loyalty macbeth (Those who are disloyal will suffer ("Out damned…
Those who are disloyal will suffer
"Out damned spot"
Doctor: "Unnatural deeds do breed unnatural troubles
Sleep walking - can never find peace
Will she find peace even in death? hell?
"The usurpers cursed head"
"Scorpions in his mind"
Original thane of Cawdor is a traitor (disloyal) and is executed
Malcolm: "I have spoke with one who saw him die... Implored you highness pardon... a deep repentance"
Strong message: Betray your 'divine' king is to betray God. You will suffer
Macbeth is loyal to his king
"The service and loyalty i owe, in doing it, pays itself. Your highness part is to receive our duties"
Juxtaposition as we know that he is not loyal latter in the text
Macbeth is corrupted. Over ambitious.
"If good, why do I yield to that suggestion whose horrid image cloth unfix my hair, and make my heart knock at my ribs, against the use of nature?"
Banquo: "Look how our partner is rapt"
Audience reaction, they wonder is this Macbeth himself or is it the witches taking over
Becomes an irrational tyrant
Angus: Nothing in love: "now does he feel his title hang loose about him, a giant's robe upon a dwarfish thief"
Divine right of kings - he cannot full fill what is required of a strong king - simile
Thief = understanding Dwarfish = lesser than
Act 5 scene 3 Tyrant/ rude to servant. Juxtaposes with Duncan's behaviour
Those who remain loyal will be victorious
Banquo speaking to Macbeth after meeting the witches "to win us to our harm the instruments of darkness tell us truths"
Banquo is aware of the potential of the witches from very early on. Is not swayed by evil like Macbeth
Act 2 scene 1: Banquo: "my allegiance is clear" (to king) said to Macbeth when they are organising conversation i.e witches
Act 4 scene 1: "A show of 8 kings... Banqou's ghost following" "Thou art too like the spirit of Banquo"
"Banquo smiles and points at them"
Murders his trusted friend