Act V Macbeth

Scene 1 @ Macbeth’s Castle at Dunsinane -Lady Macbeth has been sleep walking, because she feels guilty. -Gentlewoman is loyal–she does not tell Doctor what Lady Macbeth says in her sleep-Lady Macbeth washes her hands in her sleep, “Out, damned spot! Out, I say!” (Lady Macbeth)(Blood on her hands)-“Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him.” (Lady Macbeth)
Scene 2 @ Dunsinane -The men march to Birnam, planning to fight to make Malcolm king and get rid of Macbeth.
Scene 3 @ Dunsinane -Macbeth is infected with extreme hubris, “The mind I sway by and the heart I bear Shall never sag with doubt nor shake with fear.” (Macbeth)
Scene 4 @ the country near Birnam Wood -Malcolm’s army hides behind the trees of Birnam Wood (Birnam wood highs Dunsinane Hill, the 3nd part of the prophecy is coming true), “Let every soldier hew him down a bough And bear ‘t before him.” (Malcolm)
Scene 5 @ Dunsinane -Lady Macbeth dies (she killed herself)-Macbeth learns the wood is coming toward Dunsinane, “My confidence is failing. I’m starting to doubt the lies the devil told me, which sounded like truth. ‘Don’t worry until Birnam Wood comes to Dunsinane.’ And now a wood is coming to Dunsinane. Prepare for battle, and go!” (Macbeth)
Scene 6 -Malcolm’s army prepares to fight -“You, worthy uncle, Shall, with my cousin, your right-noble son, Lead our first battle.” (Malcolm to Siward)-“Make all our trumpets speak; give them all breath, Those clamorous harbingers of blood and death.” (Macduff)
Scene 7 -Macbeth kills Young Siward -Macbeth’s army is weak, “We have met with foes That strike beside us.” (Malcolm)
Scene 8 -Macbeth learns that Macduff was not “of woman born”, but he was cut from his mothers womb before he could be naturally born (a cesarean section) -This means the 2rd part of the prophecy may come true, because Macduff can harm Macbeth-Macduff kills Macbeth, with Macbeth’s head for absolute proof of the end of his tyranny -Malcolm honors his thanes and kinsmen as earls-“So, thanks to all at once and to each one, Whom we invite to see us crowned at Scone.” (Malcolm)
Couplets There are an abundance of couplets in Act V of Macbeth, signifying the end (of the play, of Macbeth, etc.) coming closer.