Antonio is a Venetian merchant who lends money to people without taking interest. He feels sad but does not know why. He complains to his friends Salarino and Solanio and they say that he must be either in love or that it would be due to his recent investments.
Desdemona wonders to Emilia where her handkerchief might be. Othello enters and asks her to lend him her handkerchief. When Desdemona cannot give the handkerchief he wants to see, Othello explains the handkerchief’s history.
Holden Caulfield writes his story from a rest home to which he has been sent for therapy. He refuses to talk about his early life. He mentions only that his brother D. B. is a Hollywood writer. He then begins to tell the story of the breakdown of his health.
As it begins, the narrator explains that she and her husband, John, have rented a colonial mansion for the summer. She feels that there is something strange about it. But John, a doctor and a man who claims to be practical and reasonable, dismisses her misgivings.
Zillah leads Lockwood to a room from which Heathcliff has forbidden all visitors. He notices that three names are inscribed there repeatedly: Catherine Earnshaw, Catherine Linton, and Catherine Heathcliff. He also finds a diary written approximately twenty-five years earlier.
Jem and Dill obey Atticus until Dill’s last day in Maycomb. They visit Radley Place. Scout accompanies them. They look through various windows. Suddenly, they see the shadow of a man with a hat on. They hear a shotgun go off behind them.
It is a dark winter night in Denmark. A watchman named Francisco is on duty outside Elsinore Castle. Another watchman named Bernardo comes to relieve Francisco. Soon Bernardo is joined by Marcellus and Horatio.
It is stormy in Scotland. Three witches appear out of the storm. They are chanting tones. They make plans to meet again and confront Macbeth after the ongoing battle between the Scots and Irish invaders. They disappear quickly.