Macbeth- Thing's Are Not What They Seem.

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All things have an appearance, whether it's good or bad. But many times appearances can mislead people and cause them to form unjust opinions. Throughout Shakespeare's tragic novel Macbeth, instances like this take place in every scene. Whether it is Lady Macbeth, the three witches, the King's sons Malcolm and Donalbain, the servants, or even Macbeth himself. No one of nothing was ever as it seemed.
In the very beginning of the play Macbeth, Act I Scene I, we are introduced by three witches talking amongst one another during the middle of a storm. Whilst talking, they are portrayed as dark, eccentric, dreary creatures mumbling about the future. It doesn't seem as if they serve much importance then, but as the novel progresses we can see that all of the events that took place revolved around the nonsense in Act I Scene I. This is one of the many examples of how some things not being what they seem in Macbeth. Macbeth also received a prophecy from the three witches stating that he will become king. Macbeth and his wife, Lady Macbeth, took matters into their own hands and thought the only way to fulfill the prophecy was the murder the king themselves. This was very strange and ironic because King Duncan thought were highly of Macbeth and honored him and his wife. Later on as the novel progressed and Macbeth became king, he received another prophecy from the three witches. They told him that no man born from a woman can kill him. Once Macbeth heard this he thought he was invincible and couldn't be harmed by anyone. But once again, things weren't exactly as they seemed and the prophecy had a loophole. Macduff was able to kill Macbeth because he was ripped from his mother's womb during birth instead of being naturally born. Therefore, making him defy the prophecy the witches told.
Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are also great examples of how people are not always what they appear to be. At the beginning of the play, Macbeth is seen as a very respectful and loyal hero. He

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