Macbeth themes and quotes

Fate Is it real? Does it play a defining role in the play
Loyalty Macbeth was loyal to his King but was able to betray for his own personal interests.
The Difference Between Kingship and Tyranny Duncan was always called the King, but Macbeth was always called the tyrant. Why was this?
Good versus evil Macbeth versus the true king of Scotland
Honesty Macbeth and his lady lied very much throughout the story, did this lead them down the wrong path?
Bravery Is bravery only a trait shown by good people
Order When Macbeth disturbed the natural order by killing Duncan he created supernatural phenomena, in our world do we have a natural order and when it’s broken what happens
Supernatural/ prophecy Old man: Tis said, they eat each other
Blood “Will all great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood / Clean from my hand?” Represents macbeths wrong doing and guilt
The Corrupting Power of Unchecked Ambition Macbeth was originally an honoured man but when his wife urged him to go forward with his ambition he cast moral principles aside.
Guilt Macbeth and lady Macbeth were always guilty after they did anything,
Fair is foul and foul is fair Witches, things are not as they seem
Like valours minion carv’d out his passage till he fac’d the slave who never shook hands, nor bade farewell to him, till he unseamed him from the nave to the chaps Macbeth’s courage/bloodlust
Yes, as sparrows, Eagles, or the hare, the lion Macbeths might
So they redoubled strokes upon the foe Macbeth’s resilience
God save the king Ross’ loyalty
Go pronounce his present death and with his former title greet macbeth Duncan trusting Macbeth
So wither’d and so wild in their attire, they look not like th’inhabitants o’th’ earth Banquo describing the witches
Your children shall be kings. You shall be King Banquo and Macbeth mocking the prophecies
If chance will have me King, why chance may crown me without my stir Macbeth thinking he could get the crown without interference
There’s no art to find the minds construction in the face. He said as a gentleman on whom I built an absolute trust Contradictions
Our eldest, Malcolm, whom we name hereafter The Prince of Cumberland Duncan pronouncing malcolm shall be King
Inverness Where does Macbeth live
Yet I do fear thy nature, It is too full o’th’milk of human kindness to catch the nearest way Lady Macbeth on Macbeth’s ambition
come, you spirits unsex me here, and fill me from the crown to the toe topfull of direst cruelty Lady Macbeth wanting to be a man
Your face, my thane is as a book where men may read strange matters Lady macbeth on Macbeth’s face
Look like th’innocent flower, but be the serpent under’t Macbeth’s face is easy to read so he should change it
Bloody instructions, where being taught, return to plague th’inventor Macbeth: bloody acts make bloody consequences
is this a dagger which i see before me? Macbeth’s dagger
The bell invites me. Hear it not Duncan, for it is a knell/That summons thee to heaven or to hell Macbeth’s knoll
Had he not resembled/My father as he slept, I had done’t. Lady macbeth’s inability to kill duncan
Sleep no more: Macbeth does murder sleep macbeth hearing voices
My hands are of your colour, but i shame/to wear a heart so white Lady Macbeth after covering for Macbeth
(threescore and ten) I have seen/hours dreadful and things strange, but this sore night/hath trifled former knowings Old man about the troubles Macbeth is putting Scotland through
Banquo doubting Macbeth
To be thus is nothing. but to be safely thus (our fears in Banquo stick deep) Macbeth’s insecurities
Banquo was your enemy Macbeth changing his opinion of Banquo because of his fears
Sit, worthy friends. My lord is often thus,/ and hath been from his youth Lady Macbeth covering for Macbeth
Spiteful wrathful who as others do loves for his own ends Hecate on macbeths character
Duncan was pitied of Macbeth; marry he was dead, and the right-valiant banquo walk’d to late Lennox suspecting Macbeth
The pious Edward Lord on Edward King of England to
What had he done to make him fly the land Lady Macduff not trusting her husbands judgement
Like a syllable of dolour Macduff on Scotland’s fate
Yet here’s a spot Lady macbeths delusions
Menteith, Angus, Lennox Caithness Macbeths four remaining lords
Seyton Macbeths army leader
Siward Malcolm’s army leader
Out, out, brief candle, 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 Macbeths life is meaningless monologue