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Is the Shakespearean play Macbeth a gloomy play full of darkness and evil Every way you look at this play it seems very dark and gloomy whether from a historians point of view an actors a casual reader of plays etc Three of the main features that add to the dark and evil feel of this play are the atmospheric scenery the homely and repugnant characters and the homicidal hot-headed back stabbing The scenery depicted in this play is very gloomy indeed This gloomy scenery would fit the time period in which this play roughly takes place in Three very intricate parts of this play happen on a moorAct1sc1 Act1sc3 Act4 sc1 In the first act first scene the witches first meet on a barren gloomy landscape Moor The second time they are on the moor where they begin their shit disturbing The third time they give Macbeth some more information about his dark demise Weather adds to the gloominess of this play The quote Hover through the fog and filthy air Act1sc1 really gives gloomy mental picture Even the most de-sensitized person can understand how a violent storm is gloomy This quote As whence the sungins shipwracking storms and direful thunders breakAct1sc2 tells of one such storm during the battle in the beginning of the play Storms battles thatll make anyone a gloomy Gus Lightning is a very gloomy sort of deal because with lightning there is rain and dark clouds and its scary In this play there are a lot of scenes where lightning and thunder is the weather of choice by Shakespeare Act1sc1 Act1 sc3 Act3 sc5 Act4sc1 The lightning is always present when the witches are involved in a scene Macbeth comes complete with rather gloomy looking roles like the witches Banquo explains how horrid these witches look in this quote By each her choppy finger laying upon her skinny lips
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