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Macbeth Act 1

Who said what in Act 1

Who said this? "Fair is foul, and foul is fair" The three witches
Who is being described? "he unseam'd him from the nave to the chaps" Macbeth
Who said this? "So foul and fair a day I have not seen." Macbeth
Who says this and to whom? "Stay, you imperfect speakers, tell me more." Macbeth to the witches
What is Macbeth talking about? "[the] horrid image doth unfix my hair and make my seated heart knock at my ribs". Murdering King Duncan.
What is Macbeth saying? "If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me, Without my stir." If it's his fate to be king it will happen anyway.
Who says this? "Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires:" Macbeth - when he realises his only chance of becoming king is to kill Duncan
What is Macbeth talking about? "that is a step On which I must fall down, or else o'erleap, For in my way it lies." Malcolm being made heir to the throne.
Who said this? "Glamis thou art, and Cawdor; and shalt be What thou art promised" Lady Macbeth
What is Lady Macbeth saying she wants to do? "Hie thee hither, That I may pour my spirits in thine ear" Manipulate and persuade Macbeth to commit the murder.
What is Lady Macbeth asking evil spirits to do? "unsex me here" Take away her feminine qualities (gentleness, kindness, weakness)
What is Macbeth worried about? "we but teach Bloody instructions, which, being taught, return To plague the inventor" That if he kills the King, someone will then kill him (a bit like karma)
What is Macbeth saying? "I have no spur To prick the sides of my intent, but only Vaulting ambition," He has no reason to kill the king except for his strong and overpowering ambition.
Who says this? " Art thou afeard To be the same in thine own act and valour As thou art in desire?" Lady Macbeth to Macbeth - she is asking if he is too scared to kill the king.
Created by: aprice123



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