English Macbeth Quote Analysis Act 1+2 Speaker and Listener

“Fair is foul, and foul is fairHover through the fog and filthy air.”(Act 1 Scene 1 Lines 11-12) Speaker: WitchesListener: Witches
“All hail, Macbeth! Hail to you, thane of Glamis!All hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, thane of Cawdor! All hail, Macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter!”(Act 1 Scene 3 Lines 50-53) Speaker: WitchesListener: Macbeth (and Banquo)
“Lesser than Macbeth and greaterNot so happy, yet much happierThou shalt get kings, though thou be none”(Act 1 Scene 3 Lines 68-70) Speaker: WitchesListener: Banquo and Macbeth
“The instruments of darkness tell us truths, Win us with honest trifles, to betray ‘s In deepest consequence.”(Act 1 Scene 3 Lines 126-128) Speaker: BanquoListener: Macbeth
“There’s no artTo find the mind’s construction in the face.He was a gentleman on whom I builtAn absolute trust.”(Act 1 Scene 4 Lines 13-16) Speaker: Duncan Listener(s): Malcolm, Donalbain, Lennox, and attendants
“If good, why do I yield to that suggestionWhose horrid image doth unfix my hairAnd make my seated heart knock at my ribs,Against the use of nature?”(Act 1 Scene 3, Lines 144-147) Speaker: MacbethListener: Macbeth
“The Prince of Cumberland! That is a step on which I must fall down, or else o’erleap, For in my way it lies. Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires”(Act 1 Scene 4, Lines 55-58) Speaker: MacbethListener: Aside (to himself)
“Yet I do fear thy natureIt is too full o’ milk of human kindnessTo catch the nearest way:without wouldst be great:Art not without ambition, but withoutillness should attend it”(Act 1 Scene 5, Lines 15-19) Speaker: Lady MacbethListener: Soliloquy (herself)
“Come, you spiritsThat tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here,And fill me from the crown to the toe top-fullOf direst cruelty. Make thick my blood.Stop up the access and passage to remorse,That no compunctious visitings of natureShake my fell purpose, nor keep peace betweenThe effect and it! Come to my woman’s breasts,And take my milk for gall, you murd’ring ministers,Wherever in your sightless substancesYou wait on nature’s mischief. Come, thick night,And pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hell,That my keen knife see not the wound it makes,Nor heaven peep through the blanket of the darkTo cry ‘Hold, hold!'”(Act 1 Scene 5, Lines 43-57) Speaker: Lady MacbethListener: Soliloquy (Lady Macbeth)
“He’s here in double trust:First, as I am his kinsman and his subject,Strong both against the deed; then, as his host,Who should against his murderer shut the door,Not bear the knife myself.”(Act 1 Scene 7, Lines 12) Speaker: Macbeth Listener: Himself
“So I lose noneIn seeking to augment it, but still keepMy bosom franchised and allegiance clear,I shall be counselled.”(Act 2 Scene 1, Lines 32-35) Speaker: BanquoListener: Macbeth
“Is this a dagger which I see before me,The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutchthee.I have thee not, and yet I see thee still.Art thou not, fatal vision, sensibleTo feeling as to sight? Or art thou butA dagger of the mind, a false creationProceeding from the heat-oppress├Ęd brain?I see thee yet, in form as palpableAs this which now I draw.”He draws his dagger”Thou marshal’st me the way that I was going,And such an instrument I was to use. Mine eyes are made the fools o’ th’ other sensesOr else worth all the rest. I see thee still,And, on thy blade and dudgeon, gouts of blood,Which was not so before. There’s no such thing.It is the bloody business which informsThus to mine eyes.”(Act 2 Scene 1 Lines 40-56) Speaker: MacbethListener: Himself (soliloquy)
“Still it cried, ‘Sleep no more!’ to all the house.’Glamis hath murdered sleep, and therefore CawdorShall sleep no more. Macbeth shall sleep no more.'”(Act 2 Scene 2, Lines 53-56) Speaker: MacbethListener: Lady Macbeth
“Whence is that knocking? Hence is’t with me when every noise appals me? What hands are here? Ha! They pluck out mine eyes. Will all great Neptune’s ocean wash this bloodClean from my hand? No, this my hand will rather The multitudinous seas incarnadine,Making the green one red”(Act 2 Scene 2, Lines 74-80) Speaker: MacbethListener: Himself (Dead Duncan is also there)
“Woe, alas! What, in our house?”(Act 2 Scene 3, Lines 98-99) Speaker: Lady MacbethListener: Macduff, Banquo

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