Macbeth act 3 literary terms

allusion Mark Antony (Banquo) Macbeth (caesar): “Mark Antony’s was by Caesar. He chid the sisters when they put the name of king upon me and bade them to speak to him.” (3.1.62).”His cloister’d flight, ere to black Hecate’s summons” (3.2.46)Hecate: And at the pit of Acheron meet me i’ th’ morning.” (3. 5. 15-16)
oxymoron “Did he not straight In pious Rage the two delinquents tear” (3.6.10)Restless Ecstasy
foreshadow Macbeth: “How say’st thou that Macduff denies his parson at our great bidding?” (3. 4. 159-160)Macbeth: “Fail not our feast.” Banquo: “My lord I will not.” (3. 1. 30-31)
personification “For my heart speaks, they are welcome” (3.4.9).”Our time does call upon us” (3.1.40).
motivation Macbeth: “… give the common enemy of man to make them kings, the seeds of Banquo kings. Rather than so, come fate into the list, and the champion me to the terriance (3. 1. 74-77)Macbeth to murderers: “… not i’th’ worst rank of manhood, say’t, and I will to him put that business in your bosoms whose execution takes your enemy off, grapples you to the heart and love us.” (3. 1. 115-118)
irony “You look the season of all natures sleep “Come we’ll to sleep. My strange and self-abuse is the initiate fear that wants har duse. We are yet but young indeed.” (3. 4. 173-176) Macbeth: “He chid the sisters when they put the name of king upon me and bade them to speak to me. Then prophet-like, they hailed him father to a line of kings. Upon my head they placed a fruitless crown and put a barren scepter in my grip.” (3. 1. 62-67)
pun Macbeth to Banquo: “Which still hath been both grave and prosperous” (3.1.24).Murderer: “My lord, his throat is cut”Macbeth: “Thou art the best o’ th’ cutthroats”
alliteration “Distinguishes the swifty, the slow, the subtle (3)I am cabin’d, cribb’d confined” (3.4.24)
metaphor “Upon my head they played a fruitless crown and put a barren scepter in my grip, thence to be wrenched with an unlineal hand, no son of mine succeeding” “There the grown serpent lies; the worm that’s fled hath nature that in time will venom breed, no teeth for th’ present’ (3.1.61).

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