Macbeth Essay | Deceptive Appearances in Macbeth by William Shakespeare

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Deceptive Appearances in Macbeth by William Shakespeare

Summary: In today's society, appearance is a prominent component of life. It is difficult to discern the thoughts of nearly everyone, because most people hide behind facades, yet the tendency to read outward appearances still grows in popularity. This theme of how deceptive appearances can be in life is fully explored in Macbeth by William Shakespeare.
In today's society, appearance is a prominent component of life. It is difficult to discern the thoughts of nearly everyone, because most people hide behind façades, yet the tendency to read outward appearances still grows in popularity. Humanity preaches the significance of not "reading a book by its cover," but thousands of dollars are spent every year, on cosmetics and designer clothing, in a futile attempt by the world to make beautiful that which is not. There is a Latin proverb which goes as follows; "Non omne quod nitet aurum est" or, "all that glitters is not gold", a quote which Shakespeare himself uses it early in his career. However, the theme of how deceptive appearances can be in life is fully explored in Macbeth.

First of all, Duncan's dire judgement of character brings upon his inevitable doom. Duncan, the King of...

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