Macbeth

Act 1, Scene 1

The three witches meet on a heath and they conspire to where they shall meet again. They say they will meet with Macbeth after the battle.

Act 1, Scene 2

King Duncan meets a bloodied soldier left in the battlefield. The soldier tells King Duncan about how Macbeth and Banquo are doing in terms of battle, which they are doing tremendously well in. Then, the Thane of Ross meets them and they talk about the battle.

Act 1, Scene 3

Banquo and Macbeth meet the 3 witches and they say the prophecies to Macbeth and Banquo. Then they disappear and the messengers Ross and and Angus meet with them and tell Macbeth that he is Thane of Cawdor. This makes Macbeth and Banquo believe the witches and focus on the bigger prophecy, if Macbeth will be King of Scotland.

Act 1, Scene 4

Ducan meets Banquo and Macbeth and announces that his son Malcolm is now the Prince of Cumberland which means he is the next king. Macbeth is outraged because he believes in what the witches say that he will be King so he will do anything to reach that.

Act 1, Scene 5

Lady Macbeth learns about what happened to Macbeth and the prophecy. She summons her evil spirits to give her power to do what she must to make Macbeth King. Macbeth comes in and is not persuaded by Lady Macbeth to do what they must to King Duncan to become King.

Act 1, Scene 6

King Duncan arrives and talks about the beautiful castle and Banquo says states that it is being haunted. Lady Macbeth is the first to meet them and greets them to bring them inside. King Duncan only wants to meet Macbeth.

Act 1, Scene 7

Macbeth is indecisive if he should keep going with the plan of killed Duncan so he tells his wife that they should no longer do it. Lady Macbeth still persuades Macbeth by calling him a coward and questioning his love to her. Macbeth then changes his mind and decided to kill Duncan.

Act 2, Scene 1

Banquo and his son are seen walking in the courtyard and Banquo is thinking about the witches. He asks Macbeth, when he comes, about the prophecy and how he feels about it. Macbeth tell him that he does not thinking of it and Banquo leaves. Macbeth then talks to himself about what he is about to do, which is kill King Duncan.

Act 2, Scene 2

Lady Macbeth has ringed the bell and so Macbeth goes into Duncan’s room to kill him. Macbeth comes back out with the daggers and bloody hands talking about what he has done, he is know in disbelief of what he has done. Lady Macbeth then tells him to put the daggers back to the guards but Macbeth refuses causing Lady Macbeth to do it herself. She comes back out with bloody hand and the daggers put back with the guards.

Act 2, Scene 3

Macduff and Lennox arrive at the castle to meet King Duncan and Macbeth meets them with the Porter. Macbeth goes into the chamber to see that Duncan has been murdered. Macbeth and Lennox go in and Macbeth kills the guards saying that his passion of seeing the King’s killers was what was driving him to kill them. Malcolm and Donalbain then agree to run to England and Ireland to make their lives safer.

Act 2, Scene 4

Macbeth has now been crowed king and Donalbain and Malcolm have run away making them suspects of their father’s murder.

Act 3, Scene 1

Macbeth has been crowned and is thinking about Banquo’s connection with the witches. Macbeth then asks for 2 men at the gate to kill Banquo and Fleance while they ride in the afternoon. He persuades them into thinking Banquo is the enemy.

Act 3, Scene 2

Lady Macbeth and Macbeth angry that they are feeling bad about killing Duncan and taking his throne. And Macbeth is saying that he wants to kill Banquo and Fleance.

Act 3, Scene 3

A third murderer is hired by Macbeth to kill Banquo, Fleance and the 2 murderers after the deed is done. They kill Banquo but Fleance flees as his father screams and the third murderer kills the other 2 murderers.

Act 3, Scene 4

Macbeth finds out that Banquo is dead but Fleance has run away. He has 2 hallucinations about Banquo on the dinner table this causes the guests to run off by Lady Macbeth. Lady Macbeth then says that he needs to sleep it off. Macbeth then says that he will meet the 3 Weird Witches again to see if he will keep what he has.

Act 3, Scene 5

He meets the witches end they give him 2 more prophecies. 1. Beware of MacDuff 2. Don’t be afraid of anyone born from a woman 3. You will be good until the Dunsinane Woods go to Dunsinane Hills. Then the witches leave.

Act 3, Scene 6

2 Lords meet to discuss the weird coincidences that happened to make Macbeth King. So the 2 lords plan to tell Macduff that it was Macbeth who killed Duncan and Banquo.

Act 4, scene 1

Macbeth is told Macduff has fled to England. So Macbeth plans on killing everyone in Macduff’s family.

Act 4, Scene 2

Lady Macduff was talking to Ross about how Macduff has gone to England and was told by a messenger that there is danger to kill her but she hesitates saying she has done no harm. This causes the murders to have time to capture Lady Macduff and kill everyone in the castle who are then killed by the murderers.

Act 4, Scene 3

Macduff arrives and Malcolm tests his trust with his army and passes. Ross comes and delivers the news of Macduff”s family’s death. So the prepare them selves for battle with anger with them.

Act 5, Scene 1

A doctor witnesses Lady Macbeth sleep walk. As she sleep walks she reveals all of the murderers she has helped with, Duncan, Banquo, and Lady Macduff. The doctor says its not curable and she does not need a physician.

Act 5, Scene 2

Scottish rebels are waiting for Malcolm’s army and they hear that Macbeth is held up at his castle. So they are ready to attack Macbeth.

Act 5, Scene 3

Macbeth is angry and telling to himself that he will be okay until the forest goes to Dunsinane. He is rude to his generals telling them to not fear about the army of Malcolm. The doctor comes and says Lady Macbeth has to take care of herself and Macbeth is angered.

Act 5, Scene 4

The army arrives at Birnam Woods and Malcolm orders the men to cut branches to disguise them selves and trees.  Which signals Macbeth’s death.

Act 5, Scene 5

Macbeth finds Lady Macbeth suicided and is wondering what he will do now.  A messenger comes and says the woods are moving so Macbeth says he will die valiantly.

Act 5, Scene 6

Malcolm’s army gathers and they throw down their leafy camouflage.

Act 5, Scene 7

Macbeth meets a young man and fights with him. Macbeth kills the man and says he can still win without a man born not from a woman.

Act 5, Scene 8

Macduff fights Macbeth without shields and Malcolm and the rest of the army go into the castle and find out that Siward’s son has died and Macduff is missing. Macduff kills Macbeth and Malcolm is crowned king but Fleance like the prophecy says, will become king.

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