Act 5, Macbeth.

Describe the events occurring in Act 5, scene 1. LOCATION: A room in Dunsinane Castle – Lady Macbeth, doctor, gentlewomen are present. At night in the king’s palace in Dunsinane a doctor and a gentle women talk about Lady Macbeth’s strange habit of sleepwalking.Lady Macbeth enters in a trance with a candle in her hand.Wailing about the murders of Lady Macduff and Banquo. She claims to see blood on her hands and says nothing will ever wash it off.She leaves and the doctor and gentlewomen are amazed at her descent into madness.
Describe the events occurring in Act 5, scene 2. LOCATION: The country near Dunsinane – Scottish Noblemen are present. The English army led by Malcolm approaching the Scottish army will meet them near Birnam wood to join forces. Macbeth has fortified Dunsinane castle and is making military preparations in a mad rage.
Describe the events occurring in Act 5, scene 3. LOCATION: A room in Dunsinane Castle – Macbeth, servant, doctor. Macbeth says he’s not scared of Malcolm or the English army because the witches have to him he would never be harmed. Seyton says an army of 10,000 Englishmen are approaching the castle. Macbeth insists on wear his armour even though it’s not battle time yet.The doctor tells Macbeth that his lady must get rest. Macbeth orders him to cure her of her delusions.
Describe the events occurring in Act 5, scene 4. LOCATION: Country near Birnam Wood – Scottish noblemen, Siward and his son, Malcolm, Macduff are present. English soldiers cut down boughs of the forest and carry them in front of themselves are they march to the castle, disguising their numbers.(The third apparitions warning)
Describe the events occurring in Act 5, scene 5. LOCATION: Dunsinane, within the castle – Macbeth, Seyton, and soldiers are present.
Describe the events occurring in Act 5, scene 6. Malcolm, Siward and Macduff land their army (covered with branches from Birnam Wood) outside Dunsinane.Siward will lead the battle with his son, and Malcolm and Macduff will take the rear and manage everything else.The soldiers drop their “leafy screens,” the alarms sound, and the battle for Scotland begin.
Describe the events occurring in Act 5, scene 7. Macbeth appears on stage and compares himself to a bear in a bear-baiting contest.Young Siward enters and … quickly dies. Macbeth talks some evil smack over the dead body, to the effect of “swords and weapons can’t touch me because you’re of woman born.”Macduff runs on stage looking for Macbeth and screams for the evil tyrant Macbeth to come out and show his ugly face.Macduff is hot to kill Macbeth with his own sword because he’ll likely be haunted by his wife and kids if he doesn’t.He begs “fortune” to let him find Macbeth so he can stab him in the guts.Siward and Malcolm feel pity about the situation they’re in.
Describe the events occurring in Act 5, scene 8. Macbeth enters the stage alone and says he refuses to “play the Roman fool” (someone who would choose noble suicide in the face of defeat)Macduff enters and calls Macbeth a “hell-hound” and Macbeth talks a little trash in return, Macduff is having none of it.They fight, and Macbeth continues to be cocky. He says Macduff hasn’t got a chance since he, Macbeth, can’t be killed by anyone “of woman born.”That’s funny, says Macduff, because He was delivered, prematurely, via Cesarean section. And apparently that means he wasn’t “born.”Macbeth curses the “juggling fiends” and their twisted prophesy. Macduff kills him.
Describe the events occurring in Act 5, scene 9. Malcolm and Siward run across the stage looking for Macbeth.Siward takes time out to exposit for the audience: there’s a lot of fighting going on at the castle, the thanes are fighting exceptionally well, and Malcolm’s pretty close to victory.It looks like Siward’s son (Young Siward) and Macduff are missing.Ross delivers the news that Young Siward was slain by Macbeth. That’s okay, says Young Siward’s dad; at least he died “like a man.” Things seriously improve when Macduff shows up waving Macbeth’s severed head. Everyone turns to Malcolm and yells “Hail, King of Scotland.” Malcolm delivers the play’s final speech.
She should have died hereafter;There would have been a time for such a word. Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow, Creeps in this petty pace from day to day To the last syllable of recorded time And all our yesterdays have lighted foolsThe way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle! Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor playerThat struts and frets his hour upon the stageAnd then is heard no more. It is a tale Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,Signifying nothing Macbeth to Seyton. Scene 5SITUATION: Macbeth is talking to Seyton, his Armour bearer saying how to put up the castles banners and prepare for the army. Suddenly a dreadful cry from a women rings out. Seyton goes to check and returns to tell Macbeth that his Lady is dead.
