What are the literary devices used in Macbeth's soliloquy in Act 2 scene 1?
similies, hypeboles, etc. Thank you!
Blood/Death imagery is the dominant device: "dagger"; "thy blade and dudgeon gouts of blood,"; "It is the bloody business"; "wither'd murder,"
Heaven/Hell Imagery: "That summons thee to heaven or to hell."
Paradox: "I have thee not, and yet I see thee still."
Metaphor: "Art thou not, fatal vision,"; "A dagger of the mind, a false creation," "Nature seems dead"; the bell invites me. / for it is a knell / That summons thee to heaven or to hell.
Rhetorical Question: "Art thou not sensible to feeling as to sight?" "Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain?"
Personification: "Thou marshall'st me the way that I was going;" "Mine eyes are made the fools o' the other senses,"; "wicked dreams abuse The curtain'd sleep"
Allusion: "Pale Hecate's offerings," and "With Tarquin's ravishing strides, towards his design"
Simile: "Moves like a ghost."
Apostrophe: "Thou sure and firm-set earth, Hear not my steps,"; "Hear it not, Duncan;"
Analogy: "Words to the heat of deeds too cold breath gives."
Hyperbole: "Now o'er the one halfworld / Nature seems dead, and wicked dreams abuse / The curtain'd sleep
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