English – Macbeth vs Mean Girls

“Was I the new Queen Bee?” Cady Heron- acknowledges her power- from then on rapidly degresses into corruption
“I must feel this as a man” MacDuff- shows how he differs from Macbeth- shows compassion, good hearted- moral compass
“I had to pretend to be Plastic!” Cady Heron- irresponsible- fake
“Calling somebody else fat wont make you any skinnier…””All you can do in life is try to solve the problem in front of you.” Cady Heron- redemption- realisation
“a little water will cleanse us of this deed” Lady Macbeth- no guilt (irony)- lie
“Thane of Glamis” “Thane of Cawdor” “that shalt be King hereafter” The Witches- first prophecy- greeted Macbeth with
“The instruments of darkness…” Banquo- referring to witches- after their prophecy comes true about Macbeth
“Your children shall be kings.” Macbeth- said right after prophecy- shows betrayal- already worrying about competition
“… to be king/stands not within the prospect of belief…” Macbeth- first hears prophecy- can’t believe what they’re saying
“It is too full o’th’milk of human kindness/To catch the nearest way.” Lady Macbeth- referring to the kindness of Macbeth
“… but without/The illness should attend it.” Lady Macbeth- lacks means to get what he wants
“unsex me here” “topfull/ of direst cruelty” Lady Macbeth- fill me with darkness- sexist stereotypes, pre-feminism society
“come, thick night…” “pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hell” “Nor heaven peep through the blanket of the dark/To cry ‘Hold, hold.'” Lady Macbeth- asking for wickedness to come upon her
“look like th’innocent flower/But be the serpent under’t.” Lady Macbeth- deception- willing to do evil stuff for both her’s and Macbeth’s ambition
“He’s here in double trust” “I am his kinsmen and his subject” “as his host/Who should against his murderer shut the door/Not bear the knife myself” Macbeth- guilty- thinking about why he shouldn’t kill Duncan
“Why have you left your chambers?” Lady Macbeth- interupts Macbeth’s monologue, about to come to decision
“From this time/Such I account thy love” Lady Macbeth- uses Macbeth’s love for her against him first
“when you durst do it, then you were a man” Lady Macbeth- jabs at Macbeth’s manlihood after his love for her
“dash’d the brains out, had I sworn/As you have done to this” LadyMacbeth- uses falsity of Macbeth’s word to persuade after manlihood
“mock the time with fairest show””False face must hide what the false heart doth know” Macbeth- deception- leading up to Duncan getting killed
“I had gone from… the most hated girl in the world to an actual human being” Cady Heron- signifying redemption & return of morals- recognises herself- exemplifies duplicitous nature
“All perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand” Lady Macbeth- guilt for killing Duncan- irony
“So you agree? You do think you’re pretty” Regina George- duplicitous nature- asking Cady
“Those who see evil and do nothing about it” Janis Ian
“My soul is too much charg’d/With blood of thine already” Macbeth- feeling guilty for killing MacDuff’s family
“I cannot strike at wretched kerns whose arms/Are hired to bear their staves” MacDuff- refusing to fight hired arms- not blinded by his grief and rage
“That is a step/On which I must fall down, or else o’erleap/For in my way it lies” Macbeth- talking about killing Duncan to achieve his ambitions
“O, full of scorpions is my mind” Macbeth- thinking treacherous thoughts- deceptive thoughts
“I know its wrong to skip class, but Janis said we were friends.” Cady Heron- shows how in need she is for friends
“They’re teen royalty.” Damien- referring to the Plastics
“Evil takes a human form in Regina George” Janis Ian- describing Regina
“why would we get you into trouble? we’re friends.” Janis Ian- manipulating Cady
“How do I even begin to explain Regima George?” Janis Ian- starts montage of girls complimenting Regina
“Where you sit in the cafeteria is crucial” Janis Ian- hierarchy and subgroups in cafeteria
“I didn’t say anything.” Cady Heron- in response to Regina saying “shut up”
“you have to do it” “you have to tell me all the horrible things that Regina says.” “would you just do it, please” Janis Ian- ordering Cady around
“But this one hit me like a big yellow school bus.” Cady Heron- foreshadowing events- her crush on Aaron set forward a chain of events- her agreeing to hang out with the plastics set forward a chain of events
“you can’t like Aaron Samuels” “ex-boyfriends are just off limits to friends. thats just like the rule of feminism” Gretchen Weiners- wrapped perception and meaning of feminism
“Regina’s like the barbie doll I never had.” Cady
“No, you can’t do that. That’s social suicide” Regina George, and a lot of other people- referring to joining the mathletes

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