Macbeth – COURAGE + BRAVERY quotes Flashcard Example #10121

“Bellona’s bridegroom”
Metaphor compared macbeth to God of War -> his valiance praised and celebrated here -> conoared to deity
“As sparrows eagles or the hare the lion”
Bestial imagery compares Macbeth to brave’ noble creatures, with power and strength -> bravery praised
“Bear-like I must fight the course”
Still compared to beast at end -> still has valiance but not noble like “lion” instead string like a “bear” but also easily defeated
“Why do you start and seem to fear things that do sound so fair”
First time in play “brave Macbeth” shows fear and it’s of his own sinful nature -> shows the true villain in the play is Macbeth + foreshadows evil doings
“When you durst do it, then you were a man.”
“Are you a man”
LM questions Macbeths courage and manliness when he shuts away from murder -> belittles him and challenges right to his titles and praise from Act 1 Scene 2

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