Decent Essays

“Fair is foul and foul is fair | Hover through the fog and filthy air” (augmenting earlier references to thunder, lightning and rain).
“Though his bark cannot be lost | Yet it shall be tempest tossed” Witches
“You should be women and yet your beards forbid me to interpret that you are so” Banquo
“If you can look into the seeds of time | and say which grain will go and which will not | Speak to me then” Banquo
“Is this a dagger which I see before me | the handle towards my hand?“
“Come, you spirits that tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, And fill me from the crown to the toe top-full of direst cruelty! Make thick my blood; stop up the access and passage to remorse……… ………… Come, thick night, and pall thee in the
…show more content…
Lest our old robes sit easier than our new” Macduff to Ross, 2,4
“Now does he fell his title hang loose about him, like a giant’s robe upon a dwarfish thief” Angus, 5,2
Blood Imagery:

“What bloody man is that?” Duncan, 1,3
“He unseamed him from the nave to th’ chops and fixed his head upon our battlements” Injured soldier 1,3
“I’ll gild the faces of the grooms withal, for it must seem their guilt” Lady Macbeth
“Will all great Neptune’s oceans wash clear this blood from my hand? No this my hand will rather the multitudinous seas incarnadine making the green one red” Macbeth
“A little water clears us of this deed” Lady Macbeth
“Here lay Duncan, his silver skin laced with his golden blood” Macbeth, ironically, explaining his murder of the grooms.
“Blood will have blood” Macbeth
“I am in blood stepp’d in so far that should I wade no more, returning were as tedious as go o’er” Macbeth
“My soul is too much charged with blood of thine already” Macbeth
“Out out damned spot” Lady Macbeth
“Who would have thought the old man to have so much blood in him?” Lady Macbeth
“All the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand” Lady Macbeth
Nature / Weather / Animal Imagery:
“So foul and fair a day I have not seen” Macbeth
Get Access