The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 20.0340 Monday, 29 June 2009
From: Tom Bishop <
Date: Monday, 29 Jun 2009 23:14:58 +1200
Subject: "Done" in Macbeth
I've been trying without success lately to track down a critical
discussion I recall but cannot place of nuances among the three
repetitions of "done" in the famous lines of Macbeth's that "If it were
done when 'tis done then 'twere well/ It were done quickly." This may be
so familiar as not to be localizable, or I may simply not have found the
right commentary yet. I'd be grateful for any suggestions.
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