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Act I Exposition Introduction. Act I Scotland and war Scotland wins Macbeth and Banquo local heroes Witches predictions Macbeth1. Thane of GlamisBanquo1.

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1 Act I Exposition Introduction

2 Act I Scotland and Norway @ war Scotland wins Macbeth and Banquo local heroes Witches predictions Macbeth1. Thane of GlamisBanquo1. 2. Thane of Cawdor2.riddles 3. King of Scotland3. Thane of Cawd = traitor hes executed, Macbeth named new Thane of Cawdor Malcolm named next in line for King of Scotland Lady Macbeth AND Macbeth have murderous thoughts about being King. Macbeth decides he WONT kill Duncan (hes a cousin…Duncans a good king) Lady Macbeth calls him a chicken, and says, Oh yes you will! Macbeth says, OK.

3 Act II Rising action Plot complications

4 Act II Macbeth kills King Duncan Lady Macbeth plants murder weapons Macbeth kills guards out of rage -- making him look heroic Malcolm & Donalbain flee -- making them look guilty Macbeth named King (Malcolm is gone, hes a local hero, happens at his house, etc…) Macduff suspicious of Macbeth

5 Act III Turning point Point of greatest tension climax

6 Act III Banquo suspicious of Macbeth: Thou hast it now, King, Cawdor, Glamis, all… I fear thou played most foully for it Macbeth hires 2 murderers to kill Banquo AND Fleance 3 murderers show up = Banquo is killed, Fleance escapes (he appears guilty) BANQUET scene Macbeth haunted by Banquos ghost Nearly gives himself away = nearly says too much Lady makes excuses (hes ill), then sends everyone home Macbeth plans to visit the witches, to ask about the future Malcolm and Macduff in England plan attack on Macbeth (with help from English King) Hearing this, Macbeth prepares for war Revenge = Macbeth killed father, family

7 Act IV Falling action Denouement Unraveling of the plot

8 Act V Conclusion Resolution

9 Act V Lady Macbeth sleepwalks confession Macbeth is attacked by Macduff, Malcolm & other forces (English+deserters) Macbeth is tricked by the witches –Camo –C-section Lady commits suicide Macduff kills Macbeth Malcolm named King


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