Macbeth

Courage and fear

O valiant cousin! Worthy gentleman!

King Duncan sees Macbeth as being brave and noble.

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Courage and fear

When you durst do it, then you were a man. When Macbeth was brave enough to kill Duncan, he was a real man.

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Courage and fear

But screw your courage to the sticking-place, And we'll not fail. Lady Macbeth is telling her husband to wind his courage up to the max, and they will succeed.

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My hands are of your colour, but I shame To wear a heart so white Her hands are as red as his now, but she would be ashamed to be as fearful as him.

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Courage and fear

What man dare, I dare. Macbeth tells Banquo's ghost he dares to do anything a man can do.

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Manliness and femininity

Manliness and femininity Unsex me here And fill me from the crown to the toe topfull Of direst cruelty Lady Macbeth calls on evil spirits to take away her womanly kindness

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Manliness and femininity

Bring forth men-children only, For thy undaunted mettle should compose Nothing but males. Lady Macbeth is so tough, she should only have sons, not daughters.

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Manliness and femininity

My husband! Now Macbeth's done the murder, his wife accepts him as a real man again!

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Manliness and femininity

Are you a man? Lady Macbeth's not impressed with Macbeth at the banquet.

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Manliness and femininity

Why so, being gone, I am a man again. Now the ghost has gone, Macbeth is back to normal.

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Guilt

Out, damned spot! Lady Macbeth is desperate to get this blood off her hands

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Guilt

I am in blood Stepped in so far that should I wade no more, Returning were as tedious as go o'er.

Macbeth has gone so far that there is no turning back

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Supernatural

Come you spirits that tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here Lady Macbeth - corruption of her femininity

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Supernatural

By the pricking of my thumbs something wickedthis way comes

Supernatural sensing the evil in Macbeth

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Supernatural

Fair is foul and foul is fair, hover through the fog and filthy air The witches chant

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Supernatural

Fill me from the crow to the toe top full of direst cruelty Lady Macbeth wanting to be consumed by evil

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Supernatural

So foul and fair a day I have not seen Macbeth echos the witches' language

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Supernatural

Is this a dagger which I see before me, handle towards my hand? Macbeth hallucination - evil beckoning him

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Manliness and femininity

It is too full o' the milk of human kindness Lady Macbeth describing the soft nature of Macbeth

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Guilt

All the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand Nothing can wash away Lady Macbeth's guilt - permanent deed

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Guilt

I had most need of blessing, and "Amen" stuck in my throat Macbeth cannot pray - guilt

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Guilt

Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him? Double meaning - endless repercussions to the murder of Duncan

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Manliness and femininity

Give me those daggers

Imperative phrase - Ladt Macbeth

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Apperance and reality

Stars hide your fires, let not light see my black and deep desires Macbeth concealing his dark thoughts

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Apperance and reality

Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under't Deceive expectations

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Apperance and reality

There's daggers in mens smiles Not all is as it seems - false sense of security

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Apperance and reality

Had he not resembled My father as he slept, I had done't. Lady Macbeth says the only reason she didn't kill Duncan was because he looked like her dad.

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Apperance and reality

False face must hide what a flase heart doth know

Macbeth - telling himself to hide his emotions and ideas. Become a new person to hide what he is thinking

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