Blood Imagery In Macbeth By William Shakespeare
He announces how great Macbeth is during the combat even when he himself is weak, he has a big wound which displays the enemy’s strength. However, Macbeth is different from the sergeant, he is like a God, he kills all his enemy with only his sword. As the bloody man portrays Macbeth’s bloody wounds and his heroic story, that occurred in the battlefield, seemed to enhance the image of Macbeth as a hero. This blood imagery shows how Macbeth shed blood honorably, in the war, defending Scotland from Macdonwald and Norway Army. Macbeth 's bravery is shown by his sword covered in the excessive blood of the enemy. He is a true hero, a real man. The blood imagery represents the bravery of Macbeth.
After the theme of blood indicated bravery, it soon becomes an image representing treachery, treason, evil, guilt …show more content…
In humanity, darkness tends to be the primary characteristic of evil, violence, and moral corruption. While lightness is opposite, it associated with reason, truth, purity, and morality. William Shakespeare employs the imagery of darkness and lightness throughout his play of Macbeth. He uses dark and light images often to describe instruments of disorder and the evil, the good is morality and reason. In Macbeth’s role, Shakespeare uses a lot of images of darkness, evil deeds, and all the underhand will be performed either at night or in times where there is no light. Shakespeare uses light and darkness imageries to the development of Macbeth’s character. This is apparent as, darkness, which symbolizes evil, provides a deeper look into Macbeth’s role.
In act 1 scene 4, after the battle between Norway and Scotland ends, the weird sisters came, meeting Macbeth and telling him the prophecy which is about Macbeth becoming the king of Scotland. Then, Macbeth thought of how he could become king if King Duncan is still alive. So, he thought about killing the king.
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