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Macbeth Major Event (I) First encounter with the witches Group number( Ⅳ ) Group leader: Tai Ka Chun 2E (24) Group member: Lam Wai Kit 2E (14) Ma San Wai 2E (22) Wong Yik Kwo 2E (36) Yeung Kwan Ho 2E (39)
The prophecies (1) Three witches’ descriptions about Macbeth: 1.Welcome, Macbeth! Welcome, Thane of Glamis! (pp.17 lines25-26) 2. Welcome, Macbeth! Welcome, Thane of Cawdor! (pp.17 lines 27-28) (prophecies) 3. Welcome, Macbeth! Welcome the man who will be king! (pp.17 lines 28-29) (prophecies)
Meaning of the prophecies (1) 2nd prophecy: To lead Macbeth to his evil side King Duncan gave him a new honor called Thane of Cawdor He then thought about the third prophecy can become true 3rd prophecy: To lead Macbeth to have an evil desire to become the king of England and do some cruel things.
The prophecies (2) Three witches’ prophecies about Banquo 1.You are less important than Macbeth, and yet more important. 2.You will not be so happy, and yet you will be happier. 3.Your children will be kings, though you will not.
Meaning of the prophecies (2) 2nd prophecy: Banquo will not be happy because he would be killed by Macbeth. He would be happier because his children would be kings when he died. 3rd prophecy: Banquo would not be king because he would be killed by Macbeth(As Macbeth wanted to kill the people who will hinder him to be king.
Personalities of the characters 1.Macbeth Easy to believe the others Quote: He encouraged his wife to believe that she might one day be Queen of Scotland. From that day on, Macbeth could think of nothing else. When Duncan told everyone that his elder son, Malcolm, would be king after him, Macbeth wondered how he could deal with this difficulty.(P.19, lines3-9)
Personalities of the characters Brave Quote: In the battle, Macbeth fought with great bravery; all the soldiers and messengers talked about him and praised his conduct.(P.17 line15-17) Ambitious Quote: But Macbeth could not stop thinking about what the witches had said.(P.18 line24- 25)
Quote: From that day on, Macbeth could think of nothing else. When Duncan told everyone that his elder son, Malcolm, would be king after him, Macbeth wondered how he could deal with this difficulty. (P.19 line5-9) 2.Three witches Wicked(They told Macbeth about his future)
Personalities of the characters 3.Banquo Calm Quote: Banquo remained calm, and warned Macbeth not to trust the witches too much.(P.18 line21-22) 4. King Duncan Easy to trust other
Personalities of the characters Quote: They told Macbeth that the king wished to reward him for fighting so well in the battle, and had therefore given him a new title, which was‘Thane of Cawdor’ (P.18 line14-17) Quote: After Macbeth’s victory, King Duncan told him that he would like to visit his castle. (P.18 line30-31)