Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Macbeth Act 5, Scene 9 Summary Page 1

  • Malcolm and Siward (the father of the young man Macbeth recently killed, so we guess "Old Siward") run across the stage looking for Macbeth.
  • Siward takes time out to exposit for the audience: there's a lot of fighting going on at the castle, the thanes are fighting exceptionally well, and Malcolm's pretty close to victory.
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