Act 1, Scene 1. On a heath in Scotland, three witches, the Weird Sisters, wait to meet Macbeth amidst thunder and lightning. Their conversation is filled with paradox and equivocation: they say that they will meet Macbeth “when the battle’s lost and won” and when “fair is foul and foul is fair Macbeth Act 2, Scene 1 Summary. Banquo and his […]

In Macbeth Act 1, Scene 3, Macbeth and Banquo come across the three witches in the heath near the battlefield. The witches tell Macbeth that he is to be the Thane of Cawdor, and eventually king Macbeth wonders if he will one day be king and what he will have to do for it look […]

Summary: Act 1, scene 4. At the king’s palace, Duncan hears reports of Cawdor’s execution from his son Malcolm, who says that Cawdor died nobly, confessing freely and repenting of his crimes.Macbeth and Banquo enter with Ross and Angus. … Duncan announces his intention to name Malcolm the heir to his throne. There’s no artTo find the mind’s […]