F Language Macbeth Act 1

On the battlefield Duncan says, “The Thane of Cawdor will never again betray me.” Why is this highly ironic? Since Macbeth is the new Thane of Cawdor, he, too, plans to be a traitor by planning to kill Duncan.
A reference to something outside the text definition of allusion
Macbeth is horrifyingly easy to persuade while Lady Macbeth is disturbingly good at persuading. example of parallelism
First Witch: When shall we three meet again?In thunder, lightning, or in rain?”again” & “rain” example of rhyme-
Second Witch: When the battle’s lost and won. example of paradox- it doesn’t make sense until you really think about it
Third Witch: That will be ere the set of sun. example of setting/exposition
Witches: Fair is foul, and foul is fairHover through the fog and filthy air. example of alliteration using the “F” sound
Soldier: As two spent swimmers that do cling togetherAnd choke their art. example of simile – compares their fight to drowning
Soldier: Or memorize another Golgotha,I cannot tell— example of allusion-shout out to the place Christ was crucified
Soldier: But I am faint, my gashes cry for help. example of personification- wounds and cuts can not cry
Macbeth: Kind gentlemen, your painsAre registered where every day I turnThe leaf to read them. example of metaphor- compares his memory to pages in a book
Lady Macbeth to King Duncan: We are your servants, your highness, and as always our house and everything in it is at your disposal, for after all, we keep it in your trust and we’re glad to give you back what’s yours. example irony- the opposite of what one thinks is said

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