What is the significance of some of the images in Macbeth?
First of all, the floating dagger is an important image. The dagger is imaginary. Macbeth imagines it when he is trying to decide whether or not he should kill Duncan.
Is this a dagger which I see before me,
The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee.
I have thee not, and yet I see thee still. (Act 2, Scene 1, p. 27)
This image is important because we know that Macbeth is...
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