Persuasive Speech Outline On Macbeth

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Quotation and speaker, First witch: Sleep shall neither night nor day. (1.3.19) b. Paraphrase and clarification: I will curse you with no sleep during the night and day. I believe the witch has put a curse on him that will not allow him to get a bit of sleep either night nor day. The agony of insomnia will eat away at him.
c. Conclusions: First quote, no comparison yet. The witch has placed a curse on him that will prevent him from sleeping.

2. Quotation and speaker. Macbeth: My dearest love, Duncan comes here tonight. (1.6.58)
b. Paraphrase and clarification; Macbeth tells Lady Macbeth that Duncan is coming tonight, which gives her the deranged thought of a ruse to kill Duncan so Macbeth will become king.
c. Conclusions: In the first
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The witches placed the curse of no sleep and Lady Macbeth's plan to kill Duncan both occurred at night. I think the whole act represented “night” as a time where bad things happen.

Quotation and speaker, Macduff: I believe drink gave thee the lie last night. (2.3.35) b. paraphrase and clarification: Macduff and the Porter are having a conversation about last night's party that had a lot of alcohol involved.
c. Conclusions: In the previous passage, during the night there has been problems surfacing and on this night because of drinking, there was conflicts that erupted.

Quotation and speaker, Lennox: The night has been unruly. (2.3.53) b. paraphrase and clarification: After the Duncan's dead body is discovered, Lennox says how this night leads to a future where the kingdom will be unruly. c. During this play so far, ‘night’ has been the time where all unruly things occur and conveniently enough, something unruly occurs on this night.

Quotation and speaker, Macbeth: Twas a rough night. (2.3.60) b. paraphrase and clarification: Macbeth agrees with lennox about the night before being ‘rough’ after the
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Come. (3.2.45-47) b. paraphrase and clarification: It’s better to be unaware of the knowledge until after the deed is completed when you can praise it. Come night and swindle the moral, decent day. Lady Macbeth is curious what Macbeth is going to do and asks him about it, but Macbeth responds by saying that she should not know about it until after the deed is completely done. c. conclusion: Here Macbeth awaits for night time to come so that he could finish the deed. The transformation in Macbeth is also evident in this quote; Macbeth plans to kill Banquo before Lady Macbeth tries to do something about it to keep their position and tells his wife to be patient about the plan. By his saying ‘scarf up the tender eye of pitiful day,’ it’s noticeable that he became completely corrupted by his desire to maintain power. Therefore, the use of the word ‘night’ is the time when the evil things happen, when the murderers of Macbeth is going to kill Banquo.

Quotation and speaker, Macbeth: It will have blood; they say, blood will have blood: Stones have been known to move and trees to speak; Augurs and understood relations have By magot-pies and choughs and rooks brought forth The secret'st man of blood. What is the night?

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