A book of praise.
Encomium Quotes in Lady Macbeth
The Lady Macbeth quotes below are all either spoken by Encomium or refer to Encomium. For each quote, you can also see the other terms and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:).
Drostan, who has long known me, has a fine hand with a pen and hopes to write a chronicle about me. This would be an encomium, a book of praise, for his queen. I told him it was a silly notion. […] From what my advisors say, Malcolm Canmore—ceann mór in Gaelic, or big head, two words that suit him—will order his clerics to record Macbeth’s life. Within those pages, they will seek to ruin his deeds and his name. My husband cannot fight for his reputation now. But I am here, and I know what is true.
Related Characters: Gruadh / Rue / Lady Macbeth (speaker), Macbeth, Malcolm mac Duncan, Drostan
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Encomium Term Timeline in Lady Macbeth
The timeline below shows where the term Encomium appears in Lady Macbeth. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Drostan wants to write an encomium for Gruadh. Although she told him his idea was “silly,” she secretly wants an account... (full context)