The Tragedy Of William Shakespeare 's Macbeth

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A Shakespearean tragedy, is a play with an apparent heroic figure whose major character flaw(s) cause the story to end with a tragic downfall. Shakespeare’s Macbeth is one such tragedy. Macbeth is filled with an abundance of examples of what gives Macbeth a tragic essence. It is clear to see why this Shakespearean play, with the constant death and subterfuge throughout the play, is considered the most intense and complex tragedy, and being that special kind of tragedy Macbeth is. It has left a template for modern epics such as, the fall of Anakin Skywalker from George Lucas’s, Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, and like Macbeth, Star Wars is just as complex. Shakespeare’s last tragedy was a type of wonder because it was not like any of his other tragedies, in the sense of the subtle comedy to lighten the gloom of all the death on and off stage, and the deaths that were on stage were bizarre because of the death of Macduff’s wife and young child. That was not seen in other plays. The death of a child is horrid and it would have been offstage in an earlier play,...
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