Tuesday, November 24, 2015

A Thematic Through-Line?

Macbeth. So foul and fair a day I have not seen. (1.3.35)

Macbeth. This supernatural soliciting
Cannot be ill, cannot be good. (1.3.129-30)

Lady Macduff. I am in this earthly world where to do harm
Is often laudable, to do good sometime
Accounted dangerous folly. (4.2.71-74)

Macduff. Such welcome and unwelcome things at once,
'Tis hard to reconcile. (4.3.138-39)