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Masks in "Macbeth"

Summary: Essay discusses the symbolism of putting on masks in the play "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare.
The quote above is excellent advice for anyone. All around, every single day, people put up farces to hide their true selves. The reasons vary: sometimes they are trying to hide something, or perhaps they are simply insecure and make up harmless white lies to feel better about themselves. Other cases, however, can be more serious, such as the one seen in Macbeth. In William Shakespeare's play Macbeth, the two main characters, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, put on metaphorical masks for the purpose of deception, and to hide their own remorse.

The reader first witnesses Lady Macbeth's deception in the beginning of the play, when she wears a mask for King Duncan in order to disguise her true (and murderous) feelings for him. When the King arrives as a guest in her castle, she sweetly says to him, "All our service/In every point twice done and...

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