Macbeth Themes and Key Ideas

female trait that showed Shakespeare's loyalty to King James
hysteria
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key theme involving two parallels to life
death
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key theme involving two parallels to life
sleep
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"knock, knock, knocking within" - influence from
devil
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by killing the king, what did Macbeth disrupt
world order
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what quality did Duncan represent
peace
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why was Lady Macbeth dangerous
power
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ultimately, what led the Macbeth's to their demise
ambition
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Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are an example of Shakespeare inverting what
gender roles
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what does this quote foreshadow: "gentle my lord, sleek o'er your rugged looks, be bright and jovial"
madness
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what did the witches tell Macbeth through the prophecy?
fate
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unconventionally masculine appearance of the witches highlights their
inner evil
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Shakespeare uses ideas of heaven and hell to invert
religion
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pathetic fallacy is used to introduce play, and witches, to create a tense
mood
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key reoccurring theme that Macbeth wants to hold still
time
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key theme involving two parallels to life

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death

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key theme involving two parallels to life

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"knock, knock, knocking within" - influence from

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by killing the king, what did Macbeth disrupt

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