Macbeth Quotes Act 5

That, sir, which i will not report after her…Neither to you nor anyone, having no witness to confirm my speech. (5.1.15-20) Gentlewoman to DoctorShe doesnt want to say because the info is bad, no one would believe her because no witness
It is an accustomed action with her to seem thus washing her hands. I have known her continue in this in a quarter of an hour. (5.1.30-33) Gentlewoman to DoctorNot cleared of the deed
out, damned spot, out, i say! one. two…yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him? (5.1.37-42) Lady Macbeth to self/Gentlewoman and DoctorConfesses to murder of Duncan
The Thane of Fife had a wife. where is she now? What, will these hands ne’er be clean? no more o’ that. You mar all with this starting. (5.1.44-47) Lady Macbeth to self/Gentlewoman and DoctorConfessed murdering Macduff’s wife
Wash your hands. put on your nightgown. Look not so pale. I tell you again, Banquo’s buried; he cannot come out on ‘s grave. (5.1.65-67) Lady Macbeth to self/Doctor and GentlewomanConfesses to death of Banquo
Foul whisp’rings are abroad. Unnatural deeds do breed unnatural troubles. infected minds to their deaf pillows will discharge their secrets. (5.1.75-77) Doctor to GentlewomanOther theme- animals, nature, etc.Discharge secrets – letting the guilt out
I think but dare not speak. (5.1.83) Doctor to GentlewomanNot going to say anything
this push will cheer me ever or disseat me now. I have lived long enough. My way of life is fall’n 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, but in their stead curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honor, breath which the poor heart would fain deny and dare not. (5.3.24-33) Macbeth to selfAcceptance of death, realizes he has nothing, fight will either keep him king or take him away from the throne, people say they are loyal but are not
Both more and less have given the revolt, both more and less have given him the revolt, and none serve with him but constrained things whose hearts are absent too. (5.4.16-18) Malcolm to soldiers, Macduff, SiwardPeople only fight for macbeth because they have to
life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more. it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. (5.5.27-31) Macbeth to SeytonNo emotion or humanity, no meaning to his life
Armed Head/First Apparition Is Macduff, he is the soldier that kills Macbeth
Bloody Child/Second Apparition Is Macduff, he is the baby birthed not of woman
Child with crown and tree branches/Third Apparition Is Malcolm, he becomes king and brings the battle to Macbeth
we have met with foes that strike beside us. (5.7.34-35) Malcolm to SiwardMacbeth’s army fighting with them
Despair thy charm, and let the angel whom thou still hast served tell thee Macduff was from his mother’s womb untimely ripped. (5.8.17-20) Macduff to MacbethHE IS THE SECOND GHOST and cut out of womb
and be these juggling fiends no more believed that palter with us in a double sense, that keep the word of promise to our ear and break it to our hope. I’ll not fight with thee. (5.8.23-26) Macbeth to MacduffMacbeth doesnt want to fight Macduff anymore, tricked by the apparitions/witches, fights anyway
of this dead butcher and his fiend-like queen (who, as ’tis thought, by self and violent hands, took off her life) Malcolm to AllButcher is Macbeth he goes crazy and kills everyoneLady Macbeth cant handle guilt, takes own lifeIN THE END: MACDUFF KILLS MACBETH AND MALCOLM BECOMES KING.