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William Shakespeares play Macbeth is about a struggle for power in Scotland Macbeth the main character gets prophecies from three witches about his future accomplishments that will come to him One of his prophecies is that Macbeth will become king Macbeth hearing this he becomes ambitious and later kills the current King Duncan making himself the new king A tragic ending comes to Macbeth when the people leave him and his world collapses around him Blood is a recurring theme in this play the theme of blood shows the setting of the play at that time and the different moods and emotions acquired by the characters This idea of blood in the characters mind reverse from the beginning of the play to the end Blood traverses the play MacbethKing Duncan is the first to bring up blood in the play Scotland at this time is fighting Norway Macbeth and his best friend Banquo lead the Scottish forces to victory The blood brought up by Duncan shows the honor and the heroic deeds done by Macbeth What bloody man is that Duncan asked to which Malcolm tells him it is the sergeant who had saved him and fought honorably The sergeant shares his story of how Macbeth has fought so honorably even outnumbered carvd out his passage This valiant story with the bloody sergeant being weak from his war injuries enhances Macbeths heroic appearance Duncans response to the story shows his respect for Macbeth and realization of Macbeths honor O valiant cousin Worthy gentleman Blood as it shows the good also shares the evilLady Macbeth portrays the evil side that blood offers to contrast with the good Lady Macbeth hears from a messenger that the king shall arrive at the castle tonight Lady Macbeth is the evil one of the pair while Macbeth seems full of good in this world Lady Macbeth sees opportunity The only problem she finds wrong with herself is that she is
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