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"[reads] They met me in the day of success;"

Act 1 Scene 5
Lady Macbeth
Power/gothic female

1

"False face must hide what the false heart doth know"

Act 1 Scene 7
Macbeth
Duality

2

"Look like th' innocent flower but be the serpent under't."

Act 1 Scene 5
Lady Macbeth
Power/gothic contradiction

3

"Fair is foul and foul is fair"
"So foul and fair a day I have not seen"

Act 1 Scene 1/ Act 1 Scene 3
Witches/Macbeth
Binary opposites/Power

4

"Open Ground. Thunder and lightening."

Act 1 Scene 1
Stage directions
Setting/Pathetic fallacy

5

"When the hurly-burly's done"

Act 1 Scene 1
Witch 2
Power

6

"You should be women and yet your beards forbid me to interpret that you are so"

Act 1 Scene 3
Banquo
The Grotesque

7

"Till he unseam'd him from the nave to the chops,
And fix'd his head upon our battlements."

Act 1, scene 2
Sergeant
Savagery and barbarism

8

Yet do I fear thy nature;
It is too full o' the milk of human kindness
To catch the nearest way. Thou wouldst be great;

Act 1, scene 5
Lady Macbeth

9

"Is this a dagger which I see before me,
The handle toward my hand?"

Act 2, scene 1
Macbeth
Supernatural/psychological