Macbeth
Updated: 1/15/2021
Macbeth

Storyboard Text

  • I have no spur to prick the sides of my intent, but only vaulting ambition, which o’erleaps itsef and falls on the other
  • Hamartia: Macbeth's boundless ambition is his fatal flaw that leads to his demise.
  • I have no spur to prick the sides of my intent, but only vaulting ambition, which o’erleaps itsef and falls on the other
  • Hubris: Macbeth and Macduff confront eachother in a battle. Despite of his crimes, Macbeth is arrogant and does not giveup.
  • Peripeteia: When Macbeth goes back to the witches and is warned by the 3 apparitions is when his reversal of fortune begins.
  • Macbeth! Macbeth! Beware Macduff
  • “I have liv’d long enough: my way of life if fall’n into the sear, the yellow leaf, and that which should accompany old age, as honor, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have.”
  • Anagnorisis: Macbeth in a room in the castle where he realizes his mistakes before the battle.
  • Nemesis: During the battle, when Macduff tells Macbeth that he is not woman born is when Macbeth realizes his end has come. This is a very significant moment of recognition.
  • Tell thee, Macduff was from his mother's womb untimely ripp'd
  • I have done the deed
  • Catharsis: After Macbeth commits Duncan’s murder, he does not seem to be in a stable state of mind. The audience feels terror and pity for him because he has lost his virtue and will now be dealing with fate.