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Macbeth, Act I, Scene 7, William Shakespeare, 1623

Shakespeare, William. "Macbeth: Act I, Scene Vii." N.p.: n.p., n.d. N. pag. Macbeth: Entire Play. MIT Shakespeare Database, 1993. Web. 08 Sept. 2016.

Which of the following BEST characterizes the relationship between the dominant rhetorical strategy and its effect found in Lady Macbeth’s speech from lines 61-73?


The speech is highly abstract to provide philosophical justification of the murder for Macbeth.


The speech is highly metaphorical to suggest that other things will conspire to help Macbeth.


The speech is highly repetitive to illustrate the repeated attempts to break Macbeth’s resolve.


The speech is highly emotional to capitalize on Macbeth’s momentary weakness.


The speech is highly fragmentary to suggest Macbeth’s mental disarray.

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