English: Macbeth – power, guilt and regret

I would not have such a heart in my bosom for the dignity of the whole body. The Gentlewoman for Lady Macbeth says that she would not want to be queen if her mentality was bad.
Methought I heard a voice cry “sleep no more!” Macbeth is scared after Duncan’s murder.
I am in blood stepped in so far, that should I wade no more, returning were as tedious as go o’er. Macbeth thinks he has come too far to turn back.
Is the initiate fear, that wants hard use. We are yet but young in deed. Macbeth thinks he needs to commit more murders to remove the guilt.
I have almost forgot the taste of fears. Macbeth looks back almost wistfully on being a normal man.
Yet here’s a spot… Out damned spot, out I say! Lady Macbeth can see blood on her hands from Duncan’s murders.
Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him? Lady Macbeth was acting brave after Duncan’s murder but this shows how she was actually feeling unnerved.
A little water cures us of this deedWill these hands ne’er be clean? The contrast of what Lady Macbeth says to Macbeth after the murder of Duncan vs sleepwalking. With blood on the hands.
Here’s the smell of the blood, still. Olfactory language of Lady Macbeth’s anxiety.
Will all Neptune’s ocean wash this blood clean from my hand?All the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand. Equivalent hyperboles from Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.
What’s done is done.What’s done cannot be undone. Lady Macbeth says this to make Macbeth feel strong and get over Duncan’s murder. Later she says it in a regretful way.
The thane of Fife had a wife; where is she now? Infant like rhyme from Lady Macbeth showing how she needs support is insane and regretful from the murders.
I tell you yet again Banquo’s buried; he cannot come out on’s grave. Lady Macbeth reassures Macbeth after he sees Banquo’s ghost.
To bed, to bed; there’s knocking at the gate… to bed, to bed, to bed. Lady Macbeth’s speech jumps around. She thinks sleep is very important.
I think but dare not speak. The Doctor knows that what he saw in Lady Macbeth’s sleepwalking scene he cannot repeat.

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