Macbeth and Death of a Salesman

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YEAR 11 ENGLISH YEARLY NOTES AND QUOTES:

Pre-Raphaelites:

CONVENTIONS
- Naturalism (use of imagery of natural scenery, heavy description and sensory imagery)
- Melancholic tone
- Natural Supernaturalism and reference to religion
- Medievalism
- Female ‘stunners’
- Dramatisation
- Moral stories
- Religious symbols and illusions
- Realism
- Literary subjects- telling a story

Macbeth:

“That his virtues will plead like angels…”
“False face must hide what the false heart doth know”
“Ourself will mingle with society and play the humble host…”
“Who dare to look upon that which might appall the devil?”
“… unsex me here, and fill me from crown to toe top-full with direst cruelty”
“Look like the innocent flower, but be the serpent under’t”
“Fair is foul and foul is fair”
“A little water clears us of this deed”
“What, will these hand ne’er be clean?”
“Here’s the smell of blood still. All the perfumes in Arabia will not sweeten this little hand”
“I have no spur to prick the sides of my intent, only vaulting ambition which o’erleaps itself and falls unto the other”
“Gainst nature still! Thriftless ambition that wilt ravine up thine lifes own means”
“Is this a dagger which I see before me, the handle turned toward my hand?”
“We have scortch’d the snake, not kill’d it!”
“O, full of scorpions is my mind dear wife!”
“But now I am cabbin’d, cribb’d, confin’d…”
“I am in blood step’t so far that, should I wade no more, retrning were as tedious as to go o’er”
“I have no words. My voice is in my sword.”

Death of a Salesman:

“Someday I’ll have my own business, and I’ll never have to leave home anymore!”
“Willy never made a lot of money, his name was never in the papers…”
“…because its not what you do, its who you know and the smile on your face”
“Once in my life I would like to own something outright before its broken! I always in a race with the junkyard!”
“They’re only a hundred and a half. You can’t do without them…”
“The only

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