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  • Blood On Macbeth's Hands
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    The play MACBETH is filled with suffering. It begins with reports of a bloody battle, an execution of a traitor and Macbeth's bloodthirsty heroism as he "unseam ed" one of the invaders "from the nave of the chaps". In comparison MacBeth's later actions are even worse as he commits violent crimes against his own people. Much of the suffering in the play is directly attributable to Macbeth. However, the central focus of the play is the suffering he himself undergoes, as he makes his way through hi...
  • Blood On Macbeth's Hands
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    In William Shakespeare's Macbeth, the motif of blood plays an important factor in the framework of the theme. A motif is a methodical approach to uncover the true meaning of the play. Macbeth's tragic flaw is that he thinks he can unjustly advance to the title of king without any variation of his honest self. The blood on Macbeth's hands illustrates the guilt he must carry after plotting against King Duncan and yearning for his crown. Shakespeare used the image of blood to portray the central id...
  • Razor Edge Upon My Left Wrist
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    The Key to My Happiness Everyone hates me for what I am. They all think I am strange. They stare as if i were the main attraction at a freak show. I hate myself for what i am not: social, outgoing and happy. No one would miss me if I died. I cannot take the torment of living in this censored ty world anymore. I would be better off dead! I sit on bed in my candle-lit room, the black velvet curtains drawn shut. The smoke from the burning incescents swirls throughout the room the in the pale flicke...
  • Symbol Of Blood By Lady Macbeth
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    The Symbol Of Blood In Macbeth Blood is something that we need to live. So it is clearly understood when Shakespeare uses the symbol of blood to represent murder, betrayal, and death, to show all of the evil that was going on. It is a symbol that was used the most in the play Macbeth, and had different meanings. One of the first references to blood represents a feeling of honour, and bravery. It is in Act I scene 2 line 1. Duncan says, "What bloody man is that?" when he sees the injured sergeant...
  • Vincent The Vampire The Darkness
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    Vincent The Vampire The darkness breathed in the cavernous tomb. The walls of granite that formed their underground catacombs had served as a shelter and a symbol. They were carved with the ancient rites and laws that governed their species and glowed now as if alive through the inconstant flickering of a single torch blazing in the center of the central cavern. To those in the room, the darkness was not their cloak. It revealed all to their pale eyes. The circle of light was empty, devoid even ...
  • Troilus And Cressida
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    One Gloves Just That Glove. But Given in Love, a Strawberry's Blood. William Shakespeare wrote a huge number of plays in his life, most of which are categorized as a comedy, history, tragedy, or romance. While most are not strictly any single one of these, the designation of a play as belonging to one of these categories can change how one reads the work. Troilus and Cressida, one of Shakespeares lesser-known works, is one usually deemed a comedy. In it, the two lusty young characters for whom t...
  • Duncan's Blood Off His Hands
    427 words
    In the play, the word "blood" is mentioned numerous times. Near the beginning of the play, after Macbeth and the Scottish army defeated the rebel Macdonwald's army, a bleeding sergeant enters. The sergeant then proceeds to describe the battle and how bravely Macbeth and his friend Banquo fought, "For brave Macbeth-well he deserves that name- Disdaining fortune, with his brandish'd steel Which smok'd with bloody execution, Like valor's minion carv'd out his passage... ". (I, ii, 19-21) Blood is s...
  • Play Macbeth And Lady Macbeth
    266 words
    Throughout Macbeth, numerous symbols are used to portray characters' actions, their appearances and emotions, though there are many symbols through out Macbeth, one that Shakespeare uses frequently is blood. Blood is everywhere in Macbeth, beginning with the battle between the Scots and Norwegian intruders in act one. Here blood symbolizes courage and bravery of those who fought and were heroic. As the play continues blood becomes to symbolize something entirely different. Throughout the play Ma...
  • Of The Many Quotations In Macbeth
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    In Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth, Macbeth says, "Blood will have blood? ,' is implying one of the main themes. Along with this quotation, there are many more quotations throughout the story that support the theme of blood. Macbeth has always been known to be a bloody story, but it is proven so much by the numerous quotations dealing with blood and murder. The first well know quotation to come across, dealing with blood, would most likely be agreed upon to be "Will all great Neptune's oceans wash...

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