Theme Of Destruction In Macbeth

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Throughout Macbeth the overarching theme I saw was that, death leads to destruction. This played out in various ways through both, Lady Macbeth and Macbeth. I picked this piece of artwork because I think that it fully depicts the destruction that they went through because of their act of murder. In this piece of artwork there are five main symbols. The first symbol is the box, this represents Lady Macbeth and Macbeth trying to hide their sin, the second is the dagger that signifies death, the third symbol is the color white, which represents innocence, and the color black is a representation of evil and lastly, the blood drips represent their unhidden sin, even though they wished to keep it hidden. All of these elements symbolize Lady Macbeth and Macbeth’s downfall because of their sin and it eventually led to their destruction in the end. Ultimately, the box represents Lady Macbeth and Macbeth’s desire to keep their sin hidden from other people, especially from Malcolm, Macduff and Banquo, because Macbeth wanted to have a …show more content…
In many ways it even seems that Lady Macbeth saw her desire for Macbeth to take the kingdom as an innocent desire in the beginning. Even though she wished for her yearning for this to remain innocent, it eventually led to evilness. Lady Macbeth was blindsided by her scheming and she made it look innocent to herself, so she could gain her ultimate desire. When it came down to it, Lady Macbeth did not want to ruin her innocent nature by committing a murder. Therefore, she came up with a plan and sent Macbeth to commit the evil deed. Even though Lady Macbeth was not the one to murder Duncan it lead to her obliteration. And loss of innocence. It brought her to a low point in her life, because she was now living with the guilt of her own for coming up with this evil plan, but also the guilt of watching it destroy her husband on the inside and

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