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  1. Macbeth - Quotes Good and Evil – ‘Fair is foul, and foul in fair’(1,1,11.) Banquo warns us they are ‘instruments of darkness’ (1,3,123-5.) Order and Chaos – compare before and after murder of Duncan, images of the natural world Banquo describes Macbeth’s castle (1,6,3-10) Lennox/Macduff– (2,3,54-61.) Duncan’s wounds - ..his gash’d stabs look’d like a breach in nature / For ruin’s wasteful entrance… (2,3,114-5.) ..your leafy screens throw down/And show like those you are. (5,6,1-2.)

  2. Witches – • Opening scene and meeting Macbeth and Banquo • Macbeth realises the witches bring out the worst in him • ‘Infected be the air wheron they ride/And damn’d all those that trust them! (4,2,138-9) • ‘How now, you secret, black, and midnight hags!’ (4,1,48.) • Visions and Ghosts • Happens a number of times, first before Duncan’s murder • ‘Is this a dagger which I see before me….It is the bloody business which informs/Thus to my eyes…(2,1,33-49) • Banquo’s Ghost – • Lady Macbeth’s visions and night walkings The Supernatural

  3. Sergeant: ‘…brave Macbeth-well he deserves that name-’(1,2,16) • Duncan: ‘O valiant cousin! Worthy gentleman!’ (1,2,24) • Duncan: ‘I have begun to plant thee, and will labour/To make thee full of growing.’ (1,4,29-30) • Macbeth’s reaction to prophecy –‘Two truths are told’(1,3,128-42) • Ambition /indecision–‘If it were done… double trust’ (1,7,1-28) • Suffering – ‘O full of scorpions is my mind, dear wife’ (3,2,36) • ‘I am in blood/Stepped in so far’ (3,4,136-38) • ‘I have liv’d long enough…As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends/I must not look to have;but, in their stead/Curses, not loud but deep,’(5,3,22-8) • ‘Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player/That struts and frets his hour upon the stage,..A tale/Told by an idiot,../Signifying nothing.’ (5,5,17-28) Macbeth

  4. ‘Come, you spirits/That tend on mortal thoughts!unsex me here,’ (1,5,39-53) summons forces of darkness to help her. • ‘My hands are of your colour,’ (2,2,64-72) after murder takes control • ‘Out, damned spot!’ (5,1,34-9) later halluninations • BANQUO • Cautions Macbeth–‘…oftentimes, to win us to our harm’(1,3,123-6) Lady Macbeth

  5. About Macbeth – ‘…Brandished steel/Which smok’d with bloody execution, (1,2,17-19) • ‘Avaunt1 and quit my sight!Let the earth hide thee!/Thy bones are marrowless, thy blood is cold.’(3,4,93-4) • ‘Thou liest, thou shag haired villain!’(4,2,81) • ‘The devil damn thee black, thou cream-fac’d loon!’(5,3,11) • ‘Upon the next tree shalt thou hang alive,/Till famine cling thee…(5,5,38-40) • ‘We’ll have thee, as our rarer monsters are:/Painted upon a pole’ (5,7,54-55) Violence