what does the quote ‘something wicked this way come’ emphasises?
- emphasises that Macbeth is more evil than them and represents dehumanisation.
‘Macbeth, beware Macduff, beware the Thane of Fife. dismiss me. Enough’
- foreshadowing that Macbeth will kill Macduff
- siclical nature of how the play ends.
‘be bloody, bold and resolute; laugh to scorn the power of man-
… for none of women born shall harm Macbeth’
‘great Birnam wood to high Dunsinane Hill, shall come against him’
- manipulating through equivocation
- convinced invincible.
‘damn’d all those that trust them’
- element of irony
- damning himself.
‘the very firstlings of my heart shall be the firstlings of my hand.
‘his wife, his babes, and all unfortunate souls,
… that trace him in his line: no boasting like a fool;’