Macbeth Pt. 4

“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 breastsAnd take my milk for gall” (1.5.44-52). ..
The speaker of this quote is? Lady Macbeth
The speaker is saying these lines to who? The spirits of God
The major conflict addressed here is what? Lady Macbeth believes that her husband will not have enough courage to kill the king so she is asking for the strength.
The line “unsex me here” means what? It means that she wants to become more of a man so she can have the power to kill Duncan.
The lines “Make thick my blood;/Stop up the access and passage to remorse,/That no compunctious visitings of nature/Shake my fell purpose” can be paraphrased as what? She wants to become strong so nothing will stop her ans she won’t feel any remorse and will not hesitate.
The lines “Come to my woman’s breast/ And take my milk for gall” means what? She wants her breast milk to turn to poison.
What compels the speaker to say these lines? She wants to become queen.

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