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What is the rising action of Macbeth?

Last Updated: 7th January, 2020

The rising action starts when Macbethencounters the three witches that prophesy that Macbeth willbecome king of Scotland. It continues to rise even further whenLady Macbeth suggests to kill Duncan (the current king). Thestrongest moment of the rising action, is whenMacbeth kills the king.

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Also, what is the climax of Macbeth?

The climax of the play takes place in Act Three,Scene 3, when Macbeth's assassins successfully kill Banquobut are not able to murder his son, Fleance.

Additionally, what are the major events in Macbeth? The main scenes within Macbeth include thefollowing:

  • The witches prophesize that Macbeth will become king.
  • Macbeth murders King Duncan.
  • Macbeth murders Banquo, but Fleance escapes.
  • Macbeth listens to the witches' new prophecies.
  • Macbeth murders Macduff's family.
  • Malcolm and Macduff join forces to overthrow Macbeth.

Also know, what is the role of the exposition in Macbeth?

The exposition of Macbeth is Act One:Macbeth's prophecies from the witches and his decision tokill Duncan to become king. The exposition is the beginningof a story, where the characters, setting, and problem areintroduced. Act One generally introduces the characters and sets upthe problem for the play.

How does Macbeth change throughout the play?

At the beginning of the play, Macbeth is arespected general, a devoted husband, and a loyal subject of theking. The first of the witches' prophecies bring out his ambitiousnature, but he struggles with killing the king. Lady Macbethbecomes more and more unimportant to her husband after killingDuncan, however.

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