Act 1 sets up the world and characters of Macbeth The main characters are introduced, including the three witches The play's central conflict between ambition and morality is introduced
Act 1 of Macbeth
Tragic Hero: A noble character who causes their own downfall Ambition: A strong desire and determination to achieve success Hubris: Overwhelming pride
What does the Witches' prophecy foreshadow for Macbeth?
What does Macbeth's soliloquy at the beginning of Act 1 reveal about his character? Write three words - one at a time.
Enter one word that Lady Macbeth uses to describe Macbeth after reading the letter.
What does Lady Macbeth's soliloquy tell us about her personality?