12-14 Lines http://www.sparknotes.com/shakespeare/macbeth/quotes.html

Pathetic Fallacy: When the natural world or setting appears to respond to/reflect the human events. eg. The use of rain/storms in movies when something bad or sad has happened. Dramatic Irony: When the audience knows something that characters do not.

“Come, you spirits that tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here. And fill me from the crown to the toe top-full of direst cruelty! Make thick my blood; stop up the access and passage to remorse…” Statement: Lady Macbeth often uses elaborate metaphors to portray her ideas. Example: When willing herself to muster up the courage […]

Act 1, Scene 1 Summary Characters: The three witches Location: A desert place Time: Unknown (before the end of the battle) Events: The witches plan to meet again after the battle is over. They plan to meet Macbeth on the heath. Quote: “Fair is foul and foul is fair” – witches A Paradox Act 1, Scene […]

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“Spoken language allows access to an individual’s idiolect, their prosodic features and their paralinguistic features, which in turn provides a more thorough interpretation of their meaning behind words; this portrayal comes through stronger through dialogue than texting or online messages.” We have all heard our grandparent’s croak, “Back in my day, we had to actually […]

“Spoken language allows access to an individual’s idiolect, their prosodic features and their paralinguistic features, which in turn provides a more thorough interpretation of their meaning behind words; this portrayal comes through stronger through dialogue than written text.”  Evidence: Spoken: Sarcasm (portrayed by tone and facial expressions: laughter or a straight face to imply irony) Dropping words doesn’t […]