Evil And Evil In Macbeth

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Good people can be induced, and seduced into committing evil acts. Evil is destructive and causes harm to both those whom embrace it, and the victims. William Shakespeare shows evil through his characters in Macbeth. Therefore, evil is evident in Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, and the Witches. Macbeth experiences drastic changes throughout the play. At the beginning, one can assume he is a loyal and honorable soldier; however after coming in contact with the witches one would now say that he turns into a dark, evil protagonist. “All hail Macbeth! Hail to thee Thane of Cawdor! All hail Macbeth, that shall be king hereafter” (I.iii.49-53). The prophecies that were mentioned made his ambition to kill Duncan grow. Macbeth becomes very selfish and turns his back on Banquo after hearing that Banqou might become king, instead of him. “Both of you know Banquo was your enemy” (III.i.131). Macbeth convinced the murderers, that not only will killing Macbeth benefit himself but also them because they did not get along with Banquo. “Why, so, being gone, I am a man again. Pray you sit still” (III.iv.127-...

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