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     Shakespeare uses literary devices to create contrasting emotions for the readers to connect with the play. In addition, Shakespeare uses imagery, to set the scene on what happened the night of the murder. For instance in lines 29-35 imagery is exemplified when Macbeth states,”Our chimneys were blown down and, as they say, lamenting heard i’ th’ air, strange screams of death, and prophesying with accents terrible of dire combustion”…(Shakespeare Act 2 scene 3). He uses a hyperbole to exaggerate Macbeth’s feeling of guilt toward the crime. This is shown when Macbeth states,”Will all great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood clean from my hand? No this my hand will rather the multitudinous seas incarnadine,making the green one red (Shakespeare Act 2 scene 3). The feeling of guilt overpowers Macbeth, and this is where Shakespeare uses Irony. The irony is shown in lines 90-91, when Macbeth states,”Had I but died an hour before this chance,/ I had lived a blessed time”( Shakespeare Act 2 Scene 3). This shows how Macbeth would rather face death than to live a life of guilt.Shakespeare also uses Lady Macbeth to represent irony within the play. This is shown when talks about how guilty they both feel. She states that,”Naught’s had, all’s spent,Where our desire is got without content…(Shakespeare Act 2 Scene 2). This demonstrates irony, because it shows how she would rather life end then to live with the guilt. Shakespeare uses this quote to  show irony, and to create a dramatic experience for the audience. Therefore, it creates mood for the reader. The mood for the Act 2 and 3  is discovering a new falling. Shakespeare writes on Macbeth   trying to become king, but the path he is taking is leading him to a life of misfortune.The mood creates  fear and guilt and is demonstrated when the ghost of Banquo visits  Macbeth. An example of this mood Shakespeare creates  is when Macbeth states,” I am in blood Stepp’d in so far, that, should I wade no more, Returning were as tedious as go o’er” Shakespeare writes this in order to bring shame to Macbeth and to create a feeling of guilt for the audience.The importance of Shakespeare creating this feeling is to show man vs. himself. It demonstrates the internal battle of Macbeth, and provides the audience with the mood of guilt.Shakespeare also uses blood which is the most common form of imagery. Blood is a way for Shakespeare to portray the guilt. For example, when Macbeth states,”Will great Neptune’s ocean wash this blood Clean from my hand? No, this my hand will rather The multitudinous seas incarnadine, Making the green one red”(Shakespeare Act Scene 2).  Shakespeare makes it known that blood stains and that no matter how much Macbeth tries to forget the stain will always remain. His deed would be remember forever and will never be forgotten.Blood becomes evidence that would lead Macbeth to the murder. That is why the ghost of Banquo plays a major role in the play. Macbeth believes that Banquo’s blood will expose the truth. This is shown when Macbeth reflects,”There’s blood on thy face”(Shakespeare Act 3 Scene 3).Shakespeare uses blood to show the consequences to the characters actions. As Shakespeare mentions the guilt  repeatedly  through the play, the importance of blood intensifies.     Finally, Shakespeare uses symbolism  to relate the dagger back to the crime. An example of symbolism that Shakespeare uses the dagger to show Macbeth battling with temptation and his thoughts.   


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