when he was going to kill Duncan he was saying how good he was and how he shouldn’t be killing him in his own house, he should be the one protecting him. “This even-handed justice commends th’ingredience of our ponion’d chalice to our own lips” in this metaphorical quote he says that it’s a bad […]

or why Upon this blasted heath you stop our way With such prophetic greeting? Speak, I charge you.’  – Shows he is strong in mind and not scared by the unknown. ‘Come what come may Time and the hour runs through the roughest day.’  – Shows he is not bothered wether he becomes king or not and […]

A Paradox is when a statement or proposition is very unreasonable but when investigated it may prove to be true. “Fair is foul, foul is fair. Hover through the fog and filthy air.” This is a paradox because fair can’t be foul and foul can’t be fair as they are two completely different things.

Metaphysics is when you act like something or someone is real. It may or may not be real but normally is not. A example is when the three witches are introduced in the beginning of the play telling Macbeth three prophesies. “He will be thane of Cawdor, thane of glams and king.” These prophesies introduce […]

Pathetic fallacy is when the mood in a peice of the play is interpreted by the weather and natural environment. An example is in Act 1 Scene 1, “Fair is foul, foul is fair. Hover through the fog and filthy air.” This is an example of pathetic fallacy as this quote has shown how the […]

– A dramatic device allows the audience to be aware of things that some (or all) of the characters in a text do not know. For example, in Act 1 Scene 4 of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Macbeth speaks in aside (to the audience) telling us that he is going to have to dispense with the Kings […]

The prince of Cumberland, this is a step I must over come because it is in my way. I don’t want any light or anyone to see my black and deep desires, the King fears what the eye can not see.