There is a lot of symbolism in this play/book. There are hallucinations that have symbols, parts of the play/book that have symbols, and prophecies that have symbols. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth's hallucinations symbolize guilt. When the three witches show Macbeth three apparitions. They show a bloody child, a child wearing a crown and holding a tree, and a head with a helmet. The head wearing a helmet symbolizes the fear that Macbeth should have because of the warning that it gives. The bloody child symbolizes power, because it is telling Macbeth to be bold and firm. The child wearing a crown and holding a tree symbolizes bravery because it says to be brave and not to worry about who hates him. Other symbols are element such as the weather, for example when it is very stormy while the murder of King Duncan is committed. The play/book overall also has symbolism. The play/book symbolizes greed and want for power having consequences.