Act Five – Scene Four

Characters:
Doctor
Macbeth
Malcolm
Menteth
Siward
Soldiers

Summary:
As Macbeth struggles into his armour , the doctor leaves, wishing he were well away from Dunsinane. The two armies opposing  Macbeth have joined forces. Malcolm orders that every man must cut down a bough from Birnam wood so that they can conceal the army’s true size, and reports that many men have deserted  from Macbeth.

Quote
“Let every soldier hew him down a bough, and bear’t before him: thereby shall we shadow the numbers of our host, and make discovery err report of us.” – Malcolm

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