Shakespeare homepage | Macbeth | Entire play For brave Macbeth--well he deserves that name-- . All hail, Macbeth, hail to thee, thane of Cawdor! Shakespeare's play about a Scottish nobleman and his wife who murder their king for his throne charts the extremes of ambition and guilt. First staged in William Shakespeare's play The Tragedy of Macbeth, or Macbeth, is one of his shorter tragedies, and was probably written between Shakespeare.


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Their speedy departure seems to implicate them shakespeare macbeth the crime, and Macbeth becomes king. Macbeth visits the Weird Sisters Three Witches on shakespeare macbeth blasted heath; title page by John Gilbert for an edition of Shakespeare's works, — King Duncan wants to reward Macbeth for his victory, and has decided to promote him, giving him more money, land and power.

This is exactly what the witches said would happen, so Macbeth wonders if it is also true that he will become king one day. She becomes excited about the idea of her husband becoming king, and she wants to be the shakespeare macbeth herself.


She persuades him that murdering Duncan is the best thing shakespeare macbeth do, and that she will plan everything.

But Macbeth is worried that his friends might become his enemies, and might want to kill him so that they can become king. The hero, Macbeth, the Thane of Glamys and later Thane of Cawdor, murders the king, Duncan, and is elected as shakespeare macbeth in his place.


Lady Macbeth, his wife, is his co-conspirator in the murder. Macduff, the Thane of Fife, suspects Macbeth and his whole shakespeare macbeth is massacred. Macduff is the man who finally kills Macbeth.


The witches tell Macbeth and his fellow general and friend Banquo their shakespeare macbeth about the men's future. Their responses seem to indicate that Macbeth will become first a "Thame of Glamis" and a "Thame of Cawdor," and then shall become "King hereafter.

With the witches' first prophecy fulfilled, Macbeth, shakespeare macbeth first skeptical, begins to imagine himself as inheriting the throne. Macbeth and Banquo shakespeare macbeth welcomed by King Duncan, and he praises them for their valor in battle and announces that he would like to spend the night at Macbeth's castle.

King Shakespeare macbeth also announces that his son, Malcolm, will be his heir, which Macbeth feels further necessitates his speedy action to steal the throne.

Writing ahead to shakespeare macbeth wife, Macbeth confesses the story about the witches' prophecies.

Lady Macbeth, with an unscrupulous greed for the throne, challenges her husband's manhood for his shakespeare macbeth in killing the king, and persuades him to kill King Duncan that very night.

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