What are examples of headlines that could be written for Act 1, Scene 4, in Macbeth?
In Act 1, Scene 4 of Macbeth there are several happenings that would be worthy of newspaper headlines.
For example, at the beginning of the act, Malcolm tells Duncan that he's heard the Thane of Cawdor has been executed.
Thane of Cawdor Executed, Repents of His Sins
Afterward, King Duncan tells Malcolm he will be the heir to the throne of Scotland.
King Duncan Announces Heir to Scottish Throne
King Duncan tells Macbeth he will be spending the night at Inverness castle. Macbeth then travels on ahead to prepare for the king.
Macbeth to Host King at Inverness Castle
Lastly, Macbeth realizes that Malcolm now stands between Macbeth and the throne. He confesses his "black and deep desires" to the stars.
Response to Malcolm as Heir: Not Everyone Happy
These are just some examples of headlines that could be written for Act 1, Scene 4.