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"Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee."
" that which hath made them drunk hat made me bold; What hath quenched them hath given me fire"
"Th' attempt and not the deed. Confounds us. Hark! i laid their daggers ready; he could not miss 'em. Had he not resembled My father as he slept, I had done't
Macbeth is experiencing what might be a moral crisis. He knows he is about to kill Duncan, but he is imagining what it will be like to actually hold the dagger and carry out the act. Symbolically, it represents Macbeth's inner turmoil and feelings of horror about the murder he is about to commit, just as the appearance of Banquo's ghost in Act III shows Macbeth's fear and guilt for the most recent murder he has committed at that point in the plot.
This is important because it shows Lady Macbeth has got the servants drunk so they will not guard the King. Also that she is ready for the murder.She means that the act of drugging the guards has made her more assured and ready to do the deed.
it shows how lady Macbeth isn't as courageous as she seems. and this relates to the theme or reality vs. appearance
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