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“Macbeth” – Important quotes to memorize

Act 1

• Fair is foul, and foul is fair – The Witches (Act 1, Scene 1)

• If you can look into the seeds of time, And say which grain will grow, and which will not, speak. – Banquo (Act 1, Scene 3)

• And oftentimes, to win us to our harm, The instrument... (More)

Essay on Banquo

Banquo is an often misunderstood and forgotten character in the play Macbeth. His fleeting appearances and premature murder at the request of Macbeth, have led many to label him as a mere victim of the ambition and cruelty of others. However, in re... (More)

Macbeth is responsible for his own downfall – Essay

Macbeth, despite influences of the witches and Lady Macbeth, is responsible for his downfall. In Shakespeare’s play Macbeth, Macbeth is a tragic hero who destroys himself by his own wicked and selfish ambitions. At the beginning of the play, Macbet... (More)

Macbeth: Act 1, Scene 1 – Summary & Analysis

The play begins in a heath in Scotland, where the infamous three witches (The Weird Sisters) suddenly appear. Amidst a conversation that is characterized largely by paradox they plan to meet at the same spot ‘when the battle’s lost and won’ and whe... (More)