Imagery And Imagery In Macbeth

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How imagery describes the character and it self. "Fair is foul, and foul is fair"(1.1.12). Is that really true? Well it is true to the characters I will be talking about. The play Macbeth by William Shakespeare is a play written in 1606 to entertain King James and its people. The story takes place in medieval, 11th century Scotland with a main character, Macbeth meeting with the weird sisters or the witches telling his prophecy. The prophecy stated that after titles of Glamis and Cawdor, Macbeth will become the next King. With help of lady Macbeth, the prophecy does come true, but he will regret from there after. What once thought to be a good idea for his own greed changes Macbeth 's life forever and gets him killed. Through out the story, characters expresses frequently with imagery of their emotion and state of mind. Imagery can not only tell, but make audience to image, which allows us to think extensively of the characters thinking and characteristic. In play Macbeth, imageries are more than a sentence, imagery defines the characters emotion, characteristic, psychological feelings and other characters point of view toward them, which can be evidenced and showed in the characters like the Witches, Lady Macbeth and Macbeth. The weird sisters are known as the witches. The word 'weird ' meant fate in old English. This can be very true because the weird sisters tell Macbeth 's fate and prophecies. Witches are evil and very powerful, which are shown in their text of

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