Theme Of Water In Macbeth

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William Shakespeare used the images of blood, water, sleep, and light and darkness in Macbeth to show that Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s consciences were tearing themselves apart by the end of the play. These images played a crucial part in showing us how Macbeth is feeling and how he is going to react to what will happen next. By the end of the play, we can clearly see how his actions have tortured his mind and ruined his life. Macbeth holds this guilty conscience throughout most of the play, and Shakespeare shows us well. The motif of water in the play is visible when Macbeth and Lady Macbeth talk to each other after the murder of King Duncan. “A little water clears us of this deed.” (II, ii, 66) says Lady Macbeth after they had just killed

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