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Summary: Discusses the ever present theme of deception in William Shakespeare's "Macbeth."
Often in life, things are not what they seem and many false appearances present themselves. Words can often be worn as a mask of deception, impassioned by the attractiveness of evil and the ambition it is able to cause. In William Shakespeare's play Macbeth, the characters' actions and the language used throughout the play often contradicts itself as well as provokes many false appearances that are created to hide the ambitions inspired by evil.

Much of the contradictory and poetic language in Macbeth is used by the witches; they are able to use the appeal and beauty of evil things to deceive many people. In Act 1, Scene 1 the witches meet to discuss where and when they shall meet again so that they may encounter Macbeth and before they depart they say together, "Fair is foul, and foul is fair" (1.1.12). The witches imply that what is good is...

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