As the play continues the image of blood haunts the characters so strongly it ultimately consumes their thoughts. Macbeth reveals the horror of the hallucinations his guilt has caused him when he states, “And on thy blade and dudgeon the gouts of blood/ which was not so before. There’s no such thing” (2.1.46-47). This statement reveals how Macbeth’s guilty conscience is causing him to see images that are not real. By Act V, Lady Macbeth’s guilt ultimately drives her mad, foreshadowing her death.
The blood changes from guilt to fear as Macbeth starts to regret what he has done as the murders come back to stab him in the back. In act 1 scene 2 lines 60-66, Macbeth speaks of the blood on his hands after murdering Duncan as he starts to regret his actions. In act 3 scene 4 lines 122-140, Macbeth realizes that blood begets blood and continues to murder. In act 5 scene 1 lines 31-36, Lady Macbeth is crazy because of the spot of blood still on her hand and how the smell will never leave her. In these three examples Macbeth’s murders come back to frighten him.
Therefore, it becomes necessary for Macbeth to get Banquo killed. Macbeth is sympathetic towards others in the beginnings. However, the lust for the throne overshadows Macbeth’s kindness and Macbeth turns into an evil king. On the other hand, Lady Macbeth is able to wash away King Duncan 's “blood clean” from her hands. However, Lady Macbeth begins to experience guilt after the murder.
However, Hamlet thought Claudius is behind the arras, so he kills him (Polonius) directly. After Polonius, the conflict between Gertrude and Hamlet became fiercer and Hamlet lost himself more. From the personal view, Polonius’s death is one of the victims in this revenge, but this is also what he deserves because he used to be the Old King’s councillor whereas he is helping Old King’s murder to hurt Old King’s son. He is smart but he is not loyal, therefore, he died in the right path. After that, Polonius’s daughter, Ophelia died.
In the play Macbeth illustrate innate human tendency to make inhumane choices when given the freedom to. When Macbeth realize that he is trusted by the king and is given more freedom , his inner savagery is stimulated. For example, when Macbeth at the beginning of the novel was praised by the king and his friends as he the kings says “worthiest cousin” macbeth shows that he does not think of anyting but loyalt and respect to his kingdom, but in his mind he seeks the ambition in becoming king and thinks recklessly and tragic activities on his mind. As the acts of savagery become more integrated, the idea of death and blood becomes more comforting, and even encouraging. When king Duncan announces that his son malcom will be next to the throne
Macbeth’s quick transition of concern from Banquo to Fleance exhibits his disregard to the people close to him, a distinct behavior often tied to sociopathic people. Macbeth’s calm and collected attitude after the news of Banquo’s murder is unnerving and frightening, especially after seeing how affected he had been at the murder of King Duncan. When killing King Duncan, Macbeth was thoughtless and anxious, but when planned the murder of Banquo Macbeth was cool minded and collected. Macbeth was once a trustworthy man, but now is a disrespectful and violent king. Furthermore, after Banquo’s murder, his body is shown no respect as “Safe in a ditch he bides,/With twenty trenchèd gashes on his head” (Shakespeare 101).
She is evil because she prays for spirits to give her the strength to turn emotionless. Lady Macbeth could be seen as truly evil for asking the spirits to fill her up with cruelty. However, by the end of the play, she is so consumed with guilt from her actions, that she kills herself. As Malcolm informed the crowd, “Fiendish queen, who took her own life,”(V,vii, 205). By the end of the play, Lady Macbeth felt guilty about her role in the murders.
Shakespeare wrote a tragedy and the word blood was used as major theme of the play. Most likely, word blood was most used by Macbeth in the play. One of the conditions that he had to face was guilt. For the entire play, he was afflicted with guilt that was caused by his greed of success. In addition, Macbeth also stated a line represented revenge.
The symbolism of blood and imaginary blood is very important in Macbeth, because it reveals and defines many different parts of the story. In Macbeth, blood symbolizes guilt and murder, and Shakespeare also uses the symbol of blood to characterize Macbeth and Lady Macbeth throughout the story. One of the things blood reveals about Macbeth is the way it makes him feel about murder. For example, the symbolism of blood reveals the worry that Macbeth has if he was to commit the murder against Duncan. Before killing Duncan Macbeth says ‘’I see thee still, And on thy blade and dudgeon gouts of blood, Which was not so before.
It is evident that a bloody fight may occur right there at that moment. Lord Capulet stopped Tybalt from doing anything rash but then Tybalt did not back down wanting to kill Tybalt right then and there. This makes the audience interested in what he will do to get revenge on Romeo for humiliating him. The audience then saw Tybalt deliver his speech swearing revenge on Romeo for this humiliation the audience knew that another bloody fight was coming up. Tybalt’s speech has a huge effect on the audience.
We can see that he hurt her badly in panel 6, page 65 where there was a red spot on her clothes because he slapped her and hit her for asking for them to be intimate. After that Rosemary turned into the widow in distress because V killed her husband and which caused her to be distraught because she really loved him. Mrs. Almond didn’t have a job and she didn’t have any
When betrayed, one usually has negative emotions towards the people who have betrayed them. In the play Hamlet by William Shakespeare this idea is well illustrated, it is shown that betrayal affects the actions of Hamlet towards his friends and family, which indicates that the pursuit of vengeance often can cause one to forget the value of life. The betrayals that Hamlet suffered at the hands of his close friends and family, revealed important parts of Hamlet’s character, such as his intelligence, he is a very meticulous thinker that looks at situations from all angles, he is cunning, he has the ability to manipulate everyone into believing that he is insane, and he is skeptical, he does not believe any information until he finds it out for