Literary terms for Macbeth and examples from the text

“when the battle lost and won” paradox; second witch
“fair is foul, and foul is fair”; couplet all of the witches
“doubtfully it stood as two spent swimmers, that do cling together and choke their art” simile Captain
“Yes; as sparrows eagles, or the hare the lion “ simile Caption
“I’ll see it done. What he hath lost, noble Macbeth hath won” couplets; first sentence- Ross, second- King
“So foul and fair a day I have not seen” paradox Macbeth
“Hail! Hail! Hail” after telling Macbeth he will be king equivocation; witches
“Lesser than Macbeth, and greater” paradox; witch
, ” What can the devil speak true?” it aligns the witches with evil; banquo
“The thane of Cawdor lives: why do you dress me in borrowed robes?” metaphor; Macbeth
“Glamis, and Thane of Cawdor: the greatest is behind” paradox; Macbeth
“Come what come may, time and the hour runs through the roughest day” couplet; Macbeth
” I have begun to plant thee, and will labor to make thee full of growing” metaphor; king
Who is the prince of Cumberland? Malcom
“The prince of Cumberland! that is a step…” metaphor; macbeth
“Stars, hide your fires” apostrophe; macbeth
“Let not light see my black and deep desires: the eye wink at the hand” synecdoche; macbeth
“Hie thee hither, that I may pour my spirits in thine ear, and chastise with the valor of my tongue” synecdoche; lady macbeth
“Come, you spirits that tend o mortal thoughts” apostrophe; lady macbeth
“Come, thick night, and pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hell” apostrophe; lady macbeth
“Nor heaven peep through the blanket of the dark” apostrophe; lady macbeth
“Your face, my thane, is as a book where men may read strange matters” simile; lady macbeth
“look like th’ innocent flower, but be the serpent under’ t” antithesis; lady macbeth
“Only look up clear. To alter favor ever is to fear” couplet; lady macbeth
“.. the heaven’s breath smells wooingly here” dramatic irony and personification; Banquo
“A pity, like a naked newborn babe striding the blast” simile; macbeth
“Was the hope drunk wherein you dressed yourself?” personification; lady macbeth
“We fail? But screw your courage to the sticking plate and we’ll not fail” metaphor; lady macbeth
“False face must hide what the false heart doth know” parallelism; lady macbeth