Quotations Review. Macbeth. Directions:. For each quotation, answer the following questions: Who said it To whom it was said Significance? Literary elements, elements of a tragedy, or theme. “Fair is foul, and foul is fair” (I.i.10).
“All hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, thane of Cawdor! / All hail, Macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter!” (I.iii.49-50).
“Lesser than Macbeth and greater. / Thou shalt get kings, though thou be none” (I.iii.65, 67).
“If good, why do I yield to that suggestion / whose horrid image doth unfix my hair / and make my seated heart knock at my ribs, / against the use of nature?” (I.iii.134-137).
“Yet I do fear thy nature;/ it is too full o’th’ milk of human kindness / to catch the nearest way” (I.v.14-16).
“Come, you spirits / that tend on mortal thoughts, / unsex me here, / and fill me from the crown to the toe top-full / of direst cruelty” (I.v.38-41).
“Look like th’ innocent flower, / but be the serpent under’t” (I.vii.63-64).
“Is this a dagger I see before me? / The handle toward my hand?” (II.i.33-34).
“Had he not resembled / My father as he slept, I had done’t” (II.ii.12-13).
“Macbeth does murder sleep [. . .] Macbeth shall sleep no more” (II.ii.35)
“Will all great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood / Clean from my hand?” (II.ii.59-60).
“My hands are of your color, but I shame / to wear a heart so white” (II.ii.63-64).
“Upon my head they placed a fruitless crown / And put a barren scepter in my grip [. . .] no son of mine succeeding” (III.1.61-62).
“It is concluded, Banquo, thy soul’s flight, / If it find heaven, must find it out tonight” (III.i.141-142).
“Come on, gentle my lord,/ Sleek o’er your rugged looks. Be bright and jovial / Among your guests tonight” III.ii.27-29).
“Thou canst not say I did it. Never shake / Thy gory locks at me” (III.iv.50-51).
“By the pricking of my thumbs, / Something wicked this way comes” (IV.i.44-45).
“Your castle is surprised, your wife and babes / Savagely slaughtered” (IV.iii.204-205).
“Out, damned spot! Out, I say! [. . .] Yet who would have thought the old man to have so much blood in him” (V.i.31,35).
“Macduff was from his mother’s womb untimely ripped” (V.viii.15-16).