An establishing shot, closing up on Macduff's castle, this is immedately after the scene in which he discovers the corpse of Duncan. The reason of the scene that will follow is to portray Mcduff's inner thoughts and emotions regarding Macbeth and the sudden regicide of King Duncan
This scene cuts in to Macduff alnd Lady Macduff's bedroom,Lady Macbeth is sleeping but it displays Macduff lying in bed awake, this gives the effect that his inner conscience is in a state of confusion. This shows Macduff's true character
This scene cuts to a close-up Macduff; this close up gives the audience further insight into the troubled mind of Macbeth. The lighting in the room will be very dark with a candle in the room beside Macduff. This will give the added effectof acting as a symbol, the candle representing Macduff's light, pure soul in an otherwise evil, unjust society caused by Macbeth. Macduff's monologue will also give the audience a further interpretation of the thoughts that are undoubtedly plaguing his thoughts.
Duncan appears to Macduff, as an apparition; however, Duncan may just be dreaming. In any case, this foreshadows future events that will follow throughout
Duncan then disappears, and Macduff wakes up and so does Lady Macduff. He begins to tell her of his theory; however, Lady Macduff believes he has gone crazy and starts to resent his attitudes.
Lady Macbeth leaves the castle, with a voice-over stating her inner thoughts. This preludes to the scene in which Lady Macduff is murdered by Macbeth because in that scene she expresses to her son the anger that she is feeling towards Macduff.