Act, scene, line (click to see in context) speech text: 1 i,3,138 so foul and fair a day i have not seen 2 i,3,148 speak, if you can: what are you 3. (see the summary of act 1, scene 7) yes, says macbeth, they are men, in the way all kinds of dogs are dogs yes, says macbeth, they are men, in the way all kinds of dogs are dogs but most dogs are good for something for example, a hound hunts, and a greyhound races. Taylor concludes that the entire play except act 3, scene 2 was written just after william shakespeare's titus andronicus, 4315 means act 4, scene 3, line 15. Act 1, scene 3, line 124 in this first passage, banquo uses the expression 'instruments of darkness' to refer to the three witches at the time, witches were considered evil creatures - which is why shakespeare decided to use this expression to refer to them. At the start of act 1, scene 3 of macbeth, we see the witches preparing for their first encounter with macbeth the first witch tells her companions that she has been insulted by a sailor's wife who refused to give her some of the chestnuts that she was eating ('give me quoth i.
Summary: act 3, scene 1 in the royal palace at forres, banquo paces and thinks about the coronation of macbeth and the prophecies of the weird sisters the witches foretold that macbeth would be king and that banquo's line would eventually sit on the throne. Read and cite evidence act 1, scene 2 3 as you read scene 2, lines 25-70, continue to cite textual evidence a) circle the name of the captain who fights alongside macbeth. Macbeth's initial reaction was fear [act 1 scene 3 lines 51-52] and then complete disbelief [line 74] banquo's initial reaction was aggressive , competitive , and skeptical [lines 57-61. The first scene of the play, like most every scene of the play, is very well known, and very puzzling without explaining his reasons in detail, ts eliot once declared the first lines of the play to be the best lines in english.
Act 1 scene 7 act 3 scene 1 macbeth challenges fate macbeth remembers the witches' prophecy that claims banquo's children will one day be king so he decides to challenge fate knowing that all the previous prophecies have come true, macbeth does anything he can to prevent this, so he murders banquo.  fair is foul what would your witches look like would you cast fair witches with foul intentions, or foul witches which witch why macbethwilliam shakespeare's patrick stewart. An analysis of act 3 scene 1 lines 52-77 of the play macbeth by william shakespeare pages 2 words 660 view full essay more essays like this. When macbeth does meet the witches, they greet him with three titles, the last of them stating, all hail, macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter (shakespeare, 1351) when macbeth hears their proclamation, he does not seem happy. Macbeth, set primarily in scotland, mixes witchcraft, prophecy, and murderthree weïrd sisters appear to macbeth and his comrade banquo after a battle and prophesy that macbeth will be king and that the descendants of banquo will also reign.
''macbeth,'' like all of works by william shakespeare, includes many striking uses of figurative language occurs during the play's climactic battle in act 5, scene 8, duncan's son malcolm. To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow, creeps in this petty pace from day to day, to the last syllable of recorded time and all our yesterdays have lighted fools. In honor of the 400th anniversary of william shakespeare's death, let us now discuss one of his greatest plays - the tragedy of macbeth, or the scottish play while many argue that hamlet or king lear is the greatest of the great tragedies, there are also those who could argue for macbeth.
Macbeth act 5 scene 6 william shakespeare produced by william shakespeare album macbeth 1 macbeth (characters of the play) 2 macbeth act 1 scene 1 3 macbeth act 1 scene 2. Looking through each act and scene of the play, it is noticed that the supernatural is definitely a major factor on the play's style the use of the supernatural occurs at the beginning of the play, with three witches predicting the fate of macbeth. This feature is not available right now please try again later. Scene iii a heath near forres thunder enter the three witches first witch where hast thou been, sister second witch killing swine third witch sister, where thou. William shakespeare (1564 - 1616) murder and madness, witches and war: librivox presents a recording of macbeth , perhaps shakespeare's best known tragedy macbeth, a general in king duncan's army, is given a prophecy by a trio of witches: he himself will become king.
Othello the moor of venice william shakespeare with related readings the emc masterpiece series access editions emc/paradigm publishing st paul, minnesota othello fmqxd 1/14/05 9:25 am page i. Shakespeare authored 38 plays, two narrative poems, and 154 sonnets before his death on april 23, 1616 at the age of 52 he is the most performed and read playwright in the world william shakespeare. Like act 2 scene 2 lines 47-52, macbeth is consumed with the guilt of killing duncan he imagines having an excessive amount of blood all over his hands macbeth does not believe that his hands have committed a gruesome crime and cannot relate to them. Act 3, scene 4, lines 1-167 ('i will meditate the while upon some horrid message for a challenge') scenes for 2 women: 1) julia and lucetta from the two gentlemen of verona, act i, scene ii.
Macbeth facts in 1849, two competing productions of macbeth were held on the same night in new york the result was the worst disaster in theatre history the action of the play takes place over nine days.