Would it be possible to give a brief meaning on the quote "fair is foul and fouls is fair" said by the witches?situated in Act 1 of the play

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This paradoxical phrase, simplified, means things are not always what they appear-it's a warning and a clue about what you'll find happening within the play. (Shakespeare often provides these types of things in his plays).

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