Paddock calls anon. Fair is foul,and foul is fair. Hover throughthe fog and filthy air.
Act 1 Scene 2
Go pronounce his present death, And with his former title greet Macbeth
The Thane of Cawdor, began a dismal conflict, Tillthat Bellona's bridegroom, lapped in proof,Confronted him with self-comparisons, Pointagainst point, rebellious, arm 'gainst arm,Curbing his lavish spirit, and, to conclude, Thevictory fell on us!
Act 1 Scene 3
Your greet with present grace and great prediction Of noble having and of royal hope,That he seems rapt withal. To me you speak not
All hail, Macbeth, hail to thee, Thane of Cawdor! All hail, Macbeth, that shalt be King hereafter!
The witches are talking with each other about when they will meet againand first meet with Macbeth. The three witches in this scene are thesupernatural existences that appear in the play with the prediction ofthis overall play. This opening scene depicts the three witches as amysterious and weird creature that looks totally different with othercharacters.
Act 1 Scene 4
My worthy Cawdor!
After showing the three withes, the flow of the play changes into themain story and starts to introduce the normal characters of this play.King Duncan heard that Scotland made success in defeating therebellion by the huge contribution of Macbeth. This shows how braveand faithful Macbeth is to Scotland. Moreover, this scene depicts KingDuncan's king attitude to people who contribute to him and country alot. In this scene, he gave Thane of Cawdor to Macbeth
Act 1 Scene 5
My dearest love,Duncan comes here tonight.
When Macbeth and Banquo are returning to Scotland afterdefeating the rebellion, they met three witches. The witches'prophecy rises the dark desire of Macbeth. Moreover, Banquo'squote in the picture above shows that he has a hidden ambitionabout having a great authority. This is one of the importantscenes which creates the rise of action in the play.
While king Duncan shows all the kindness to Macbeth, Macbethshows all his faithfulness and loyalty to King Duncan and hidehis dark ambition in front of King. King Duncan plans to visit hishouse, and he keeps hiding his dark desire of being king.
The service and the loyalty I owe, In doing it, pays itself...The rest is labour,which is not used for you
lady macbeth suggests that her husband is weak — he contains too much of "the milk of human kindness." When Macbeth arrives from the court of Duncan, bearing news of the king's forthcoming visit, his wife makes her plans clear to him.