Macbeth- Tyrant

Initial impression of Macbeth- ruthless side “unseam’d him from the nave to th’ chaps”
Macbeth’s opening words “So foul and fair a day I have not seen”
Murder of Duncan- Not to be trusted “False face must hide what false heart doth know”
Murder of Banquo- Denying Banquo’s sons the throne “No son of mine suceeding. If’t be so: for Banquo’s issue have I fil’d my mind”
Murder of Banquo- Self awareness “I am in blood stepp’d in so far that should i wade no more, returning were as tedious as go o’er”
Murder of Banquo- Visits the witches “Something wicked this way comes”
Murder of Macduff’s family- Dehumanisation “I have almost forgot the taste of fears”
Murder of Macduff’s family- treatment of servants “Liar and slave!”
Murder of Macduff’s family- Court deserting him “then fly false thanes”
Destruction of Scotland “Alas poor country…smile”
Destruction of Scotland-referred to as a tyrant- Lennox “His presence at the the tyrants feast”
Destruction of Scotland-refuses to recognize his part in bringing Scotland to its knees “I will not yield to kiss the ground before young Malcom’s feet”
Destruction of Scotland- Macbeth is slain “Th’usurpers head”
Destruction of Scotland- Ending “dead butcher”

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