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In this scene, the audience is aware that Lady Macbeth is “ill” because of her guilt over her hand in the recent murders. Macbeth is also aware that this is the reason for her illness. The doctor does not know this, so is therefore unable to effectively treat her, yet Macbeth expects him to “cure” her somehow.
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