Act 1 scene 5

Characters: Lady Macbeth, Macbeth, messenger, servent.

Location: Macbeth’s house.

Time: Just before Macbeth arrives home.

Events: Lady Macbeth has learnt of the witches, and the fact that her husband shall be king. Because of this, knowing that her husband won’t be able to do the dark deeds required, she decides to do kill king Duncan and make Macbeth the new king.The messenger walks in now and talks of king Duncan coming that very night. Macbeth then walks in and, hearing his wife ordering him to kill the king, he decides to dismiss her, and says to talk about this later.

Quote:”Stop up th’ access and passage to remorse;” lady Macbeth talks about stopping all remorse from being fet so she canbe a more effective killer.

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