The character of Macbeth
How does the character of Macbeth develop throughout the play? Think about the key events of the play and Macbeth's changing thoughts and feelings, before working through some important questions about Macbeth's character.We have chosen quotations to support the points made, but try to find other examples yourself to use in your essays.Look at how quickly Macbeth goes from being a loyal, faithful subject and husband to a vicious, desperate tyrant.
Why do the witches' prophecies have so much power over Macbeth?
Macbeth and Banquo hear the same words - but they react in very different ways. Why is Macbeth so moved?
Different interpretations of the witches
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