LADY MACBETH

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'UNSEX ME HERE'
Convincing Macbeth to kill Duncan - recognises he cannot do it without her help so she gets rid of her weak femininity to encourage him - supernatural?
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'POUR MY SPIRITS IN THINE EAR'
Convincing Macbeth - she is manipulative and persuasive
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'LOOK THE INNOCENT FLOWER BUT BE THE SERPENT UNDER'T'
Convincing Macbeth - manipulative and v persuasive, she is the main reason that Macbeth carried out the murder
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'WHEN YOU DURST DO IT, THEN YOU WERE A MAN'
Convincing Macbeth - uses his masculinity to scrutinise him for not carrying out the murder, persuasive and manipulative
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'HAVE PLUCKED MY ****** FROM HIS BONELESS GUMS AND DASHED THE BRAINS OUT'
Convincing Macbeth - disturbing imagery, unladylike and shocking esp to a 17th century audience
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'WORTHY THANE'
After Macbeth kills Duncan - she is trying to calm him down, affectionate, determined to keep him sane so he can fulfil her dreams
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'GO GET SOME WATER'
After Macbeth kills Duncan - she is still dominant giving him orders as she thinks she knows what best for him
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'A LITTLE WATER CLEARS US OF THIS DEED'
After Macbeth kills Duncan - euphemism for guilt, calming him down, determined to keep him sane
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'WHATS DONE IS DONE''
After Macbeth kills Duncan - she is keeping brave for him, determined
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'OUT DAMNED SPOT! OUT, I SAY!'
Ending / Her downfall - Hallucination of blood, guilt is taking over, wants the guilt gone, contrasts to 'a little water...' she also recognises she is 'damned' for her actions
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'WILL THESE HANDS NE'ER BE CLEAN?'
Ending/Her downfall - hallucination of blood, red handed/guilty, never forebodes tragic ending as they never do become clean which drives her insane
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'WHATS DONE CANNOT BE UNDONE'
Ending / Her Downfall - contrast to 'whats done is done'' - she cannot live with what she has done and there was no other way for her to deal with the .
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'OUT DAMNED SPOT! OUT, I SAY!'
Ending / Her downfall - Hallucination of blood, guilt is taking over, wants the guilt gone, contrasts to 'a little water...' she also recognises she is 'damned' for her actions
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'WILL THESE HANDS NE'ER BE CLEAN?'
Ending/Her downfall - hallucination of blood, red handed/guilty, never forebodes tragic ending as they never do become clean which drives her insane
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'WHATS DONE CANNOT BE UNDONE'
Ending / Her Downfall - contrast to 'whats done is done'' - she cannot live with what she has done and there was no other way for her to deal with the guilt.
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'POUR MY SPIRITS IN THINE EAR'

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Convincing Macbeth - she is manipulative and persuasive

Card 3

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'LOOK THE INNOCENT FLOWER BUT BE THE SERPENT UNDER'T'

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Card 4

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'WHEN YOU DURST DO IT, THEN YOU WERE A MAN'

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Card 5

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'HAVE PLUCKED MY ****** FROM HIS BONELESS GUMS AND DASHED THE BRAINS OUT'

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