In the exposition, the three witches stated that, “Fair is foul, and foul is fair” to set the stage, but also to foreshadow the effects of the quote on the decisions and outcomes of characters.
Introduction "So foul and fair a day I have not seen" (1.3.38) Macbeth power hungry
honorable man Macbeth - Fair Macbeth - Foul Lady Macbeth gentle
innocent Fair: Foul merciless
unmindful Lady Macbeth Question: -truthful
-twisted two -hero
-murderer How does the theme "fair is foul, and foul is fair" plays in modern day society?
Fair is foul and foul is fair theme essay introductions
Macbeth's opening line reinforces this theme with, "So foul and fair a day I have not yet seen." He describes the day as foul after having to brutally slay so many