Foull Is Fair And Foul In Macbeth By William Shakespeare

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In the Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare has many hidden messages, not to mention many obvious ones. One message in the play is “Foul is fair and, fair is foul” (1.1.12) This quote can be translated out to, bad is good and good is bad. Confusing right? In the play, the main character, Macbeth gets the idea he may become king. The play follows him through his power struggle to the kingship, and it is not a good one. Macbeth does the unthinkable to get where he wants to be, which eventually causes him to lose his mind. The quote “Foul is fair, and fair is foul” is reflected in Macbeth 's climb. He get what he wants, to be king (fair). But then the crimes he commited get to his head, he goes crazy which leads to many more painful events. (foul). This is just one example of how this quote is portrayed in the play. In William Shakespeare 's, Tragedy of Macbeth, Shakespeare states the phrase “Fair is Foul and Foul is fair” which has many underlying meanings. In Act 1 scene III of The Tragedy of Macbeth, Macbeth enters speaking to Banquo. “So foul and fair a day I have not seen” says Macbeth (1.1 38). This is the first time the phrase is introduced by Macbeth. It is assumed he is speaking of the battle he is returning home from, because he lost a friend, but won the battle. The odd trio of witches intersects Macbeth and his good friend Banquo on their way home from battle. When Macbeth asks the weird witches a question, they answer by saying, “All hail, Macbeth! Hail to

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