The Witches’ First Prediction Comes True & Lady
Macbeth Begins Plotting to Kill King Duncan
Macbeth writes a letter to his wife telling her of the ‘strange’ events with the witches and how they predicted he would be king. Lady Macbeth, who is very ambitious, begins plotting how to kill the king.
What is Being Said:
Macbeth – Wow the first prediction came true.
Banquo – Beware the creatures of darkness. They tell little lies to make us do wicked things.
Narrator – Macbeth then wrote to his ambitious wife telling her of the strange events.
Lady Macbeth – King they say? My husband is too good a man to commit regicide (the killing of a king). He will need some encouraging.
Narrator – lady Macbeth then began plotting how to kill King Duncan.