Macbeth: - Scottish general and noble. -Thane of Glamis who later becomes the Thane Cawdor. -Macbeth is a brave soldier with power but lacks ambition. Quote: What thou wouldst highly,That wouldst thou holily; wouldst not play falseAnd yet wouldst wrongly win.
King Duncan: -Great and benevolent king. - Had 2 sons named Malcolm and Donalbain. -King Duncan was loved by everyone. Besides, this DuncanHath borne his faculties so meek, hath beenSo clear in his great office, that his virtuesWill plead like angels, trumpet-tongued, against. The deep damnation of his taking-off;
Lady Macbeth: - Macbeth's wife. - She is an ambitious woman with the desire of power. - Lady Macbeth is a strong, heartless, pitiless and cruel woman. Glamis thou art, and Cawdor, and shalt be What thou art promised. Yet do I fear thy nature; It is too full o' th' milk of human kindnessTo catch the nearest way. Thou wouldst be great,Art not without ambition, but without The illness should attend it. Act 1 scene 5
Banquo: - Banquo is a brave and noble general. - His children will be kings but he will not. -He is a patient, cautious and determined man. Quote: My noble partner You greet with present grace and great prediction Of noble having and of royal hope, That he seems rapt withal. To me you speak not. If you can look into the seeds of time And say which grain will grow and which will not, Speak, then, to me, who neither beg nor fear Your favors nor your hate.
Macdonwald: -Leader of the rebel forces against the King of Scotland. -Macdonwald is killed by Macbeth -
The three witches: -They weave the threads of human destiny. - Also known as the Weird Sisters. - Tell Macbeth that he will become the Thane of Cawdor and that Banquo's children will be kings. - They use their ability of predicting the future to destroy human beings. -Servants of Hecate. Quotes: Fair is foul, and foul is fair. Act 1 scene 1 FIRST WITCHAll hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, Thane of Glamis! SECOND WITCHAll hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, Thane of Cawdor! THIRD WITCHAll hail, Macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter! act 1 scene 3
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