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Essay | Macbeth's Tragical Story

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Macbeth's Tragical Story

Summary: Examines the use of imagery in Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth. Considers how Shakespeare uses imagery to represent objects, actions and ideas. Focuses on the imagery of blood/water, light/dark and food as used to create the atmosphere and mood of the play.
Imagery is an important part of Shakespeare's Macbeth, because it helps create the atmosphere. Shakespeare uses imagery because imagery is the use of vivid or figurative language to represent objects, actions or ideas. In "Macbeth" the imagery of blood/water, light/dark and food is used to create the atmosphere and mood of the play. In all of Shakespeare's works he uses imagery. He uses imagery because it represents his knowledge of what he thinks and has on his mind, it also helps create atmosphere and mood in the story.

The imagery of the blood is used when Macbeth gives the soliloquy of killing Duncan. "It is the bloody business which informs" (Act 2.2, Line 49). He is saying this quote because he is going to commit a crime, which is really big. He wants to do this crime because he wants to become the King of Scotland. The...

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