Macbeth

5 characters

Banquo - Best friend of Macbeth, the witches told him that his children would become king. Is the son of the King Duncan -A thane of scotland and general in king duncans army. He suspects that Macbeth cheated his to become king. He is dead.

King Duncan - He has 2 sons. he is talking to Lady Macbeth for the the whole scene 6. He is the king of Scotland. Dead now.


Lady Macbeth- Macbeth’s wife who is power hungry to be queen so she guilt trips him to kill Duncan so they can be the most powerful couple. She is dead.

Witches - tell Macbeth about his future of ruling and how he will do it.

Macbeth- He's an epic hero at first. Then him and his bestfriend Banquo run into these 3 witches, who tell Macbeth that he will become king. Now Macbeth is a Tragic Hero because he kills the king and now he's king. Then he kills Banquo. Now Macbeth is dead.

4 traits of a Tragic Hero

Macbeth was the Tragic Hero in the play.

They are at first good and then they become evil

They are usually greedy

They will do anything to get what they want

4 traits of an Epic Hero

They are good and stay good

Everyone likes them

They are usually the hero of a war

Everyone looks up to them

2 themes

Things are not what they seem- Macbeth hires murderers to kill Banquo and Fleance so that no one knows that Macbeth was behind their deaths

Banquo says that fortunes sometimes are not what they seem.

Power Corrupts: A little taste of power makes you want more.

Macbeth hires the murderers to kill Banquo and his son

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Calm sunny war just got done with. So this is when Macbeth was a Epic Hero

Dark kind of scary creepy- When Macbeth and Banquo first find the witches

Bright sunny warm- Everyone is happy because Macbeth died and now they have a new king.

Question

Why did Lady Macbeth just commit suicide?