Scottish general, first thane of Glamis then thane of Cawdor then King of Scotland. We find out that he is a great leader in battle but very violent
Wife of Macbeth, urges husband to kill king Duncan
servants of Hecate; Predict Macbeth and Banquo's future
Witches predict for Macbeth that...
He will become Thane of Cawdor and later king which makes Macbeth realize that Banquo's sons are in his way of the throne
Witches predict for Banquo that..
his sons will be kings, but he won't.
Older son of King Duncan who flees to England after the death of king duncan
King of Scotland
King Duncan's younger son; flees to Ireland after death of king Duncan
Macbeth's armor bearer
Thane of Fife; discovers King Duncan dead; killer of Macbeth
Earl of Northumberland
Son of Siward,
Setting of the play?
Scotland and England
messenger of the king
messenger of the king
two reasons Macbeth shouldn't kill Duncan
He is his kinsmen and he is hosting him at his house
What is Macbeth motivated by?
Why is Siward proud of his son when he finds out about his death?
because the wounds are in the front not the back proving that young siward was not a coward
How did Lady Macbeth die? Macbeth's reaction?
She killed herself, he brushed it off no big deal
The drunken doorman of Macbeth's castle
"Of this dead butcher and his fiend-like queen,/ Who, as 'tis thought, by self and violent hands/ Took off her life"
Malcolm, announcing the death of Lady Macbeth
"Accursed be that tongue that tells me so,/For it hath cowed my better part of man;/And be these juggling fiends no more believed/that palter with us in a double sense.."
Macbeth to Macduff about the witches and that they were right
"was from his mother's womb/Untimely ripped"
Macduff, speaking to macbeth that he was born by caesarian section
"Fear not, till Birnam Wood/Do come to Dunsinane"
apparition, telling Macbeth not to be afraid until the trees move
"Out, out, brief candle,/Life's but a walking shadow"
Macbeth, he is talking about how short life is
"The queen, my Lord, is dead"
Seyton to Macbeth about his wife's death who brushes it off
"And that which should accompany old age,/as honor, love, obedience, troops of friends..."
Macbeth, he is sad because he realizes he has nothing that he should have at an old age
"Those he commands, move only in command,/Nothing in love"
Angus is talking to Menteith, Caithness, and Lennox about how none of his soldiers respect Macbeth
" Old Siward with ten thousand warlike men/Already at a point was setting forth"
Malcolm, talking to Macduff about how he is ready to invade Scotland
"Unspeak mine own detraction, here abjure/the taints and blames I laid upon myself"
Malcolm to Macduff admitting that he was lying about everything he just said to test him
"Then when they shall be opened, black Macbeth/Will seem as pure as snow, and the poor state/Esteem him as a lamb.."
Malcolm to Macduff, he is testing macduff and insists that he is much worse than Macbeth
"New widows howl, new orphans cry, new sorrows/Strike heaven on the face.."
Macduff to Malcolm about how terrible it is under Macbeth's reign
"you have loved him well-/he hath not touched you yet"
Malcolm, this is also irony because Macduff's family is dead, but he is speaking to Macduff about Macbeth's reign
"whither I should fly?/I have done no harm."
Lady Macbeth speaking about why she should run when she hasn't done anything, then she realizes evil people prosper and innocent die
is ordered to "Fly, Fly, Fly"
Which character typically plays the role of delivering the deaths of family members?
First apparition tells Macbeth that..
he should beware Macduff
Second apparition tells Macbeth that...
he should scorn the power of any man woman born
Third apparition tells Macbeth that...
he has nothing to fear until Great Birnam Wood should come to Dunsinane
Macbeth orders Lady Macduff and her kids killed because
he is afraid her kids will become king someday