What does the image of his hands 'turning the green sea red' tells us about the degree of guilt that Macbeth feels?

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In 2.2, Macbeth has killed King Duncan with daggers as he slept in Macbeth's castle.  Just prior to the murder, Macbeth had expressed his reluctance to go through with the murderous plan he and Lady Macbeth had hatched, but because of his own ambition and her goading, he went through with it.  After the murder, Macbeth was rattled; so much so, in fact, that he was unable to complete the plan of framing Duncan's guards by leaving the bloody daggers with them.  

When he describes the blood on his hands as having the capability of turning all the seas red, his hyperbole indicates that his guilt is profound and that nothing will redeem him from the regicide of a generous and beloved king. 

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