Sajid Malik In: Drama Write a note on the Various Symbols of Macbeth by Shakespeare. Write a note on the Various Symbols of Macbeth by Shakespeare. MacbethShakespeare 1 Answer Lucifer Morningstar When angels fall, they also rise 2 Questions 268 Answers 120 Best Answers 1,299 Points View Profile Best Answer Lucifer Morningstar When angels fall, they also rise Added an answer on July 27, 2019 at 10:55 pm Macbeth uses a rich trove of symbols to not just describe emotions of the characters but define certain ideas. The symbolism of light and dark is used to highlight good and evil in light of the actions or inaction of the characters. Blood is used differently to represent injury and killing but also impurity and guilt like in the case of Lady Macbeth. Lightning and thunder are used to represent the evil outcomes of evil deeds. Sleep represents innocence and piety which is disturbed when people commit excesses like Macbeth murders his sleep by murdering King Duncan etc. Similarly, water symbolizes cleansing of evil actions and sins etc. Dark spirits ,ghosts like Banquo’ etc. represent a lingering regret and remorse that haunts the characters throughout the tale.Creatures like witches, owl etc represent darkness, misfortune and omens of tragedy. 1 Login to Reply Share Share Share on WhatsApp Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Sorry, you do not have a permission to answer to this question.