In Macbeth, what's the significance of this quote? "New honors come upon him, Like our strange...

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In Macbeth, what's the significance of this quote? "New honors come upon him, like our strange garments, cleave not to their mold but with the aid of use."

Macbeth:

Macbeth is a tragic play by William Shakespeare. In the play, a respected soldier plots to kill his cousin, the king, so he might ascend to the throne, then spirals into further murderous action to maintain his power.

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In Macbeth, after Macbeth is declared Thane of Cawdor, Banquo says that "new honors come upon him, like our strange garments, cleave not to their...

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Foreshadowing in Macbeth

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Chapter 2 / Lesson 12
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Shakespeare uses foreshadowing in Macbeth to create suspense throughout the play. Learn about the foreshadowing Shakespeare used, from the prophecies of the witches and Hecate and the apparitions prophecy to the Death of King Duncan and the fatal results of Macbeth's delayed understanding.


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