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To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,

Creeps in this petty pace from day to day

To the last syllable of recorded time,

And all our yesterdays have lighted fools

The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!

Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player

That struts and frets his hour upon the stage

And then is heard no more: it is a tale

Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury,

Signifying nothing.

this is what was said by Macbeth in act 5, scene 5, in lines 21-30

select a literary device (metaphor,imagery,simile) and explain how Macbeth uses this literary device in these lines. agree or disagree and interpret the quote.

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Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow. The days creep slowly along until the end of time. And every day that's already happened has taken fools that much closer to their deaths. Out, out, brief candle. Life is nothing more than an illusion. It's like a poor actor who struts and worries for his hour on the stage and then is never heard from again. Life is a story told by an idiot, full of noise and emotional disturbance but devoid of meaning.

I hope this helps this is a better understandable meaning of the quote!

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This is the most famous 'soliliquy' from Macbeth where, on learning of his wife's suicide, he contmplates the pointlessness of life. Shakespeare uses an extended metaphor (known as a 'conceit') that he is very familiar with: life is compared to an actor who "struts and frets his hour upon the stage / and then is heard no more". The "tale told by an idiot" is a person's actions during during life. Ultimately, they "signify[] nothing". Basically, he is saying that life is pointless and meaningless - a little too late consodering what he has done! I hope this helps. Emma x


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