Lady Macbeth Blood Quotes

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Macbeth continues to talk about how the bell is telling him to do it: “[A bell rings] I go, and it is done; the bell invites me. Hear it not, Duncan; for it is a knell That summons thee to heaven or to hell.” (2.1.641-644) Lady Macbeth put drugs in the servants drinks to gets them drunk to set them up for the murder and that has made her bold. Macbeth soon enters dragging a bloody dagger: “I have done the deed. Didst thou not hear a noise?” (2.2.665) He has killed the king, which shows the theme of greed and blood all in one. Macbeth looks at his bloody hands and says it is a sorry sight but once again Lady Macbeth tells him not to think about is so much because if they do it will drive them crazy. Lady Macbeth takes the daggers and plants them on the servants. Macbeth says that his hands would stain the seas scarlet instead of wash the blood from his hands. Lady Macbeth says that her hands are as red as his but she would only be ashamed if her …show more content…

The theme of blood is even in the ending at which Macbeth is killed by Macduff. Blood is even used to show the guilt of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth when it is said she didn’t think her hands would ever come clean from the red blood stain or the smell of blood.: “What, will these hands ne'er be clean?—No more o' that, my lord, no more o' that: you mar all with this starting.” (5.1.2166-2169), “Out, damned spot! out, I say!—One: two: why, then, 'tis time do't.—Hell is murky!—Fie, my lord, fie! a soldier, and afeard? What need we fear who knows it, when none can call our power to account?—Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him.” (5.1.2159.2164), and “Here's the smell of the blood still: all the perfumes of Arabia will not sweeten this little hand. Oh, oh, oh!”

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