Macbeth Summaries Act IV

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Macbeth Summaries – Act IV Act IV, scene 1: The Witches’ familiars (spirit demons who help them with their work) have declared the time has come to meet Macbeth. Engrossed in their ugly ritual, they chant as they circle the cauldron, throwing in repulsive ingredients to make a sickening brew. They complete their hellish brew and are congratulated by Hecate. Macbeth enters and challenges them to answer what he asks, regardless of the terrible consequences. The witches show their Apparitions or ghosts. An armed Head warns Macbeth: “beware Macduff.” A bloody Child tells him that no naturally born man can harm him. Macbeth, though reassured, swears to kill Macduff. The Third Apparition promises that Macbeth will not be defeated until Birnam Wood comes to Dunsinane. Macbeth demands to know more about the future. The Witches present a procession of eight kings and Banquo. Having presented Banquo’s descendants as kings, the Witches dance, then vanish, to Macbeth’s anger. Hearing of Macduff’s flight, Macbeth resolves to kill every
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2011 for the course LIT 113 taught by Professor Howard during the Fall '09 term at Grand Valley State University.

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