Macbeth Act 2 Scene 3 Summary

Characters: A porter, Macduff and lenox, Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, Banquo, Malcolm and Donalbain

Location: A courtyard in macbeths castle


Events: Macduff and lenox knock and a porter is comic relief, macduff and lenox come to collect the king. Macduff finds the king dead. Macbeth is overly sad, he kills guards. Lady macbeth faints. Everybody does not believe the guards killed the king. Malcom says he will go to england and donalbain says he will go to ireland. They do this as they are afraid of being blamed for killing duncan because they are his sons.

Quote: “Who can be wise, amazed, temperate and furious, loyal and neutral, in a moment?”

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