Macbeth ambition quotations

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  • Created on: 21-05-22 12:27
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  • Quotations for ambition in Macbeth (Eva)
    • 'screw your courage to the sticking place'
      • be firm and resolute and don't loose your courage
      • Lady Macbeth, act 1 scene 7
    • 'unsex me here'
      • Lady Macbeth, act 1 scene 5
      • soliloqy
      • Lady Macbeth wishes to be free from the barriers of gender
    • 'why, by the verities on thee made good, may they not be my oracles as well'
      • Banquo, act 3 scene 1
      • he expresses that he hopes the witches' predictions will come true
        • but unlike Macbeth, he isn't corrupted by his ambition
    • 'look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under't'
      • Lady Macbeth, act 1, scene 5
      • Lady Macbeth wants Macbeth to deceive Duncan and then murder him
      • shows her two-faced nature


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