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Reasons For Macbeth's Downfall

analytical Essay
381 words
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Macbeth, the mighty warrior turned evil king, has fallen at the hands of Macduff. His collection of sins has prohibited his direct ascent into the heavens, and he must face punishment. The crimes of Macbeth were severe and bloody, but they were finite; therefore, he will face the punishment of enduring every death and hardship he caused as if they were his own, but he will then be granted a peaceful rest once his soul has redeemed itself. Macbeth’s downfall had started after the wretched witches filled his mind with the bitter ambition to end the life of King Duncan and seize the crown. Macbeth had even admitted there being no other reason for this crime when he confessed, “I have no spur/ to prick the sides of my intent, but only/ vaulting

In this essay, the author

  • Explains that macbeth, the mighty warrior turned evil king, has fallen at the hands of macduff. his collection of sins has prohibited his direct ascent into the heavens, and he must face punishment.
  • Analyzes how macbeth's downfall began after the wretched witches filled his mind with the bitter ambition to end the life of king duncan and seize the crown.
  • Analyzes how macbeth's morality deteriorated as the new king of scotland sent assassins after his old friend banquo. there was little to no remorse for his action.
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