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    • Macbeth as a tragic hero
      • 'a poor player/ That struts and frets his hour upon the stage'
      • 'out, brief candle'
      • 'she should have died hereafter'
      • 'vaulting ambition which o'erleaps itself'
    • Macbeth as a tyrant
      • early hints of thirst for violence
        • 'unseam'd him from the nave to th'chaps'
        • 'smok'd with bloody execution'
      • killing his own people
        • 'give to th'edge o'th'sword, his wife, his babes'
        • 'we have scorch'd the snake, not killed it'
      • going against nature
        • 'the earth was feverous and did shake'
      • 'Hear it not Duncan, for it is a knell/ That summons thee to heaven or hell'
      • Opinions of others
        • 'from whom this tyrant holds the due of birth'
    • Macbeth as a man
      • 'I dare do all that may become a man'
      • 'Be innocent of the knowledge, dearest chuck''
    • Macbeth as a good person
      • 'should against his murderer shut the door, not bear the knife myself'
      • Macbeth as honourable
        • 'I will not yield'
        • 'If chance will have me king, why chance may crown me/ Without my stir'
        • 'What he hath lost, noble Macbeth hath won'
        • 'suggestion/ Whose horrid image doth unfix my hair'
    • Macbeth as weak
      • 'thy nature/ It is too full o'th'milk of human kindness'
      • 'Are you a man?'
    • Macbeth and guilt
      • 'will all great Neptune's ocean wash this blood clean from my hands?'
      • 'I could not say "Amen" '
      • 'Macbeth does murder sleep'
      • 'a dagger of the mind, a false creation/ Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain'
    • Macbeth as evil
      • 'Stars hide your fires, Let not light see my black and deep desires'


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