O, full of scorpions is my mind, dear wife!Thou know’st that Banquo and his Fleance lives.
Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely...
In Macbeth, there is so many sources of figurative language. Figurative language is when someone uses a word or phrase in a different meaning and way. For example, in Macbeth, Macbeth talks about only scorching the snake and not killing it.
Connotations and Denotation
What he is referring to is not a reptilian snake, but his enemy. He is meaning to say that he was only started and ended one deed out of the many to become The king of Cawdor. Macbeth, also talks about how he was scorpions in his head, he is referring to the pain he is feeling in his head, one problem after the other in a never ending cycle. His problems consist of, sleep deprivation, lying, hallucinating, committing murders, etc.
All hail Macbeth...
...that shalt be king hereafter!
Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely
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Connotation: An idea or feeling that a word or phrase implies into the text Ex."..until Great Birnam Wood to high Dunsinane Hill Shall come against him" Denotation: The primary or main meaning of the word or phrase Ex,"The power of man, for none of woman born Shall harm Macbeth."
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The tone to Act I of Macbeth is foreboding, which is a prediction of something evil coming. The three witches predicted and prophesized Macbeth, they also prophesized the foreboding coming from him. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth created foreboding for themselves by going after the throne that was predicted for Macbeth.