Question: English & Literature

Why does Shakespeare begin Scene 1 in Act II with Banquo and Fleance? What purpose does this scene serves dramatically. (In the play Macbeth)

In English & Literature | Asked by Meow5
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Answers

This is a device used by Shakespeare to remind the audience of the witche's prediction about Banquo's sons sitting on the throne of Scotland. 

MHood2 | 455 days ago