Macbeth Acts 4 & 5 Study Guide

internalized quote “Out,out,brief candle! … [Life] is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing” (Shakespeare Act V)
extra credit internalized quote “My way of life has fallen into the sere, the yellow leaf; and that which should accompany old age, as honor, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have” (Shakespeare Act V)
“Double, double, toil and trouble” the weird sisters
“By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” the second witch
“Wisdom? To leave his wife, to leave his babes, his mansion, and his titles in a place from whence himself does fly” Lady Macduff
“With this there grows in my most ill-composed affection such a stanchless avarice that, were I King I should cut off the nobles for lands” Malcolm
“O, I could play the woman with mine eyes and braggart with my tongue! But, gentle heavens, cut short all intermission” Macduff
“to bed, to bed! There’s knocking at the gate. come, come, come, come, give me your hand! What’s done cannot be undone. To bed, to bed, to bed!” Lady Macbeth
“Shall never sag with doubt nor shake with fear” Macbeth
“tomorrow, and tomorrow and tomorrow creeps in this petty pace from day to day to the last syllable of recorded time; and all of our yesterdays have lighted fools” Macbeth
“despair thy charm! and let the angel whom thou still hast served tell thee, Macduff was from his mother’s womb untimely ripped” Macduff
“the devil himself could not pronounce a title more hateful to mine ear” Young Sidward

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