No Fear Shakespeare Macbeth – Characters Flashcard Example #91836

Macbeth
A Scottish general and theme of Glamis
Lady Macbeth
Macbeth’s wife, a deeply ambitious woman who lusts for power and position.
The Three Witches
Supernatural beings who tell Macbeth and Banquo the future.
Banquo
Macbeth’s best friend, all his sons will be kings, suspects Macbeth, killed by hired murderers.
King Duncan
The good King of Scotland whom Macbeth, in his ambition for the crown, murders.
Macduff
A Scottish nobleman hostile to Macbeth’s kingship.
Malcolm
Son of Duncan
Hecate
The goddess of witchcraft, who helps the three witches work their mischief on Macbeth.
Fleance
Banquo’s son, who survives Macbeth’s attempt to murder him.
Lennox
A Scottish nobleman.
Ross
A Scottish nobleman.
The Murderers
A group of ruffians conscripted by Macbeth to murder Banquo, Fleance, Macduff’s wife and children
Porter
The drunken doorman of Macbeth’s castle.
Lady Macduff
Macduff’s wife
Donalbain
Duncan’s son and Malcolm’s younger brother.

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