Macbeth – Act 2, Scene 2 Summary

Act 2 Scene 2

Characters: Lady Macbeth, Macbeth

Location: A courtyard within Macbeth’s castle

Events: Lady MB has drugged Duncan’s guards and has placed their daggers ready for Macbeth to use to murder Duncan. Macbeth meets Lady MB after killing the King. Macbeth retails how distressed he is that he could not cry “Amen”.

Quotes: “My hands are of your colour, but I shame to wear a heart so white” – Lady Macbeth

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