What bloody man is that? He can report, As seemeth by his plight, of the revolt The newest state.
This is the Sergeant Who like a good and hardy soldier fought
Act 1 scene 2 slide 4
No more that Thane of Cawdor shall deceive Our bosom interest: go pronounce his present death
I'll see it done.
The witches are talking about meeting with Macbeth after the battle. After the battle the witches will deliver news to Macbeth about becoming Thane of Cawdor and eventually king.
act 1 scene 3
Speak if you can what are you?
All hail Macbeth thane of cawdor
The kings son Malcolm has just been saved by a sergeant. During battle malcolm found himself in trouble. Luckily for him the sergeant came to help him.
Act 1 scene 4
Ross discuses with Duncan about executing the Thane of Cawdor for his traitorous acts against the king and his people. However Duncan and his people have won the battle and will now execute the thane replacing him with Macbeth.
Act 1 scene 5
This is Macbeth’s first interaction with the witches. The battle has just ended and word of Macbeth becoming a thane has not gotten around yet. The witches however find him and tell him about him becoming the Thane.
Macbeth learns Duncan’s son will become the next king after Duncan dies. Macbeth being much older than Malcolm realizes that if Malcolm becomes the next king Macbeth will die first and not become king. Macbeth is deciding whether to take action or not.
That is a step I must fall or else overleap
Lady Macbeth says she will take care of Duncan and Malcolm tonight at their house party. She tells Macbeth to greet the guests and to act normal. She fears her husband is not strong enough to become king.