What does it mean fair is foul and foul is fair? - …
Origin of Fair is Foul, Foul is Fair
Act 1, scenes 1-7
The Three Witches:
Fair is foul, and foul is fair:
Hover through the fog and filthy air.(scene 1)
What bloody man is that?
Macbeth Act 1 Scene 1 - Fair is foul, and foul is fair
After being selfish and acting foul while thinking himself to be fair, Macbeth finally gets what was coming to him, and for all his foul actions, his death is what is fair.
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Macbeth's opening line reinforces this theme with, "So foul and fair a day I have not yet seen." He describes the day as foul after having to brutally slay so many men.