Comparison Of Holinshed's Version Of Macbeth

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They have many differences and some similarities. Holinshed's created his own story about Macbeth and inspired Shakespeare to make a play out of it. Shakespeare tweaked Holished's version and made a more entertaining story out of it. In Shakespeare's play, Macbeth was changed to give his play more drama and excitment for the audiences.Macbeth is seen as brave heroic hero, but had trouble with controlling his ambition. Macbeth talks about his ambitions and says, MACBETH- "The Prince of Cumberland! That is a step On which I must fall down, or else o'erleap, For in my way it lies. Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires. The eye wink at the hand; yet let that be Which the eye fears, when it is done, to see." In that Quote, He is describing his problems with his ambition and he is admiting he has trouble controlling them. Macbeth meet three witches which shakespeare discribed them as beautiefull. Shakespear's version of Macbeth gets sympathy because he is relatable to people.…show more content…
Macbeth is seen as a brave ruthless warrior that is full of ambition. Holinshed's version of Macbeth does not get sympathy from the audience ience The tree Wtches Macbeth came Across in holinshed's chronicles were ugly and could not tell their genders. Shakespeare and Holinshed both Depicted their own version of Macbeth Shakespeare's Macbeth and Holinshed’s Macbeth both are noble, brave, and strong warriors. Shakespeare used some of Holinshed's story to make his own version of Macbeth.In both stories, Macbeth is known to have a lot of ambition which ultimately lead to his death. I think it is important to compare things because it helps people see the similarity and differences in what is around them or help them make better

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