Macbeth Quotes

In thunder, lightning or in rain? Witches power. – Supernatural – Can control weather – bring bad weather – pathetic fallacy – evil and darkness.
There to meet Macbeth. Shows Supernatural power. – Can predict the future. – Predict the rise and fall of Macbeth
All hail, Macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter! One of the most important quotes because it tells Macbeth his future and what leads him to do such murderous deeds. Witches’ influence and power of manipulation over this.
Vaulting ambition which o’erleaps itself Macbeth realises that his aim of becoming king are sinful. – Against the Divine right of kings / Great chain of being – Immoral – Going against God- Religion important at the time
Come to my woman’s breasts And take my milk for gall Shows the monstrosity and inhumanity of Lady Macbeth – Wants to turn something good into something evil. – Biblical reference – Serpent – look like th’innocent flower but be the serpent under’t
Look like th’innocent flower, but be the serpent under’t Deceit and lies – M

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