What Is The Mood Of Macbeth Act 1

197 Words1 Page

All the way through “Macbeth” until scene 7 of act 1, It has been well established the the tone of this piece of literature has a sinister and suspenseful tone. In the process of analyzing scene 7 act 1, Shakespeare’s diction helps the reader see and understand the tone stated above easier. At the beginning of this act, phrases such as: “Could trammel up the consequence,” and But in these cases We still have judgment here, . . .” both conclude that Macbeth putting extreme thought into the plan to kill King Duncan. With this in mind, these phrases add to the suspense of the scene as the reader must continue reading to find out what Macbeth’s final choice will be. In an excerpt from this scene Macbeth discusses the plot to murder King Duncan.

Open Document