Deception in Macbeth


Throughout Act 1 things are not always as they seem.
Deception is always present in act 1, with the three witches being the main deceivers
From the very first scene, the deception in the play is clearly defined. “Fair is foul and foul is fair”, say the witches at the beginning of Macbeth.
This Shakespeare uses to confuse and quickly introduce the theme of deception to the audience, by implying that nothing is quite as it seems.
Macbeth, is also deceiving, led by his wife (for ex Look like the time; bear welcome in your eye, your hand, your tongue: look like the innocent flower, But be the serpent under ’t.), but also led by his own ambitions, is guilty of deception ...

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Added: 9/14/2011 09:17:39 AM
Submitted By: momo3420
Category: Shakespeare
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