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Flashcards in Macbeth Analysing Quotes Deck (3)
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‘Life is but a walking shadow… a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing’ Part 1

‘A walking shadow’ > Metaphor, life is temporary, death is permanent

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‘Life is but a walking shadow… a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing’ Part 2

‘Signifying nothing’ > shows the attitude of nihilism, life is pointless, it has no meaning

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‘Life is but a walking shadow… a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing’ Part 3

‘Sound and fury’ > shouting, anger and rage