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Macbeth Quotes Analysis

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First quote: It's our duty to gain a thorough and a comprehensive understanding of the nature of the matters related to the abuse of power. Time will pass and we shall die we are all mortal, but so long as we work we can and must clear up many points (forewood page 1)

2nd:But at that very moment the hand of authority whipped his jerkin and his blanket away. [...] Down below, with his head on the level of the upper bunk, stood the gaunt Tartar. (25)
Answer (It's interesting that the "hand of authority" is depicted as almost God-like here; it's not an actual person yanking Shukhov's blanket away, but some sort of omnipotent, or all-powerful and all-knowing, force. Or a mad parent. Either way.)

3rd Qoute: a country that need heroes is and unfortunate
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But even here people manage to live. The ones that don't make it are those who lick other men's leftovers, those who count on the doctors to pull them through, and those who squeal on their buddies." pg 4 ( the ones who are not successful are the ones who will be homeless and begging people for money. And going to the doctor because of a disease.)

6th "How can you expect a man who's warm to understand a man who's cold? The cold stung. A murky fog wrapped itself around Shukhov and made him cough painfully. The temperature out there was Shukov's temperature was 99. The fight was on." pg. 19 (you cant understand or help someone that you don’t know the problem or cant relate.)

7th Quote 21: "A day without a dark cloud. Almost a happy day. There were three thousand six hundred and fifty-three days like that in his stretch. From the first clang of the rail to the last clang of the rail. Three thousand six hundred and fifty-three days. The three extra days were for leap years." pg. 139 (a day without something bad happening or the day when everything is flowing is a good day.)

8th. You should rejoice that you're in prison. Here you have time to think about your soul." pg. 136
(you have time to reflect on life and become a better person once you are
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