Macbeth

by

William Shakespeare

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Macbeth: Act 5, scene 6 Summary & Analysis

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Summary
Analysis
Malcolm orders his men to throw down the branches they carry. The first charge against Dunsinane commences under Siward and Macduff.
The very quick and sudden scenes in the second half of Act 5 capture the chaos of battle.
Themes
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