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Themes in Macbeth While reading the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare I found four basic themes First The detrimental force humans have on nature Second the impact of manhood Third the different ways Shakespeare used masks And finally the theme created by light versus dark Thunder and lightning This is the description of the scene before Act I Scene I The thunder and lightning represent disturbances in nature Most people do not think of a great day being filled with thunder and lightning So thunder and lightning surrounds the witches Also the first witch asks about the meeting with Macbeth In thunder lightning or in rain The meeting will also be filled with these disturbances The witches are also surrounded by more undesired parts of weather Hover through the fog and filthy air The weather might personify the witches meaning that the witches themselves are disturbances though not limited to nature The bad weather also might mean that the witches are bad creatures In Act II Scene I it is a dark night Fleance says The moon is down and Banquo says Heavens candles are all out implying that there are no stars in the sky Darkness creates feelings of evilness of a disturbance in nature It creates a perfect scene for the murders Another disturbance in nature comes from Macbeths mouth Now oer the one half-world nature seems dead This statement might mean that nowhere he looks the world seems dead It might also give him conceited ideas that the murder he is about to commit will have repercussions spreading far The doctor says in Act V A great perturbation in nature while talking about Lady Macbeths sleepwalking This is just another example of how nature is disturbed by human doings Come you spirits That tend on mortal thoughts unsex me here says Lady Macbeth Act I Scene V She wishes she were a man And fill me from the crown to the
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