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How does the language use in Macbeth's quote,

I have lived long enough. My way of life
is fall'n into the sere, the yellow leaf,
And that which should accompany old age,
I must not look to have.

...communicate his attitude toward life?


His words "my way of life" conveys that Macbeth believes the world no longer needs nor appreciates men like himself.


The declarative statement conveys a satisfied, confident tone that shows that Macbeth feels he has accomplished all that he wanted in life.


The symbolism of "yellow leaf" demonstrates a life of beauty and maturation, achieved only after much toil.


The word "sere" communicates an idea of feeling empty and unfulfilled, and Macbeth sees the "yellow leaf," symbolizing how close he came to obtaining his goals.


The word "sere" and the symbolism of the yellow leaf communicate a tired, depressed attitude toward life.

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