Act 2 Scene 1 Page 296 Line 41-42: “Is this a dagger which I see before me, / The handle toward my hand?
At this point in time Macbeth thinks he sees a dagger floating in the air and its pointing to Duncan”s room. Act 2 Scene 1 Page 297 Line 69-70: “Whiles I threat, he lives: / Words to the heat of deeds too cold breath gives.” While he”s saying all these threatening things, King Duncan still lives, and his words haven”t yet inspired him to actually do the deed.
Act 3 Scene 1 Page 314 Line 64-68: “They hailed him father to a line of kings.
/Upon my head they placed a fruitless crown/And put a barren scepter in my gripe, /Thence to be wrenched with an unlineal hand, /No son of mine succeeding.” Macbeth has came to conclusion if he wants to keep his crown he is going to have to kill Banquo and Fleance.
It”s interesting to me how talk can delay ones actions.
Fair Is Foul And Foul Is Fair In Macbeth Essay
Act 2 Scene 2 Page 300 Line 85-86: “My hands are of your colour; but I shame / To wear a heart so white.” She means that her hands are red too, but that she would be ashamed to have a heart as white as Macbeth”s.Act 3 Scene 1 Page 312 Line 3-4: “Thou play”dst most foully for”t.Yet it was said it should not stand in thy posterity.” Banquo believes that the witches prophecies are right because it was predicted that the kingship would not remain in Macbeth”s Family.His speech is basically a pep rally to motivate the nobles and soldiers.Act 5 Scene 7 Page 362 Line1: “They have tied me to a stake; I cannot fly^Ã…” He probably would want things to go back to how they were before the murder.Act 4 Scene 1 Page 337 Line 169-170: “^Ã…the very firstlings of my heart shall be the firstlings of my hand.” Macbeth will now act immediately now on his impulses and will do whatever it takes to keep his crown.He decides that he will surprise the family of Macduff and destroy his family, thus removing the threat that Macduff represents.Act 4 Scene 2 Page 340 Line 97: “Young fry of treachery” The murderer calls Macduff a traitor, and the son calls him a liar. Act 4 Scene 3 Page 346 Line 184-185: “Good God betimes remove. Act 5 Scene 1 Page 352 Line 37-39: “Yet who would have thought/the old man to have so much blood in him?” Lady Macbeth didn”t know that Duncan”s death would bother her so much.Act 2 Scene 1 Page 295 Line 5-6:”There”s husbandry in heaven; / Their candles are all out” Banquo means that heaven has gone to bed, and has put out its “candles” the stars for the night.Its significance is that the night stars will never be as bright again because nature will now be in a state of turmoil and confusion.