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"The raven himself is hoarse". Who is this said by and what does it mean?
This quote is said by Lady Macbeth. The raven symbolises death, and the adjective "hoarse" means harsh.
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"Unsex me here". Who is this said by and what does it mean?
This quote is said by Lady Macbeth. She wants to get rid of her femininity, losing her inequality, taking power to kill King Duncan.
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"Stop up th' access and passage to remorse". Who is this said by and what does it mean?
This quote is said by Lady Macbeth. She doesn't want to feel remorse about killing Duncan and the deeds that are yet to come.
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"It is too full o'th'milk of human kindness". Who is this said by and what does it mean?
This quote is said by Lady Macbeth. Kindness is a sign of weakness, Lady Macbeth is basically saying that Macbeth is too kind.
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"That I may pour my spirits in thine ear and chastise with the valour of my tongue". Who is this said by and what does it mean?
This quote is said by Lady Macbeth. These two lines show Lady Macbeth acting like a witch, and her plot to manipulate Macbeth, persuading him into taking the crown.
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"But screw your courage to the sticking place". Who is this said by and what does it mean?
This quote is said by Lady Macbeth. She is impugning her husbands manliness. Tighten up your courage until it is fixed in the place necessary for the murder of King Duncan.
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"Whats done is done". Who is this said by and what does it mean?
The quote is said by Lady Macbeth. This quote shows Lady Macbeth convincing Macbeth that there is no changing the past, and is trying to help him forget about it.
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"Whats done, cannot be undone.". Who is this said by and what does it mean?
The quote is said by Lady Macbeth. This quote is similar to the last quote, however it is the complete opposite of what she said at the beginning of the play, showing that she has lost optimism, and it shows her change from start to end.
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"Out, damned spot: out, I say!". Who is this said by and what does it mean
The quote is said by Lady Macbeth. The quote represents guilt, and she is trying to wash off the guilt from her hands, the blood representing guilt. The blood is dyed into her conscience, and is a psychological demon.
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"A foolish thought, to say a "sorry sight"". Who is this said by and what does it mean?
The quote is said by Lady Macbeth. Lady Macbeth sees it foolish to get emotional about a manly deed of courage, Macbeth being the person doing the deed.
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"We'd jump the life to come.". Who is this said by and what does it mean?
The quote is said by Macbeth. Macbeth is prepared to risk the spiritual penalties if he could be sure of immediate success here and now.
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"So clear in his great office" "Will plead like angels" "naked new-born babe". Who is this said by and what does it mean?
Said by Macbeth. Two of these quotations have connotations of something heavenly, the other quotation, which is the first one, is basically Macbeth saying that Duncan is a good king. This shows Macbeth has his doubts about murdering Duncan.
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"kinsman". Who is this said by and what does it mean?
This quote is said by Macbeth. Kinsman means family, which shows that Macbeth and Duncan are close.
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"He's here in our double trust.". Who is this said by and what does it mean?
This quote is said by Macbeth. Another quote that shows Macbeth reconsidering his actions on whether or not to kill the king.
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"return to plague th'inventor"- Who is this said by and what does it mean
This quote is said by Macbeth. This is Macbeth acknowledging the actions and the deeds he does will come back to him, foreshadowing his death in the future.
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"I have no spur to ***** the sides of my intent". Who is this said by and what does it mean?
This quote is said by Macbeth. This is Macbeth finally making his choice up, which is to go ahead and kill King Duncan.
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"Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself." Who is this said by and what does it mean?
This quote is said by Macbeth. This is Macbeth acknowledging the fact and foreshadowing the fact that he will most likely die because of this, due to his extreme ambition to become King.
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"Will all great Neptunes ocean wash this blood clean from my hand?". Who is this said by and what does it mean?
This quote is said by Macbeth, who has come to realise that his guilt can never be washed off, no matter how much water he uses psychologically.
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"Unsex me here". Who is this said by and what does it mean?

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This quote is said by Lady Macbeth. She wants to get rid of her femininity, losing her inequality, taking power to kill King Duncan.

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"Stop up th' access and passage to remorse". Who is this said by and what does it mean?

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"It is too full o'th'milk of human kindness". Who is this said by and what does it mean?

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"That I may pour my spirits in thine ear and chastise with the valour of my tongue". Who is this said by and what does it mean?

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