Close Read the Text
Words in the text following the word “Hath” in Act 2 Scene ii: drunk, bold/ quenched, fire. These words are interesting because they are used as opposites.They have opposite meanings and contradict the word before it, even though the word “hath” vaugely means “to have” which might suggest agreement.
Analyze the Text
A) The reactions to the King’s death by Macbeth and Lady Macbeth have large differences. For examp>B) Macbeth chose to react this way because it allowed him to distance himself from the obvious gains he receives now that the King is dead. Lady Macbeth fainted when she heard of the King,(“Help me, hence, ho!), 290, which was probably done to avoid any questioning of her.
Macbeth is most likely disturbed by his reaction to the mans p>As they had seen me with these hangman ‘s hands :
List’ning their fear, I could not say “Amen.”
When they did say “God bless us!” ” (284). He feels that he has done an injustice that has turned his religion against him. This p>Stuck in my throat. ,284).
The p>of hell gate, he should have old turning the key, 286″, he is commenting ironically on the devilish murder that Macbeth committed.
Why These Words
Two words that relate to the concept of betrayal from Act II are “guilt” (286), “treason” (286), and “malice” (290).
Patterns of Word Changes
To make these words into adjectives (“vice”, “danger”, and “marvel”) they become “vicious”, “dangerous” and “marvelous”. To make the words remit, rely, and vigilant into nouns, they become “Remittance”, “Reliance” and “Vigilance”.
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