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Flashcards in Good And Evil Deck (6):
1

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

2

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

3

Act 5, Scene 9

this dead butcher and his fiend-like queen

4

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

5

Lady Macbeth

fill me from crown to toe top full of direst cruelty

Manipulation rather than aggression

6

Parallels with the devil

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