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Macbeth (blood essay)

In the play Macbeth, blood is used to show regret and guilt in Macbeth and Lady Macbeth's lives.It also represents Macbeth's untamed killing spree.It also represents Lady Macbeth losing her sanity.In addition it represents the end of Macbeth.
In Act I, Scene ii, Duncan asks, "What bloody man is that?" (1).He is talking about the sergeant who is coming with a report that Scotland defeated Norway in the war.The sergeant told Duncan that it was brave Macbeth who helped them win the war.The sergeant says, "Disdaining fortune, with his brandished steel,/ Which smoked with bloody execution" (I,ii,16-18).This description of Macbeth's sword is foreshadowing his untamed killing spree.
Next in Act I, Scene v, during Lady Macbeth's unsexing scene, she says, "make thick my blood,/ Stop up the access and passage to remorse/ That no compunctious visitings of nature/ Shake my felt purpose" (43-46).Lady Macbeth is asking the spirits to take all of her womanly features, so that she will not feel remorse, and can assist her husband in the murdering of King Duncan.
Later in Act I, Scene vii, Macbeth is talking about his plan to kill Duncan: " But in these cases/ We still have judgment here; that we but teach/ Bloody instructions, which being taught return" (9-10).Macbeth is talking about how he is going to kill King Duncan with his instructions.Macbeth is trying to find the best way to kill Duncan.
In the next act, Act II, Scene i, during Macbeth's dagger scene, he says, "Mine eyes are made the fools o'the other senses,/ Or else worth all the rest: I see the still;/ And on thy blade and dudgeon gouts of blood" (46).Macbeth sees a floating dagger in front of him, leading him to Duncan's chamber.In the same scene Macbeth says, "There's no such thing:/ It is the bloody business which informs/ Thus to mine ey


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