Out, damned spot! Out, I say!—One, two. Why, then, ’tis time to do ‘t. Hell is murky!—Fie, my lord, fie! A soldier, and afeard? What need we fear who knows it, when none can call our power to account?—Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him Lady Macbeth to Lady Macbeth Scene 1 SITUATION: Lady Macbeths gentle women has called upon a doctor because of Lady Macebeths sleep walking habits. While the Doctor and Gentlewomen watch her walk out with a taper she basically confesses to all the murders. While they observe her they see her “washing” her hands to get the blood out.
I still have the smell of blood on my hand. All the perfumes of Arabia couldn’t make my little hand smell better. Oh, oh, oh! Lady Macbeth to Lady Macbeth Scene 1 SITUATION: Lady Macbeths gentle women has called upon a doctor because of Lady Macebeths sleep walking habits. While the Doctor and Gentlewomen watch her walk out with a taper she basically confesses to all the murders. While they observe her they see her “washing” her hands to get the blood out.
Ay, , but their sense shut. Gentlewomen to DoctorScene 1 SITUATION: Lady Macbeths gentle women has called upon a doctor because of Lady Macebeths sleep walking habits. While the Doctor and Gentlewomen watch her walk out with a taper and her eyes wide open.
Great Dunsinane he strongly fortifies.Some say he’s mad, others that lesser hate himDo call it valiant fury. But, for certain,He cannot buckle his distempered causeWithin the belt of rule Caithness to Menteith Scene 2SITUATION: The Scottish noblemen are conversing about the English Army being led by Malcolm, if Donailbain will show, and what Macbeth, the tyrant is doing right now. Mentieth asks what the tyrant is doing and so Caithness replies that he is fortifying his castle and how out of control he is.
ow minutely revolts upbraid his faith-breach.Those he commands move only in command,Nothing in love. Now does he feel his titleHang loose about him, like a giant’s robeUpon a dwarfish thief Angus to Menteith Scene 2SITUATION: The Scottish noblemen are conversing about the English Army being led by Malcolm, if Donailbain will show, and what Macbeth, the tyrant is doing right now. Mentieth asks what the tyrant is doing and so Caithness replies that he is fortifying his castle and how out of control he is then angus adds on that his army is only fighting out of command, not love and how small of a king he is.
Or so much as it needs,To dew the sovereign flower and drown the weeds.Make we our march towards Birnam. Lennox to CaithnessScene 2SITUATION: The Scottish noblemen are conversing about the English Army being led by Malcolm, if Donailbain will show, and what Macbeth, the tyrant is doing right now. Mentieth asks what the tyrant is doing and so Caithness replies that he is fortifying his castle and how out of control he is then angus adds on that his army is only fighting out of command, not love and how small of a king he is. Then Caithness adds on and says they’ll fight out of love. Lennox replies that they’ll do anything to get rid of Macbeth and flourish Malcolm.
Then fly, false thanes,And mingle with the English epicures.The mind I sway by and the heart I bearShall never sag with doubt nor shake with fear. Macbeth to Macbeth Scene 3 The scene starts with Macbeth looking out his castle window and sees Scottish Thanes flee from Macbeths castle. This doesn’t bother him and he claims he’ll remain strong and brave.
Thereby shall we shadowThe numbers of our host and make discoveryErr in report of us. Malcolm to SoldiersScene 4 They are situated near Birnam wood and are planning to cut down the trees so that they can disguised the armies numbers and trick Macbeth.
Let our just censuresAttend the true event, and put we onIndustrious soldiership Macduff to Malcolm Scene 4 They are situated near Birnam wood and after they plan to cut down the trees so that they can disguised the armies numbers and trick Macbeth, They talk about how men are forced to fight Macbeth without their hearts in it- so they must win since their hearts are in it. Macduff says to fight hard.
They are situated near Birnam wood and are planning to cut down the trees so that they can disguised the armies numbers and trick Macbeth. Macduff to SiwardScene 6they are situated in a plain before Macbeths castle. Macduff and Siward talk about the final battle plan and how they will fight until they’ve either won or lost.
They have tied me to a stake. I cannot fly,But, bearlike, I must fight the course. Macbeth to Macbeth Scene 7Macbeth is realizing he cant run away, he has to fight.
