Characters: Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, Messenger
Scene Set:A room in Macbeth Castle
Information: Lady Macbeth reads a letter from Macbeth. Within the letter Macbeth talks about the Witches he meet and they gave him some knowledge that the should not have known” they have more in them than mortal knowledge”. He then continues by saying that the Witches predict that he would become Thane of Cawdor and King. He says to his wife to keep this new information secret. As said in the last scene Macbeth ”Stars,hide your fires! let not light see my black deep desires” shows that he has dark desires and doesn’t want anyone else out of his trust circle (Lady Macbeth And Banquo)to know. Lady Macbeth doesn’t think Macbeth he has what it takes to be King.”It is too full o’ th’ milk of human kindness To catch the nearest way” Lady Macbeth continues to mock Macbeth thats hes to afraid to be King but she will convince him to do whatever it takes to be King.After Lady Macbeth here’s the news that Duncan is coming to die she sees the opportunity that that is where she can kill him”That croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan Under my battlements“. She continues to rant about her evil thoughts on killing Duncan, While revealing her evil herself. Macbeth then enter and She continues to plan how they will kill the Duncan and become King”That croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan”.Lady Macbeth continues to take control of the situation and says he should stay quite so he doesn’t raise suspicion.”Only look up clear.o alter favor ever is to fear.”
Interesting Thought: Whether Lady Macbeth is going to these extreme for her self or for him is unknown.