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Lady Macbeth's Soliloquy

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Title: Act I Macbeth Writing The purpose of this soliloquy is to provide depth into Macbeth’s character and his character development. In analysis option number four, the focus of the passage is that Macbeth’s conscience is making him second guess his intentions to kill King Duncan. Primarily the text “…still have judgement here, we but teach/ Bloody instructions, which, being taught, return/ To plague the inventor”. From this portion of the passage, judgement symbolizes Macbeth’s conscience, Bloody instructions embodies his thoughts of killing the king. Shakespeare wrote this because he wanted to display that Macbeth still has good ethics. Secondly, “Besides, this Duncan/ Hath born his faculties so meek, hath been/ So clear in his great office”.
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