Animal Motifs in Macbeth

By Morgan Beck, Nikki Robinson, Jaime Whiteley

"And Duncan's horses... "Tis said they eat each other."

  • effective, shows how wrong it was to kill Duncan
  • if you do harmful deeds, something harmful will happen to you

"O, full of scorpions is my mind."

  • effective, shows negative thoughts haunt his mind
  • his mind is poisened by horrible actions he has done