Equivocation Examples FOR MY MOTIF (Macbeth)

So foul and fair a day I have not seen. Macbeth misunderstanding the witches.
I think not of them. Macbeth lying to Banquo about the witches.
Duncan: ‘See, see our honored hostess!- The love that follows us sometime is our trouble, Which still we thank as love. Herein I teach you How shall you bid God ‘ild us for your pains And thank us for your trouble. Lady Macbeth: All our service, In every point twice done and then done double… Lady Macbeth being a good hostess.
They were suborned. Malcolm and Donalbain, the King’s two sons, Are stol’n away and fled, which puts upon them Suspicion of the deed. Macduff saying that Duncan’s sons are suspicious of murdering Duncan.
[aside to Banquo] Do you not hope your children shall be kings, when those that gave the Thane of Cawdor to me promised no less to them? Macbeth being nice to Banquo when in reality Macbeth wants to prevent Banquo’s sons from taking the throne.
Look like th’innocent flower; But be the serpent under’t Lady Macbeth explains to Macbeth that he should be the serpent underneath a flower = BE EVIL UNDER A NICE UNDERCOVER
If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me Without my stir. Macbeth decides that he will not let anyone be in his way of being king of Scotland.
Be innocent of the knowledge, dearest chuck . . . Macbeth tells Lady Macbeth of his fear of Banquo but doesn’t tell of his plan to murder Banquo.
Macbeth! Macbeth! Macbeth! Beware Macduff,Beware the thane of Fife. Dismiss me:enough. Be bloody, bold and resolute; laugh to scorn The power of man, for none of woman born Shall harm Macbeth.Macbeth shall never vanquished be until Great Birnam wood to high Dunsinane hill Shall come against him. Apparitions made by the three witches tell Macbeth.

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