6th April 2018

Act 2, Scene 3

Characters:
– Macbeth
– Lady Macbeth
– Porter
– Macduff
– Lenox
– Lady Macbeth
– Banquo
– Donalbain

Summary:
– Macbeth is regretting what he has done. Macduff and Lennox joke about the effects of alcohol.  Macbeth shows Macduff where Duncan is lodging. Lenox describes the strange and unnatural events of the previous night. Macduff cries out at the discovery of the kings murder, Lennox and Macbeth go and see for themselves.  Macbeth returns and expresses his shock. Duncan’s sons, Malcolm and Donalbain are told their father is dead. Macbeth explains why he killed the boy guards Lady Macbeth faints as her husband recalls Duncans bloody murder.

Quote:
– “The night has been unruly: where we lay, our chimneys were blown down; and, as they say, lamentis her i’ the air; strange screams of death.”

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Writing