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What happened in the play Macbeth?
Last Updated: 10th February, 2020
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Besides, what happens in the play Macbeth?
A brave Scottish general named Macbeth receives aprophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King ofScotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife,Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the Scottish thronefor himself. He is then wracked with guilt andparanoia.
Secondly, what happens at the end of the play Macbeth? Macduff seeks vengeance for his murdered wife and child,but Macbeth thinks he cannot be killed by any of woman born,as the witches' told him so. Macduff defeats Macbeth,punctuating the victory by carrying his severed head on stage atthe end. Shakespeare was at his most epic with theconclusion of Macbeth.
Keeping this in view, who kills Macbeth in the play?
Banquo - Banquo was also killed by murderers sentby Macbeth due to Macbeth feeling paranoid of Banquoknowing what he did to achieve the title of King. When Banquo iskilled, Fleance ( his son) escapes. Lady Macbeth -Lady Macbeth's death was not shown on stage, but rather herdead body being found.
What happened in the beginning of Macbeth?
The play begins with the brief appearance of a trio ofwitches and then moves to a military camp, where the Scottish KingDuncan hears the news that his generals, Macbeth and Banquo,have defeated two separate invading armies—one from Ireland,led by the rebel Macdonwald, and one from Norway.