Introduction: In this essay i am going to explore the deteriorating state of mind of Macbeth that Shakespeare presents in the play the way that macbeth acts at the start is a really angry and brutal when is a war/battle. Also macbeth is state of mind is deteriorating in the case that he kill the […]

Act 5 scene 5: Elsewhere in the field, Brutus stops and asks his remaining friends to rest on a rock.He calls Clitus aside and asks him to do something in a whisper. Clitus declines to do the mystery deed, saying he’d rather kill himself.The process is repeated with Dardanius. The two men, Clitus and Dardanius, reveal […]

Act 5 scene 4: Everyone goes out onto the battlefield in a blaze of glory. Young Cato runs around shouting his name as a challenge to anyone who stands for tyranny and against the Roman Republic.Lucilius is running around pretending to be Brutus.Some enemy soldiers unceremoniously kill Young Cato. They’re ready to kill Lucilius too, […]

Act 5 scene 3: When Cassius’s standard bearer the guy who carries his battle flag tried to run away, Cassius killed him and took up the flag himself. This guy is merciless!Titinius doesn’t comment on this behavior but points out that Brutus came down on Octavius’s army too early. Though they were initially weaker, Octavius’s […]

SOLILOQUY: She should have died hereafter; There would have been a time for such a word. To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day To the last syllable of recorded time, And all our yesterdays have lighted fools The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but […]

At Macduff is castle

In a dark cavern, a bubbling cauldron hisses and spits, and the three witches suddenly appear onstage. They circle the cauldron, chanting spells and adding bizarre ingredients to their steely of newt and toe of frog, Wool of bat and tongue of dog. Hecate materializes and compliments the witches on their work. One of the […]

That night, somewhere in Scotland, Lennox walks with another lord, discussing what has happened to the kingdom. Banquo’s murder has been officially blamed on Fleance, who has fled. Nevertheless, both men suspect Macbeth, whom they call a tyrant, in the murders of Duncan and Banquo. The lord tells Lennox that Macduff has gone to England, […]

Equivocator definition: the use of equivocal or ambiguous expressions, especially in order to mislead or hedge; prevarication. Act 4 scene 1: First apparition an armed Head by the first apparition telling Macbeth to beware of Macduff

It is a pity silly scene has to be included in Macbeth. Or perhaps it is the work of an actor who found he had no part in the play, and so created the character of iterate for himself, after the banquet scene: Macbeth said then that He would call upon the witches ‘Tomorrow’ and […]