Soliloquies In Macbeth

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“Life ... is a tale, Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing.”― William Shakespeare, Macbeth. Shakespeare wrote numerous plays in which he gave great life lessons. In one of his most known work, Macbeth- a tragedy story that follows Macbeth on his path to power, in which Shakespeare dramatizes this and shows the audience the effect on people who seek power for its own sake. In this play there are many soliloquies, Looking into 3 main soliloquies: Lady Macbeth (1.5.44-60), Macbeth (2.1.42-73) and Macbeth (5.5 .19-30). Based on the understanding and the outstanding life lessons it has in it, the best one is Macbeth (5.5 .19-30). In the first soliloquy which is Lady Macbeth (1.5.44-60), Lady Macbeth is talking to the spirits and is ranting on, and yelling about what she wants. The lessons that can be learned from this soliloquies is that never do something if you have second thoughts about it. This is shown in Lady Macbeth (1.5.49-50) “Make thick my blood; Stop up the access and passage to remorse” by this she means make my blood thick and block the veins so that no remorse may enter. The punctuation that is being used in this soliloquy also adds a lot of meaning to the life lessons. When you look at the soliloquy, there are exclamation points and also comma which shows the tone she is using. She is shouting to emphasize what she wants from the spirit’s and how bad she wants it. Also, she has a lot of pauses (commas) as she is short of breath because of

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