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Rough overview of what happens in Macbeth-
Macbeth receives a prediction from witches that he will become king, macbeth sees no way of becoming king other than to kill the current king (Duncan). Eventually the guilt kills macbeth wife and macbeth dies as a consequence of killing the king.
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Aristotle's tragic hero-
A tragic hero is described as a noble character you can empathize with, and whose flaw leads to his demise. The character of Macbeth is noble with his titles of Thane of Glamis and Thane of Cawdor. His tragic flaw is pride that leads to ambition with
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Macbeth key themes-
1) Manhood 2)Nature and the unnatural 3)violence 4)fate 5)ambition
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Act one key quotes Part 1-
"fair is foul and foul is fair"(witches A1,S1)- "If you can see into the seeds of time and which grain will grow and which will not, speak"(Banquo A1S3)-"If chance will have me why king then chance may crown me"(Macbeth A1S3)-"Unsex me here"(LM A1S5)
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Act one key quotes Part 2-
"look like the innocent flower but be the serpent under it"(LadyM A1S5)
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Act two key quotes-
"is this a dagger i see before me, the handle towards my hand"(Macbeth S2A1)"Theres daggers in mens smiles"(Donalbain A2S3)
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Act four key quotes-
"double, double toil and trouble; fire burn and cauldron bubble"(witches A4S1)"when our actions do not, our fears do make us traitors"(Lady Macduff A4S2"
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Act five key quotes-
"out, dammed spot, out i say"(LadyM A5S1) "i have supped full with horrors;direness; familiar to my slaughterous cannot once start me"(Macbeth A5S5)
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A tragic hero is described as a noble character you can empathize with, and whose flaw leads to his demise. The character of Macbeth is noble with his titles of Thane of Glamis and Thane of Cawdor. His tragic flaw is pride that leads to ambition with

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Aristotle's tragic hero-

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1) Manhood 2)Nature and the unnatural 3)violence 4)fate 5)ambition

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"fair is foul and foul is fair"(witches A1,S1)- "If you can see into the seeds of time and which grain will grow and which will not, speak"(Banquo A1S3)-"If chance will have me why king then chance may crown me"(Macbeth A1S3)-"Unsex me here"(LM A1S5)

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"look like the innocent flower but be the serpent under it"(LadyM A1S5)

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