In a cavern, the weird sisters throw awful ingredients such as “eye of newt and toe of frog into a cauldron full of a boiling brew. Hecate arrives, and all dance and sing. One witch cries out “Something wicked this way comes Macbeth enters. He commands the witches to answer his questionsThe witches conjure up three apparitions. First, a floating head appears […]
Summary: Act 3, scene 5. Upon the stormy heath, the witches meet with Hecate, the goddess of witchcraft. Hecate scolds them for meddling in the business of Macbeth without consulting her but declares that she will take over as supervisor of the mischief. … Hecate vanishes, and the witches go to prepare their charms.
Summary: Act 4, scene 3. Outside King Edward’s palace, Malcolm speaks with Macduff, telling him that he does not trust him since he has left his family in Scotland and may be secretly working for Macbeth. … When the doctor leaves, Malcolm explains to Macduff that King Edward has a miraculous power to cure disease.
Act 2 Scene 3 A knocking is heard on the castle gates, Lady Macbeth returns, but her husband is already regretting what he has done. The castle porter goes to open the door. The porter imagines himself to be the porter of hell-gate, welcoming various types of sinner. He admits Macduff and Lenox and jokes […]
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 […]
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