He is trying to work against prophecy, something he never learns not to do. Act 3 Scene 3 Page 320 Line 27: “Thou mayst revenge” In this scene Banquo is killed and he tells Fleance that he may live to kill the person that killed him.
Act 3 Scene 2 Page 319 Line 51: “Be innocent of the knowledge” Macbeth tells Lady Macbeth to put on a mask. Act 3 Scene 4 Page 326 Line 176: “You lack the season of all nature, sleep” Macbeth really needs peace, but he can”t relax because he feels that his power is threatened.
Act 3 Scene 1 Page 312 Line 3-4: “Thou play”dst most foully for”t.
Yet it was said it should not stand in thy posterity.” Banquo believes that the witches prophecies are right because it was predicted that the kingship would not remain in Macbeth”s Family.
Act 1 Scene 1 Page 274 Line 12-13: “Fair is foul, and foul is fair: / Hover through the fog and filthy air.” This quote is interesting to me because it is an oxymoron.
Its impossible how fair can be foul when fair is equal or mild and foul is gross and rotten.She feels that her hands are now permanently tainted with her evil acts.This shows an even further reversal of the roles between Lady Macbeth and Macbeth.Back then, everyone and everything didn”t disturb him.Act 5 Scene 7 Page 362 Lines 22-23: “If thou be”st slain and with no stroke of mine, /My wife and children”s ghosts will haunt me still.” Macduff can”t rest until he gets revenge on the killer of his family, something Malcolm and Fleance didn”t say or couldn”t do.Act 3 Scene 1 Page 314 Line 64-68: “They hailed him father to a line of kings./Upon my head they placed a fruitless crown/And put a barren scepter in my gripe, /Thence to be wrenched with an unlineal hand, /No son of mine succeeding.” Macbeth has came to conclusion if he wants to keep his crown he is going to have to kill Banquo and Fleance.Act 2 Scene 1 Page 295 Line 5-6:”There”s husbandry in heaven; / Their candles are all out” Banquo means that heaven has gone to bed, and has put out its “candles” the stars for the night.Its significance is that the night stars will never be as bright again because nature will now be in a state of turmoil and confusion.Act 4 Scene 2 Page 340 Line 97: “Young fry of treachery” The murderer calls Macduff a traitor, and the son calls him a liar. Act 4 Scene 3 Page 346 Line 184-185: “Good God betimes remove. Act 5 Scene 1 Page 352 Line 37-39: “Yet who would have thought/the old man to have so much blood in him?” Lady Macbeth didn”t know that Duncan”s death would bother her so much.