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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.

In the context of the whole passage, the line “If we should fail?” (line 60) serves to do all of the following EXCEPT


discredit Lady Macbeth’s argument in favor of his own.


reiterate Macbeth’s hesitations from earlier in the passage.


imitate Lady Macbeth’s mode of speech from earlier in the passage.


suggest that Macbeth has been persuaded by Lady Macbeth’s argument.


pose an inquiry for further detail and explanation.

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