Macbeth Quotes

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  • Created on: 04-11-13 18:31
brave Macbeth worthy gentleman, valiant, Bellona's bridegroom
suggest Macbeth is good, respected and loved by those around him
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stars, hide yor fires, let not light see my black and deep desires
Macbeth is considering how to become king, this suggests his thoughts are currently both good and bad
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my dearest partner of greatness
shows Macbeth sees Lady Macbeth as his equal, was unusual at the time
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do I fear thy nature, it is too full o'th'milk of human kindness
Suggests Lady Macbeth doubts Macbeth's courage, she thinks him weak
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That I may pour my spirits in thine ear, and chastise with the valour of my tongue
Lady Macbeth wants to influence Macbeth into doing what she wants him to
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unsex me here
Lady Macbeth wishes she was male, so she could carry out the murders herself
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that my keen knife see not the wound it makes nor heaven peep through the blanket of the dark to cry 'hold,hold'
light and dark imagery suggests a similar state of mind to Macbeth
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look like th'innocent flower, but be the serpent under't
appearances and reality, metaphor, shows Lady Macbeth is in control
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he's here in double trust: first, as I am his kinsman and his subject, strong both against the deed, then as his host we should against his murderer shut the door not bear the knife myself
Macbeth is reluctant to kill Duncan, these reason explain why and suggest he is having second thoughts
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I have no spur to ***** the sides of my intent
Macbeth has no desire to kill duncan, only ambition to win the throne
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we will proceed no further in this business
decides against duncan's murder, who has recently honored him with thane of cawdor
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art thou afeard to be the same in thine own act and valour . . . an dlive a coward in thine own esteem
Lady Macbeth is questioning Macbeth's manhood to manipulate him
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when you durst do it, then you were a man
lady macbeth again implies he isnt a man if he doesnt go through with the murder
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Macbeth is considering how to become king, this suggests his thoughts are currently both good and bad

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stars, hide yor fires, let not light see my black and deep desires

Card 3

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shows Macbeth sees Lady Macbeth as his equal, was unusual at the time

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Card 4

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Suggests Lady Macbeth doubts Macbeth's courage, she thinks him weak

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Card 5

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Lady Macbeth wants to influence Macbeth into doing what she wants him to

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