Macbeth - William Shakespeare

Act 2, Scene 1

Character: Macbeth

Macbeth, having been tempted by the idea of becoming king and forcibly encouraged by his wife, waits for his opportunity to kill Duncan, the king. Still conflicted, Macbeth's inner turmoil is driving him to madness which manifests as an apparition of a dagger leading him toward the deed; ultimately he resolves on the side of the murder and hurries to carry out the killing before he can talk himself out of it.

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