A Summary of Macbeth

What is Macbeth About? A Summary of Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

Macbeth Summary

Macbeth is one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. It is filled with mystery, betrayal, blood, madness, regicide, honor, scheming and blood. The play explores some of the darkest elements of human character and many of its themes ring true several hundred years after the tragedy was first performed. This is a graphic novel overview of ‘The Scottish Play’.

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Enter the Witches -Macbeth & Banquo

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The Witches
Speak to Macbeth
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The witches speak to Banquo. Macbeth gets a promotion.

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Lady Macbeth
begins plotting.

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King Duncan

arrives & Macbeth sees a dagger.
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Lady Macbeth
 goes to kill King Duncan, but can’t.
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Macbeth kills King Duncan & his Guards

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Macbeth has Banquo Assassinated

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Banquo’s Ghost Appears at the Party

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Macbeth visits the Witches a Second Time
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Macbeth Has Macduff’s Family Murdered

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Birnam Wood Comes to Dunsinane & Macbeth Dies


Macbeth Worksheet

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