in Shakespeare’s play Macbeth there are many occasions where we are indicated that there is some sort of slow deterioration in his mind. sheakspear show this to us in dramatic structure and figurative devices subsequently, right at the beginning of the play we are presented to three witches which we don’t certainly know if they […]
“Fair is foul and foul is fair” i think this is an example of equavication because its contradicting itself. In my opinion the witches are an example of this because they are always telling prophecies which indicates they are not telling everything they know. At one point of the play macbeths doesn’t know if he […]
“The deep damnation of his taking-off;” His permanent fate of dying “Besides, this Duncan Hath borne his faculties so meek, hath been. So clear in his great office, that his virtues will plead like angels” Duncan has his faculties and is so humble, uncorruptable this makes his virtues hide.
“The eye wink at the hand; yet let that be.” Meaning: I don’t want to see what I am going to do with my hands, but I can’t stop myself from looking.
You couldn’t tell who would win. Both armies were exhausted and could barely fight for their lives. Macdonwald was protected by foot soldiers and horseman. Lady Luck was with Macdonwald,smiling cruelly at his enemies as if she new they were going to loose. But Macdonwald and Lady Luck together weren’t strong enough to win this […]
In shakespeare’s famous play julius caesar fate is a key factor of how the story is unfolded and all the problems are due to these characters following their will to try avoid their fate. Caesar’s fate was to die in the ides of march; caesar thought that fate was nothing for him. Unfotunately trying to […]
This ghost is a representation of brutus’s feelings. This shows how confused he is and whats going through his mind at the moment. In addition brutus’s wife, portia just commited suicide in a very peculiar way she put hot coals on her mouth. Brutus is not metally stabled right now because everything has gone on […]
In caesars funeral antony said that ambition was controling caesars life. In many occassions antony said that brutus was an honarable man and that caesar was ambitious. “If it were so, it was a grevious fault, and grievously hath caesar answer’d it.” Antony is saying that this was a terrible mistake by caesar and it […]
In the beginning of the sililoquy antony is begging for caesar’s forgiveness “O, pardon me, thou bleeding piece of earth, that I am meek and gentle with these butchers!” Antony is using a smokescreen to make the conspirators think that he is not after them. Earlier on the play antony shook hands with the conspirators […]
Dramatic irony there are many dramatic devices used in shakespeare’s play; dramatic irony could be used to create tension within the play (dramatic irony- when the audience knows more information than the other characters on the play). For example in julius caesar everyone watching the play will know that it’s caesar’s fate to die. But the […]