Macbeth Act 4 Scene 1
Updated: 1/28/2021
Macbeth Act 4 Scene 1

Storyboard Text

  • Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn, and cauldron bubble
  • Even till destruction sicken, answer me To what I ask you
  • Macbeth beware MacDuff! Beware the Thane of Fife!
  • At the beginning of scene 1, we see the witches surrounding a cauldron, making potions and casting spells.
  • Had I three ears, I'd hear thee
  • none of woman born shall harm Macbeth
  • Macbeth is for looking for answers about his fate. He questions the three witches asking them to answer him. He doesn't care what they have to do, as long as they provide him with answers.
  • Macbeth shall never vanquished be until Great Birnam Wood to high Dunsinane HillShall come against him.
  • A knight apparition appears from the cauldron. He warns Macbeth about Macduff. Macbeth is shocked by this but wants more answers.
  • ...Banquo smiles upon me And points at them for his.
  • A second apparition ascends from the cauldron. He tells Macbeth that no one born from a woman shall harm Macbeth. Macbeth is still not satisfied and looks for even more answers.
  • After Macbeth hears what the 2nd apparition has to say, he believes he should murder Macduff since he is a threat to his power.
  • After thinking that he should kill MacDuff since he is a threat to his power, another apparition appears. The kid tells Macbeth will never be vanished until Great Birnam Wood to high Dunsinane Hill comes against him.
  • Macbeth is frightened as he sees eight kings, the last one being Banquo. Macbeth believes that his power is in great danger. After what he sees, he meets with Lennox who tells Macbeth that Macduff fled to England and Donalbain fled to Ireland. Macbeth believes Macduff will tell Donalbain what he has done.
  • The eighth appears who bears a glass Which shows me many more