Macbeth Act 3 Scene 4 Summary

Characters: Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, Rosse, Lenox, Lords and Attendants ghost of Banquo, a murderer

Location: A room of state in the palace


Events: Party at Mac’s place, murderer tells Macbeth that Banquo is dead and Fleance escaped, stabbed 20 times. Banquo ghost spooks Macbeth but the other party members do not see him. Lady Macbeth tells them that it is a disorder Macbeth has had from childhood. Haunted by ghost. Macbeth super paranoid now. Macduff didn’t attend. Macbeth says he will find the weird sisters to know more about the future.

Quote: “More shall they speak; for now I am bent to know.”

One Reply to “Macbeth Act 3 Scene 4 Summary”

  1. Good, efficient stuff, Billy – to make sure you put all the capitals in the right places, I’d recommend a once-over using the spell-checker. It makes those kinds of finer edits very easy.


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