Macbeth – Act 1, Scene 5 Summary

Act 1 Scene 5:

Characters: Lady Macbeth, Macbeth, Messenger

Location: A room in Macbeth’s castle

Events: Lady Macbeth reads aloud a letter she received from Macbeth. The letter tells how Macbeth is now Thane of Cawdor as well as Glamis and how he will be king. Macbeth arrives home with news Duncan is staying the night. Lady Macbeth plans to kill Duncan.

Quotes: “Only look up clear; To alter favour ever is to fear. Leave all the rest to me.” – Lady Macbeth

Macbeth – Act 1 Scene 4 Summary

Act 1 Scene 4:

Characters: Duncan, Malcolm, Macbeth, Banquo

Location: A room in the King’s palace
Events: Duncan and Malcolm speak about how Cawdor is dead. Macbeth tries to hide the truth that he knows about the predictions he will be king. King Duncan praises Banquo

Quotes: “Stars, hide your fires! Let not light see my black and deep desires”

Macbeth – Act 1, Scene 3 Summary

Act 1 Scene 3:

Characters: Witch 1, Witch 2, Witch 3, Macbeth, Banquo, Rosse, Angus

Location: A heath

Events: The Witches deliver the news to Macbeth that he is Thane of Cawdor and will be King later on. They also tell Banquo (Macbeth’s Bestie) that his child will become King this is a problem because if Macbeth is king and Banquo child will be a king as well, then Banquo’s child will dethrone Macbeth. Macbeth discovers that is actually Thane of Cawdor by Rosse and Angus, giving truth to the Witches statement. Macbeth and Banquo decide to see the King (Duncan).


Macbeth – Act 1, Scene 2 Summary

Act 1, Scene 2:

Characters: Duncan, Malcolm, Captain, Rosse, Lenox

Location: A camp near Forres

Events: A wounded soldier enters the scene and retails the story of Macbeth’s bravery in the battle against Norway to the King and his son Malcolm. The King rewards Macbeth with the title of Thane of Cawdor and gives him all of the previous Thane of Cawdor’s land. Macbeth does not know of his new title yet.

Quotes: “…with his brandished steel, Which smoked with bloody execution” – Captain
  “As sparrows eagles, or hare the lion” – Captain

Macbeth – Act 1, Scene 1 Summary

Act 1, Scene 1:

Characters: Witch 1, Witch 2, Witch 3

Location: An open area on a heath

Events: The Witches discuss that they will meet Macbeth on the Heath after the battle is finished

Quotes: “When the hurlyburly’s done, When the battle’s lost and won” – Witch 2

Transcript: Text Conversation

Paris: heyy

Tess: Hi

Paris: wyd

Tess: Nothing interesting, just chillin

Paris: yikes
          don’t say ‘chillin’ u pleb
          (Bitmoji that says ‘ANYHOOO’)

Tess: Don’t tell me what to do you mongrel

Paris: lol
          (Spongebob mocking meme)
          “dOnT tElL mE wHaT tO dO yOu MonGrEl”

Tess: Ahahhaagah

Paris: i’m so funny

Tess: (Bitmoji that says ‘NO’)

Paris: (Bitmoji that says F U on foam hands)

Tess: Lol you cabbage
         Bye I gtg

Paris: finE
          (Bitmoji of a car that says L8R on the plate)