In the penultimate act, Macbeth returns to the Witches to receive three more predictions which gives him the confidence to continue his plan. Without discussing it with Lady Macbeth, Macbeth sends murderers to kill Macduff’s family. When Macduff receives news of this he has all the motivation he needs to go after Macbeth.
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Test yourself in your notes by completing the Act Four questions. You can find the answers in the revision section of the course.