Macbeth Quotes – The Witches

Pathetic fallacy ‘[Thunder and lightning. Enter three witches] When shall we three meet again?/ In thunder, lightning, or in rain?’
Gender ambiguity ‘you should be women,/ And yet your beards forbid me to interpret/ That you are so.’
Association with blackness and darkness ‘How now, you secret, black and midnight hags!’
They’re nothing? ‘Accursed be the tongue that tells me so,/ For it hath cowed by my better part of man;/ And be these juggling fiends no more believed/ That palter with us in a double sense’

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