The Theme Of Appearance Vs Reality In Macbeth

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Shakespeare’s play Macbeth displays a theme of appearance of reality, which is shown throughout the play in many forms. Appearance vs. reality means that things are not always as they seem. The reality of a situation depends on the person's perspective. In Macbeth, the whole play is appearance vs. reality due to the devious plot, and mindset of many of the main characters. Such as, Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, and Banquo.
As soon as Macbeth starts, the theme is immediately shown by the three witches. In the opening, the witches states, “Fair is foul, and foul is fair”, which means what is beautiful will eventually become ugly within time, and what is ugly will soon become beautiful. This prophecy is fulfilled by Macbeth himself. At the beginning
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In conclusion, the central theme of Macbeth is appearance vs. reality. The theme is shown throughout the whole play by most of the characters, such Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, and
Banquo. The prophecies that were given by the three witches were nevertheless, true. They were fulfilled by the most unexpected ways. Macbeth being a stone cold killer essentially led him to

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his own death by the hands of Macduff. He thought that he was untouchable and invencible, but of course that was not the case. He took the prophecies the wrong way, and did not notice that there is a “loophole” to everything. The witches gave him a false sense of security, and makes him extremely vulnerable. Lady Macbeth was a great example of the theme, she displayed herself as a tough women but that was not the truth, she was weak and had no one, which led to her committing suicide. And as for Banquo, he had a sense that the prophecies were true, and he did his best to reveal Macbeth, but in the end led to Macbeth having three murders kill Banquo.
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