Who - or what - made Macbeth kill?
Lady Macbeth brings destruction
Symbolism - "Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand?" --- Macbeth sees a floating dagger, which symbolizes the murders he will soon commit. the handle is faced towards him, because once he grabs it, there's no turning back. It also shows what is happening inside Macbeth's head.
Comic Relief - "Here’s a knocking indeed! If a man were porter of hell-gate, he should have old turning the key" --- Comic Relief is used after Duncan is killed by Macbeth. It provides humor after the dark scene of murder, as a way to make you feel better. After Duncan is killed, a drunk porter says drunk statements while wobbling around.
Song + Meaning
The song I have chosen is Valkyrie 2: Lacuna (feat. Cassandra Kay) by Varien.
This song was chosen because the character Lady Macbeth is very similar to the character in this song.
0: 33 "Monsters live inside our souls Waiting to come alive Turning our hearts cold My blood is black It seeps through the cracks If I could take it back If I could"
This part of the song shows that everyone has their monsters, and that Lady Macbeth's is coming out, and she would take the murder back if she could.
2:51 "Dagger deep Blood ran over me Every melody you ever sung to me Floods my memory I can't breathe"
Lady Macbeth cannot get rid of what she has done, which is murder.
Various Times "I will bleed All of me To set you free"
Lady Macbeth is willing to throw her entire life away to make Macbeth the king, even if murder is what needs to done. This leads to Macbeth's downfall.