It was a bright cold day in April. The clocks were striking thirteen. Winston Smith nuzzled his chin into his breast in an effort to escape the vile wind. He slipped quickly through the glass doors of Victory Mansions. Though not quickly enough to prevent a swirl of gritty dust from entering along with him.
Scene 1: Characters: Docter, gentlewoman, Lady Macbeth Location: Dunsinane. A room in the castle Time: Events: A waiting-gentlewoman speaks to a docter about Lady Macbeth. She explains that she has been acting fearful and nervous and will only sleep in the light. Lady Macbeth enters the room sleepwalking. She tries to rub invisible blood off […]
Scene 1: Characters: The three witches, Macbeth, apparitions, Lenox Location: A dark cave with a boiling cauldron in the center. Time: Unknown Events: The three witches gather in a dark cave, and prepare their magic brew in provision for Macbeth’s meeting. Macbeth arrives and wants the witches to answer his question, no matter the consequences it […]
SCENE 1: Characters: Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, Banquo, Lenox, Rosse, Attendant, murderers Location: Forres. A room in the palace Time: Day. Unknown Events: A crowning ceremony takes place where Macbeth is officially named king. Banquo starts to express his fears about Macbeth killing Duncan and wonders whether his own prediction about his offspring becoming royalty will […]
Scene 1: An imaginary dagger leads Macbeth onwards to killing Duncan. SCENE 2: Characters: Lady Macbeth, Macbeth Location: Macbeth’s castle Time: Middle of the night Events: Macbeth is filled with regret after killing Duncan and framing the guards. He believes that his stained hands could not be cleansed by the greatest oceans and his guiltiness […]
ACT 1, SCENE 1: Characters: The three witches Location: An open/desert place Time: Unknown (before the end of the battle) Events: The witches plan to meet again after the battle is over. They plan to meet Macbeth on the heath. Quote: “Fair is foul, and foul is fair” – paradox ACT 1, SCENE 2: Characters: […]