Themes of Macbeth

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  • Themes of Macbeth
    • Loyalty
      • Act1 Scene7 MB: 'So clear in his great office, that his virtues will plead like angels
      • Act1 Scene7 LM: 'dash'd the brains out, had I so sworn as you have done to this
      • Act1 Scene2 Cap:Till he faced the slave; which ne’er shook hands, nor bade him farewell to him'
      • Act4 Scene3 MD: O Scotland, Scotland!
    • Guilt
      • Act5 Scene1 LM: 'Out, damn'd spot! Out, I say!'
      • Act2 Scene2 MB: 'Will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood clean from my hand?
      • Act3 Scene4 MB: 'Thou canst not say I did it. Never shake thy gory locks at me'
      • Act1 Scene4 MB:stars hide your fires let not light see my black and deep desires
    • Ambition
      • Act1 Scene4 MB:stars hide your fires let not light see my black and deep desires
      • Act1 Scene5 LM: Unsex me here,And fill me from the crown to the toe, top-fullOf direst cruelty
      • Act3 Scene1 MB: Fleance, his son, that keeps him company,Whose absence is no less material to meThan is his father’s,
      • Act1 Scene7 LM: But screw your courage to the sticking-place,  And we'll not fail
    • Apperance VS Reality
      • Act1 Scene1 W: Fair is foul and foul
      • Act1 Scene6 LM: Look like t'inncoent, but be ther serpent under't
      • Act2 Scene1 MB: Is this a dagger which I see before me, (...) I have thee not, and yet I see thee still
      • Act5 Scene1 LM: 'Out, damn'd spot! Out, I say!
    • Supernatural
      • Act3 Scene4 MB: 'Thou canst not say I did it. Never shake thy gory locks at me'
      • Act1 Scene3 W: All hail to thee, Thane of Cowdor, All hail, Macbeth! That shalt be king hereafter
      • Act1 Scene3 B: You should be women, And yet your beards forbid me to interpretThat you are so.
      • Act1 Sscene5 LM: Come, you spiritsThat tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here
    • Fate and Free Will
      • Act1 Scene3 W: All hail to thee, Thane of Cowdor, All hail, Macbeth! That shalt be king hereafter
      • Act1 Scene4 MB: The Prince of Cumberland! That is a step on which I must fall down or else overleap
      • Act1 Scene5 LM: Which fate and metapyhsical aid doth seem to have the crown withal
      • Act1 Scene2 Cap: For brave Macbeth--well he deserves that name-Disdaining fortune
    • Betrayal
      • Act3 Scene1 B:Thou hast it now: king, Cawdor, Glamis, all,      As the weird women promised, and, I fear,   Thou play'dst most foully for't
      • Act3 Scene1 MB: Come fate into the list and chapion me to th'utternance.
      • Act2 Scene2 Malcom: To show an unfelt sorrow is an office which the false man does easy
      • Act1 Scene7 MB: He's here in double trust
    • Kingship and Tryanny
      • Act4 Scene1 MB:Seize upon Fife, give to th' edge o' th' swordHis wife, his babes, and all unfortunate souls
      • Act1 Scene7 MB: Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath beenSo clear in his great office, that his virtues Will plead like angels, trumpet-tongued,
      • Act2 Scene4 Ross:, "Beauteous and swift, the minions of their race, Turn'd wild in nature, broke their stalls, flung out, Contending 'gainst obedience, as they would make  War with mankind.
      • Act5 Sscene4 Siward: We learn no other but the confident tyrant

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