Macbeth Summary

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  • Macbeth meets the witches
    • Lady Macbeth encourages Macbeth to kill Duncan
      • Macbeth kills King Duncan and becomes King of Scotland
        • Macbeth has Banquo killed
          • The Witches deliver more predictions
            • The Macduffs are killed
              • Madcuff swears revenge
                • Lady Macbeth dies
                  • Macbeth is killed
                    • Malcolm's invasion is successful. Macduff kills Macbeth, and Malcolm takes the throne.
                  • Lady Macbeth suffers from disturbed sleep as a result of her guilt. She later kills herself.
                • Macduff hears about the deaths, joins Malcom's army, and swears to kill Macbeth.
              • Macduff flees to England to join Malcolm. Macbeth sees this as treason, and has Macduff's entire family killed as punishment.
            • Macbeth seeks out the Witches, who deliver more predictions.
          • Banquo suspects Macbeth, so Macbeth has him killed. Fleance, his son, escapes.
        • Macduff discovers the murder
        • Malcolm and Donalbain flee Scotland. Macbeth frames them and takes the crown.
      • Macbeth tells his wife about the Witches' prophecies. She encourages him to murder Duncan, the current Scottish king, who is staying as the Macbeths' guest.
    • While returning from battle, Macbeth and Banquo encounter 3 witches who prophesise Macbeth's ascendance to the Scottish throne.
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