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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


What is lady Macbeth’s role in the play

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


2 phrases to describe Lady Macbeth

Fiendish avatar of evil
Obliterated all characteristics of human nature


Quote shows show her doubting Macbeth

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


Quote to show her manipulating Macbeth

“ that I may pour my spirits in thine ear “


Quote to shows Lady Macbeth May fear god

“Nor heaven peep through”


2 quotes when Lady Macbeth is talking to the spirits

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


Quote to show how far Lady Macbeth would go for power

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


Quote to show juxtaposition

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


Quote foreshadowing lady Macbeth’s downfall

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


Metaphor showing lady Macbeth calling Macbeth weak

“ this is the very painting of your fear”


2 Quote to show lady Macbeth’s madness

“ out dammed spot!out, I say!”

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


2 quotes showing the doctors fear

“ this disease is beyond my practice”

“ more needs she than the divine physician”


Quote showing lady Macbeth’s death

“ the queen my lord is dead”


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