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What language techniques does Shakespeare use in Macbeth? (only relating to feelings of...

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daanielle | Student, Grade 11 | eNotes Newbie

Posted September 27, 2011 at 5:27 PM via web

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What language techniques does Shakespeare use in Macbeth?

(only relating to feelings of ambition and guilt, please.)

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ijere | College Teacher | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted September 28, 2011 at 1:44 AM (Answer #1)

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Shakespeare as it is common with most writers of his time draw extensively from the use of the Elizabethan english, which was popularly spoken in the days of Queen Elizabeth of England. the language is considered today as archaic and outdated, because even among native speakers of English, it is no longer common.

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samantha96 | Student, Grade 11 | (Level 1) Honors

Posted September 30, 2011 at 10:15 PM (Answer #2)

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Shakespeare has an incredible command of lanuguage. In the play Macbeth he uses many puns, metaphors and ironies. In his writing he uses iambic pantameter and rhyming couplet.

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