Books and Movies Reviews


The plot begins with King Duncan meeting a sergeant by a war. The sergeant tells the king about the war, he tells him about how Macbeth bravely fought and captured him. The King pronounces that Macbeth is to the Thane. Macbeth and Banquo come across the witches and they pridict that Macbeth will be Thane and also King. They also predicted that Banquo's sons would be Kings. Macbeth receives that Thane. Macbeth and Banquo arrive at Duncan's palace nad he proclaims Malcolm to the throne. He also announces that his visit to Macbeth's castle. Lady Macbeth reads Macbeth's letter and they begin to plan to kill Duncan. Duncan arrives at their castle but Macbeth decides not to kill the King but is convinced by Lady Macbeth to continue.
Macbeth imagines a dagger leading his way to Duncan's room. He kills Duncan and goes to meet Lady Macbeth. He tells her that he has done it but she is shocked to find that he has taken the daggers with him. He refused to go back, so she went back to leave the daggers. They go back to their rooms to make it seems as though they where sleeping. Macduff and Lennox have arrived and are greeted by Macbeth. Macduff goes in to wake the King but reports that he is dead. Macbeth kills the guards out of loyalty to the King and Malcolm and Donalbain flee the country. Macbeth is crowned King.
Macbeth also remembers banquo's prophecy and hires two guards to kill Banquo and Fleance. Macbeth does not reveal this to Lady Macbeth. Macbeth sends a third murderer, the three ambush Banquo and Fleance but only manage to kill Banquo and Fleance escapes. One of the murderers appear and announce that Banquo is dead and Macbeth is delighted but is soon in dismay when he finds out that Fleance has escaped. Macbeth joins the Banquet and sees Banquo's ghost and so Lady Macbeth tells the guests to leave. Macbeth then tells her he is going to meet the witches for further information. Macduff flees to En