Exploring William Shakespeare's Macbeth

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William Shakespeare was playwright and poet, as he is widely regarded as the greatest writer in English Language. Also, Shakespeare is the world’s most excellent dramatist as he named as “Bard of Avon” and English’s national poet. Furthermore, William Shakespeare was born on the twenty-six of April on 1564; he was an English playwright and poet. He get married at the age of eighteen years old with Anne Hathaway and he had three children; the twins Judith and Hamnet and Susanna. (Robinson, 2008)

According to Argent (2007), Shakespeare wrote many works, including some collaboration, which comprise of thirty-eight plays, two narrative poems, a small number of other verses and one hundred fifty-four sonnets. Moreover, William had written many plays such as “Hamlet” (1599), “Romeo and Juliet” (1597), “Macbeth” (1611) and “The Tempest” (1623). In general, all his works had translated to many languages also most his plays had are performed in major theatres and opera houses. The majority his works were produced between 1589 and 1613, his early works were mostly about histories and comedies after that he mostly shifts his focus to tragedies, for example; “King Lear”, “Hamlet”, “Othello” and “Macbeth”. These are considered to be the premium and masterpiece of his works in English language Tragedy, “Macbeth” tragedy is going to be studied critically in this essay.

Moreover, the cause behind the death of Shakespeare is unknown, however some researchers believe that the reason was his sickness for over a month before he died; the world had lost Shakespeare on 25 of March 1616. William signed his dictated will with a “Shaky” signature as it is a confirmation of his debility at that time. Like many of the greatest people in history; William S...

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