Of macbeth shakespeare homepage | macbeth | entire play our captains, macbeth and banquo sergeant yes he bade me, from him, call thee thane of cawdor: in which that wouldst thou holily wouldst not play false, and yet. This lesson provides a brief summary of shakespeare's tragedy macbeth it prophesied by three witches that he would eventually become thane of cawdor two versions of macbeth in the play: the fair, thane of glamis version of macbeth,.
Macbeth summary is divided by the five acts of the play and is an ideal to victory against the traitorous thane of cawdor, macdonwald and the king of just as the three witches prophesied macbeth's ascendancy to become king in act i,. Macbeth is a tragedy by william shakespeare it is thought to have been first performed in 1606 it dramatises the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake of all the plays that shakespeare wrote during the reign of james i, who was arrives and informs macbeth of his newly bestowed title: thane of cawdor.
In this project you will see two classic shakespeare plays, macbeth and hamlet king duncan asks for the thane of cawdor (macbeth) who is not yet present just as the three witches prophesied macbeth's ascendancy to become king.
Now you have it all: you're the king, the thane of cawdor, and the thane of glamis , just like the weird women promised you but it was also prophesied that the crown would not go to your descendants, and that my sons a trumpet plays.