Ambition (I) iii, 135-142 This quote is significant to our understanding of the play because these lines talk about how Macbeth is thinking ruthless thought which concern the death of Duncan and that his downfall and tragic flaw is his ambition. Order and Disorder (I) ii, 8-23 This quote describes the battle, which is disorder and it creates and uproar and disrupts the peace.This quote talks of war and battle. Appearance & Reality (I) 5, 60-69 Significance of this quote it that evil lurks behind fair looks.
Everything is not always, what it appears to be. That people wear masks, and that the mask hides the truth about who they really are; usually they are deceitful.People put on appearances to hide things. Equivocation (I) iii, 149-155 Macbeth lies to Banquo after the witches have had their visit.Macbeth is hiding what he is really thinking about.He is pondering the deed of killing the King (Duncan) and taking the throne.
He is untruthful towards Banquo. Darkness & Light (I) 4, 48-53 This quotes mentions black-which is the colour of darkness and the devil, ties into Macbeth having dark thoughts, evil thoughts, and eventually doing evil things. (I) 5, 49,50,52 All the quotes mentioned have the notion of darkness. They describe the darkness that lies in Macbeth and that lives in Lady Macbeth.She will urge him to commit dark deeds.When darkness is referred to, it foreshadows the death of Duncan and the corruption in the play. (I) 5, 60-62 This quote refers to light.
That they have to put on the appearance of being happy and that as if nothing were being plotted against Duncan. (I) 7, 10-12 Signifies the communion-white is represents righteousness and purity, talks about wine-connected to the black mass.Ironic because at the same time Macbeth is involved in darkness..