Thou liest, abhorrèd tyrant. With my swordI’ll prove the lie thou speak’st Young Siward to Macbeth scene 7Young Siward enters into the room Macbeth is in. After Macbeth reveals his name young Siward is prepared to fight and is killed in battle.
Thou wast born of woman.But swords I smile at, weapons laugh to scorn,Brandished by man that’s of a woman born Macbeth to Macbeth Scene 7 Young Siward enters into the room Macbeth is in. After Macbeth reveals his name young Siward is prepared to fight and is killed in battle. Macbeth reflects on how he inst afraid of any man who is born from a women and how swords dont scare him.
We have met with foesThat strike beside us. Malcolm to Siward. scene 7 Malcolm and Siwards army are winning and now they enter the castle to seek Macbeth. Malcolm points out how Macbeths soldiers are fighting like they do not want to hurt them.
Turn, hellhound, turn! Macduff to Macbeth scene 8 After Macbeth talks to himself about rather killing his enemies then himself Macduff enters upon Macbeth and demands him to turn around to fight.
I have no words.My voice is in my sword. Thou bloodier villainThan terms can give thee out! Macduff to Macbeth Scene 8 After Macbeth talks to himself about rather killing his enemies then himself Macduff enters upon Macbeth and demands him to turn around to fight. Macbeth says he has no words for him, that his sword will speak for him and that macbeth is too evil for words.
Then yield thee, coward,And live to be the show and gaze o’ th’ time.We’ll have thee, as our rarer monsters are,Painted on a pole, and underwrit,”Here may you see the tyrant.” macduff to MacbethScene 8 After Macbeth talks to himself about rather killing his enemies then himself Macduff enters upon Macbeth and demands him to turn around to fight. After Macbeth has found out Macduff wasn’t naturally born he doesn’t want to fight Macduff. Macduff tells him to surrender so he can cage him just like deformed animals.
Before my bodyI throw my warlike shield.Lay on, Macduff,And damned be him that first cries, “Hold, enough!” Macbeth to Macduff Scene 8 After Macbeth talks to himself about rather killing his enemies then himself Macduff enters upon Macbeth and demands him to turn around to fight. After Macbeth has found out Macduff wasn’t naturally born he doesn’t want to fight Macduff. Macduff tells him to surrender so he can cage him just like deformed animals. Macbeth says no to that and tells Macduff that he’ll put his shield up and fight and then dies at the hands of Macduff ***LAST LINE OF MACBETH***
Your son, my lord, has paid a soldier’s debt. Ross to Siward Scene 9After Macbeth has been killed the victorous army enters Dunsinane. Ross informs Siward that his son died in battle.
some must go off. And yet, by these I see,So great a day as this is cheaply bought. Siward to Malcolm scene 9 After Macbeth has been killed the victorous army enters Dunsinane, Malcolm says he wishes their friends survied the battle and Siward says that some people die in every battle and by looking around it doesnt seem like much.
He’s worth more sorrow,And that I’ll spend for him. Malcolm to Siward Scene 8 After Macbeth has been killed the victorous army enters Dunsinane, Ross delivers the news that young Siward was killed in battle and his father is proud of him and wishes he had more sons to do the same. Malcolm doesnt think that is enough to mourn young Siward so Malcolm says he’ll mourn for him.
Hail, king! For so thou art. Behold where standsThe usurper’s cursèd head. The time is free.I see thee compassed with thy kingdom’s pearl,That speak my salutation in their minds,Whose voices I desire aloud with mine.Hail, King of Scotland! Macduff to Malcolm Scene 9 Siward was going on how proud he was for his son dying such a greta solider and Macduff enters with Macbeths head. They all gather in a loud cheer for the new king of scotland.
We shall not spend a large expense of timeBefore we reckon with your several lovesAnd make us even with you. My thanes and kinsmen,Henceforth be earls, the first that ever ScotlandIn such an honor named. What’s more to do,Which would be planted newly with the time,As calling home our exiled friends abroadThat fled the snares of watchful tyranny,Producing forth the cruel ministersOf this dead butcher and his fiendlike queen,Who, as ’tis thought, by self and violent handsTook off her life; this, and what needful elseThat calls upon us, by the grace of Grace,We will perform in measure, time, and place.So, thanks to all at once and to each one,Whom we invite to see us crowned at Scone Malcolm to everyone?Scene 9 ***LAST SPEECH OF PLAY***

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