Act 4 Scene 2

Characters: Lady Macduff, Son, Ross, messenger, murderer

location: Fife

Time: unknown

Events: Ross arrives and informs Lady Macduff that her husband has abandoned her to England. Lady Macduff has to tell her son that his father is dead and her son says he will be fine without him. A messenger arrives to inform Lady Macduff of her immediate danger and that she should take her children and leave. Lady Macduff doesn’t listen and her son is killed because of it.

Quote: “But cruel are the times, when we are traitors
And do not know ourselves,”

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