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Fair Is Foul And Foul Is Fair Macbeth

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“Fair is foul, and foul is fair" (1.1.12) In the play Macbeth written by William Shakespeare what appears one way may not be that way. Three mysterious witches use spells, charms and prophecies to harm Macbeth. In fact, Macbeth’s appearance differs from his true self. Appearances can be deceiving as shown in Lady Macbeth as she appears to be a gentle, caring woman, but in reality the audience knows she is a serpent underneath. With the witches’ prophecies, both Lady Macbeth and Macbeth impact each other in becoming wicked and deceitful people. The three witches are used to deliver Macbeth's future. They exist to attract and torment people as well as, to test their confidence. In fact, they work on Macbeth by giving uncertain promises of the
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