William Shakespeare 's ' Macbeth '

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Macbeth Summary - Act 5
Scenes 1 - 9
Written by Josh, Corey, Sinead, Phoebe and Mason

Phoebe
Scene 1:
So the first scene begins with a physician overseeing Lady Macbeth sleepwalking and muttering to herself while rubbing her hands, trying to remove the imaginary blood. ‘Here’s the smell of the blood still: all the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand.’ (Act 5 Scene 1 Lines 11-12) This line is important as it represents Lady Macbeth at war with herself and shows she will never move on from this incident.

Scene 2:
It then jumps to the English soldiers rallying with the Scottish army in the country near the castle discussing strategies on how to advance.

Scene 3:
From there the story goes to the castle where Macbeth is boasting of how he cannot be harmed by any ‘women born’, so he will continue to rule as the witches portrayed. ‘Fear not, Macbeth. No man that’s born of woman shall e 'er have power upon thee.’ (Act 5 Scene 3 Lines 6-7). Seyton the servant announces that ten thousand men are approaching the castle, causing Macbeth to call for his armour.

Mason

Scene 4:
The story then returns to Birnam Wood where the soldiers cut down trees to camouflage their approach and conceal their numbers. Siward: “What wood is this before us?”. Menteith: the wood of birnam”. Malcolm: “Let every soldier hew him down a bough and bear 't before him. Thereby shall we shadow our numbers of our host and make discovery err report of us”. (Act 5 Scene 4 Lines 3-5) This line is…
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