In William Shakespeare’s Macbeth Act 1 Scene IV Lady Macbeth while alone in her room reads her husband’s letter. Earlier in the play Macbeth had encountered three witches and they seemed to forecast his future. He in turn finds it suitable to notify his wife of this great happening. “This have I thought good to deliver thee…” (Mac 1, 5, 10). Macbeth writes in the letter that he just finds out that he will become king. Furthermore, he believes his wife should be part of the glory of this great happening. The letter begins with him telling his wife, “They met me in the day of success” (Mac 1, 5, 1). After she reads the letter, Lady Macbeth murmurs that she knows Macbeth is
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Ms.jackson during the Spring '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.