Fair And Foul In Shakespeare's Macbeth Still Relevant Today

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“Fair is foul, and foul is fair,” is a quote used to start off the play “The Tragedy of Macbeth.” That quote is used to portray how everything in life that is fair is more than likely not okay, and everything that is not okay is fair. This play was written in 1606 by William Shakespeare. How is this play still relevant to this day in time? In this play, Shakespeare tells the story of a hateful king. The play shows the readers the story of vicious man who wants power. The Tragedy of Macbeth is still relevant today because to this day people still try to claim great power, do all the wrong things to get what they want, and people have great guilt for their actions that are foul. The first reason Macbeth is still relevant today is that people try to claim massive power over things that they do not need to be involved in. For example, “All hail, Macbeth, thou shalt be king hereafter! Thou shalt get kings, though thou be none. …show more content…

This quote enforces that one day Macbeth will have the throne, have massive power, and have control over all the land in Scottland. In modern time people would not know how to respond to something that complex into their future. They would be excited yet terrified that something that massive would be getting handed down to them. The readers can learn that all power that you think you are going to undertake might disappear in the blink of an eye because someone else wants it more than you, so they are willing to do whatever it takes to do to get rid of you, and claim that power for

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