macbeth act 1 scene 1

macbeth act 1 scene 1

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this is act 1 and scene 1

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  • "Where the place?" 
  • "Upon the heath" 
  • "There to meet Macbeth" 
  • I have defeated Macdonwald and the armies of the King of Norway and the Scottish traitor.
  • "Oh valiant cousin! worthy gentleman" 
  • Go and let it be known that the current Thane of Cawdor is to be executed. Deliver the message to Macbeth that title of Thane of Cawdor is now bestowed upon him.
  • Will do, sire.
  • The three witches meet and discuss where they will be meeting and whom they will meet with.
  • Who are you?
  • Hail the Thane of Glamis, Macbeth!
  • Hail Macbeth, who will be king!
  • Hail the Thane of Cawdor, Macbeth!
  • Macbeth, a general, comes back to update King Duncan, who is waiting at his camp, about news of the battle. King Duncan praises Macbeth for his victory.
  • Please, tell me my prophesies.
  • You'll be not as high as Macbeth, but higher.
  • You will be like a king though you are not.
  • You will not be as happy as Macbeth, but happier.
  • After Macbeth leaves, Ross goes to King Duncan to tell him about the victory of Macbeth. King Duncan decides to have the current Thane of Cawdor executed. King Duncan wants Macbeth to be the new Thane of Cawdor and wants Ross to deliever the his words to Macdonwald and Macbeth.
  • The current Thane of Cawdor is clearly guilty of treason, therefore the king sentenced a death penalty upon him.
  • The prophesies of the witches are coming true...
  • Macbeth and Banquo run into the three witches. The three witches tell Macbeth about his prophecies.
  • After the witches tell Macbeth his prophesies, Banquo asks the witches for his prophecy. They do not tell Banquo directly but rather as a riddle.
  • Ross and Angus come to Duncan to deliver the king's message to him about how the king would like to recieve the title of Thane of Cawdor .
  • Macbeth, the king would like you to become the new Thane of Cawdor.
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