Tuesday 28 October 2008

soliloquy - character's thoughts spoken out loud; monologue

aside - character addressing the audience

Characters in Macbeth

Macbeth - main protagonist; Scottish thane

Lady Macbeth - Macbeth's wife

Royal family:

Duncan - King (of Scotland)

Malcolm - second in line (eldest son)

Donaldbain - younger son

Other thanes (and their families)

Banquo -

Fleance - Banquo's son

Macduff -

Lady Macduff -

Son of Macduff -

Ross -
Lennox -
Menteith -
Angus -
Caithness -

Supernatural world

Three witches -

Hecate - Queen of the Witches

Three apparitions -

The English

Siward - Earl of Northumberland

Young Siward - his son

Other characters

First murderer -
Second murderer -
Third murderer -

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