Hallucinations And Motifs In Shakespeare's 'Macbeth'

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Macbeth Essay
Jacob Whisel
Naples American High School
Language Arts 12

The play Macbeth, by William Shakespeare, was written for King James who was the bridge between the English and Scottish kingdoms. The play takes place in England and Scotland because the play was based off of fact, closely to what King James could relate to. Even though the play was based off of real occurrences Shakespeare had altered some important factors so he could enrich the drama. In William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, motifs such as hallucinations and prophesy, also including symbols like blood tie up the play as a whole by deepening the development of characters and bringing out the author’s message to the audience. The motif of hallucination

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