Macbeth - Study Guide Act 1, Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

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Act 1, Scene 1 Summary

Three Witches meet in a desert place with thunder, lightening and rain. They vow to meet again when some mighty battle is over before the sun sets on the heath. They will meet with Macbeth. There is something murky, something terrible in the air; a sense of anticipation of something about to happen on a large scale.

Act 1, Scene 1 Analysis

We are introduced to Macbeth's key deceivers in this play. Undeniably interesting, the Witches' give themselves away as deceptive and cruel in the very beginning.

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