Lady Macbeth

Lady Macbeth

by

Susan King

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A high-ranking Scottish nobleman.
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Thane Term Timeline in Lady Macbeth

The timeline below shows where the term Thane appears in Lady Macbeth. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 9 
History, Memory, and Storytelling  Theme Icon
That evening Gruadh, Bodhe, and their entourage stay at a nearby thane’s house. They have dinner and listen to a bard who describes the events of the... (full context)
Chapter 17 
Gender Roles  Theme Icon
Violence, Justice, and Revenge  Theme Icon
Macbeth rides off to visit a thane for a few days, and Gruadh goes on a hunting trip with Finn and Angus.... (full context)
Chapter 20 
Fate, Family, and Ambition  Theme Icon
Violence, Justice, and Revenge  Theme Icon
On their journey Macbeth, Gruadh, and their party stay with many friendly thanes. Gruadh can see that “approval gather[s] for Macbeth like a wave.” Across the territory men... (full context)
Chapter 27 
Magic, Tradition, and Religion  Theme Icon
Fate, Family, and Ambition  Theme Icon
Violence, Justice, and Revenge  Theme Icon
Two days after arriving in Scone, mormaers, thanes, priests, and soldiers meet to elect a new king. Gruadh is not involved in the... (full context)