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Essay | Macbeth: Act 3 Scene 1 - Summary & Analysis

This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of Macbeth.
This section contains 968 words
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Macbeth: Act 3 Scene 1 - Summary & Analysis

Summary: This essay is about Act 3, Scene 1. There is a short summary of the scene and an analysis, which describes the changing of the behaviour of Macbeth.
M A C B E T H

Act III Scene I :

A Summary

After Banquo exits, Macbeth is left alone with his thoughts. He quickly realizes that to be king is nothing unless the king is safe. And he does not feel secure with Banquo around, who "hath a wisdom that doth guide his valour ... There is none but he whose being I do fear ... under him, my genius is rebuked." Since the rest of the witches' prophesy has already turned into truth, Macbeth fears that the part about Banquo's children taking over the kingship will also come true. To prevent the last part from coming true, Macbeth decides to kill his trusted friend and his son, Fleance, later that night. Right away he orders in a pair of poor and ignorant beggars, convinces them that "it was [Banquo] in the times past...

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This section contains 968 words
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Purchase our Student Essay on Macbeth: Act 3 Scene 1 - Summary & Analysis
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