Use Of Blood In Macbeth

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Shakespeare's uses many symbols in the play to go along with the themes. The most common and used symbol is blood that symbolizes killing and fear. Many scenes in the play involve murder also associated with blood. The use of blood in the play is very important when connecting to the theme of killing. The first time Shakespeare uses blood as a symbol is when when Macbeth is going to kill Duncan. He imagines a bloody dagger in front of him and pointing towards Duncan’s room in his castle. The blood in this scene mentions that Macbeth is about to kill Duncan. It also shows his fear about killing Duncan. He is feeling guilty even though he has not yet killed him. Another use of blood as a symbol occurs during the feast at Macbeth’s castle after
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