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Flashcards in Good And Evil Deck (6):

Act 1, Scene 3

So foul and fair a day I have not seen

Oftentimes, to win us to our harm, the instruments of darkness tell us truths

shakes so my single state of man


Act 2, Scene 1

wither’d murder/Alarum’d by his sentinel, the wolf/Whose howl’s his watch, thus with his stealthy pace/With Tarquin’s ravishing strides, towards his design/Moves like a ghost


Act 5, Scene 9

this dead butcher and his fiend-like queen


Other points

Macbeth is described as “noble” at the beginning of the play. These means that the theme of corrupting ambition has a greater influence.

Good and evil could be symbolised by people themselves, or traits and objectives


Lady Macbeth

fill me from crown to toe top full of direst cruelty

Manipulation rather than aggression


Parallels with the devil

‘Speak, I charge you’
‘Something wicked this way comes’