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1

What does lady Macbeth do after calling on the spirits

No longer a conventional lady, dehumanises herself, questions sexual hierarchy,
Passion to transcend her role as a women becomes even more explicit in her famous call to the diabolical spirits

2

What is lady Macbeth’s role in the play

Plot villainy in the Shakespearean play, scheming, lure her husband towards crime

3

2 phrases to describe Lady Macbeth

Fiendish avatar of evil
Obliterated all characteristics of human nature

4

Quote shows show her doubting Macbeth

I fear thy nature it is too full o,th’milk of human kindness”

5

Quote to show her manipulating Macbeth

“ that I may pour my spirits in thine ear “

6

Quote to shows Lady Macbeth May fear god

“Nor heaven peep through”

7

2 quotes when Lady Macbeth is talking to the spirits

“Unsex me here “
“Take my milk for gall”

8

Quote to show how far Lady Macbeth would go for power

“From his boneless gums and dash’d the brains out”

9

Quote to show juxtaposition

“Look like th’ innocent flower but be the serpent under’t”

10

Quote foreshadowing lady Macbeth’s downfall

“These deeds must not be thought after these ways; so, it will not make us mad”

11

Metaphor showing lady Macbeth calling Macbeth weak

“ this is the very painting of your fear”

12

2 Quote to show lady Macbeth’s madness

“ out dammed spot!out, I say!”

“ will these hands ever ne’er be clean?”

13

2 quotes showing the doctors fear

“ this disease is beyond my practice”

“ more needs she than the divine physician”

14

Quote showing lady Macbeth’s death

“ the queen my lord is dead”

15

What happened to Lady Macbeth when she has a guilty conscience

Suffered in isolation from horrifying remorse and has been restored to her proper gender roles
Back into the feminine helplessness she earlier rejected