Character Study of Macbeth in William Shakespeare's Play

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Character Study of Macbeth in William Shakespeare's Play

I will be doing my character study on the character Lady Macbeth from

the book Macbeth by William Shakespeare. I will be finding out about

the character of Lady Macbeth and how she persuades Macbeth into

killing King Duncan. is an inclusive villain or just a brave soldier

who is proud and honoured to fight for his country (Scotland). I shall

choose this as a question because I thought it would be interesting,

because Macbeth at the beginning of the play starts as a hero but gets

misled by the witches and his wife in the middle. The witches tell

Macbeth that he is going to be the thane of Cawdor.

“All hail Macbeth, hail to thee Thane of Cawdor.”

(Act 1, scene 3, lines 52-53).

Then the witches tell Macbeth that he will be King.

“All hail Macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter”.

(Act 1, scene 3, lines 54-55).

When Macbeth heard the witch’s sayings, he became confused, this is

because he knew even if King Duncan did die he had sons and they would

take over the throne of Scotland, and the Thane of Cawdor was alive

and was a very prosperous gentle man. Macbeth tells his wife (Lady

Macbeth), she persuades him to kill the king of Scotland (King

Duncan). Lady Macbeth does not want to do it her self because she said

the king reminds her of her father.

Macbeth is a very brave and courageous general who fights for his king

and his country (Scotland). At the beginning of the play it says

“For brave Macbeth (well he deserves that name). Disdaining Fortune,

with his brandish’d steel”,

(Act 1 scene 2, lines 18-19).

This sentence tells us that Macbeth is a very brave solider.

After the battle, King Duncan comes to see the captain for a report of

the battle. The captain says to King Duncan

“Till he unseam’d him from the nave to th’ chops, and fix’d his head

upon our battlements”
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