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In 3.2, Lady Macbeth tells Macbeth,

What's done, is done.

What then is the significance of Lady Macbeth's statement in 5.1 that what's done cannot be undone?

A

In the first quote, Lady Macbeth speaks of their deeds with no regret. In the second, however, she regrets that there is nothing they can do to take back their actions.

B

In the first quote, Lady Macbeth has accepted the actions and consequences. In the second, however, she expresses satisfaction over everything they've accomplished.

C

In the first quote, Lady Macbeth seems terrified by what they have done. In the second, however, she seems resigned to fate.

D

In the first quote, Lady Macbeth speaks of their deeds with regret. In the second, however, she seems to accept the finality of their actions.

E

In the first quote, Lady Macbeth seems saddened by their actions. In the second, however, she seems elated by what they have accomplished.