Blood will Have Blood
“These deeds must not be thought / After these ways; so, it will make us mad”(II, ii, 32-33) Translation today: A guilty conscience can make a man go crazy. In the play Macbeth, this is a recurring theme throughout one of Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies. There are many different images that help contribute to this theme such as sleep/sleeplessness, water, & children, but the most significant image would probably that
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Even a great man may not be able to withstand the trials and tribulations that go on in their own minds. Macbeth was one of those men. Although he thought he found happiness as the king, his guilt led him into an even deeper hole. The blood only helped Macbeth to see that what he was doing was wrong in his conscience, because deep down inside, he already knew that we reap what we sow.