighting against an invasion.
          • and fixed his head upon our battlements.
          • for brave macbeth - well he deserves that name.
      • Scene 3
        • Macbeth and banquo meet the witches.
          • and yet your beards
          • call thee Thane of Cawdor... for it is thine
      • Scene 4
        • Duncan crowns Malcolm.
          • o' worthies cousin, the sin of my ingratitude ... was heavy on me
          • we will establish our estate upon our eldest malcolm.
      • Scene 5
        • lady Macbeth asks the witches to help her.
          • what thou art promised. yet i do fear thy nature.
          • unsex me here... direst cruelty
      • Scene 6
        • Duncan stays at Macbeth's castle
          • this castle hath a pleasant seat
      • Scene 7
        • Macbeth has doubts about killing Duncan.
          • who should against his murderer shut the door, not bear the knife myself
          • his spongy officers, who shall bear the guilt of our great quell?
    • Act 2
      • Scene 1
        • Macbeth kills Duncan.
          • i'm going now. the murder is as good as done
            • is this a dagger i see in front of me with its handle pointing toward my hand?
      • Scene 2
        • Lady Macbeth moves the bloody daggers and washes.
          • i have done the deed
            • give me the daggers
              • a little water clears us of this deed
      • Scene 3
        • macduff discovers the murder of Duncan.
          • murder and treason
            • those of his chamber, as it seemed, had done't
      • Scene 4
        • Macbeth is crowned king.
          • he is already named and gone to scone to be invested.
    • Act 3
      • Scene 1
        • Macbeth plans to get banquo killed
          • our fears in Banquo stick deep
            • i fear thou played'st most foully for 't
      • Scene 2
        • Macbeth wants to commit further crimes.
          • they are assailable
          • we have scorched the snake, not killed it
      • Scene 3
        • banquo's murder is only partially successful.
          • fleance, fly, fly, fly! thou may'st revenge
      • Scene 4
        • Macbeth sees banquos ghost.
          • most royal sir, fleance is 'scaped
          • never shake thy gory locks at me
      • Scene 5
        • the witches are visited by the witch goddess.
          • how did you dare to trade traffid with macbeth in riddles and affairs of death?
      • Scene 6
        • they plan to overthrow macbeth.
        • may soon return to this our suffering county under a hand accursed
        • his presence at the tyrant's feast, i hear macdff lives in disgrace
    • Act 4
      • Scene 1
        • macbeth visits the witches who tell him to kill macduff's family.
          • double, double, toil and trouble
          • give to th' edge o' th' sword his wife, his babes and all unfortunate souls
      • Scene 2
        • macduff's family is killed.
          • he has killed me mother run away i pray you
          • which is too nigh your person. heaven preserve you
      • Scene 3
        • macduff and malcolm talk.
          • your wife and babes savagely slaughtered
    • Act 5
      • Scene 1
        • lady macbeth sleepwalks because she is guilty.
          • a great perturbation in nature to receive at once the benefit of sleep
          • yet here's a spot ... out, damned spot
      • Scene 2
        • the lords meet with malcolm
          • drum and colours. enter menteith, caithness, angus, lennox and soldiers
      • Scene 3
        • macbeth believes that he can't die. lady macbeth is mentally ill.
          • fear not macbeth no man that's born of woman shall e'er have power upon thee
          • she is troubled with thick-coming fancies that keep her from her rest
      • Scene 4
        • malcolm orders the army to camouflage.
          • let every soldier hew him down a bough and bear 't before him. thereby shall we shadow the numbers of our host.
      • Scene 5
        • lady macbeth kills herself
          • the queen, my lord, is dead
          • she should have died hereafter... life's but a walking shadow
      • Scene 6
        • malcolms son takes charge.
          • your right-noble son, lead our first battle
      • Scene 7
        • macbeth kills malcolm's son
          • they fight and young siwaed is slain
      • Scene 8
        • macbeth is killed by macduff.
          • yet i will try the last
          • they enter fighting and macbeth slain

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