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

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