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The Tragedy of Macbeth

analytical Essay
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In Shakespeare’s bloodiest tragedy, Macbeth, the protagonist Macbeth suffers from the tribulations of being an overbearing tyrant. Macbeth is afflicted by his hubristic personality, and not only victimizes himself but also radiates the agony to those around him. The suffering of Macbeth’s own people is a direct consequence of his tragic flaw of ambition, which leads to multiple misfortunate events; Macbeth’s tragic flaw, and the events that occur because of his destructive personality trait create the tragic vision of the work as a whole.
Macbeth is portrayed to be a tragic hero. A tragic hero is described as a character that is noble and possesses a tragic flaw, which ultimately leads to their demise. While it could be argued that Macbeth was not a tragic hero because of his lack of virtuousness, he does possess a tragic flaw that eventually destroys him. Macbeth’s actions amplify his flaw, and the theme that too much ambition is destructive.
The suffering of the people of Scotland is the result of Macbeth’s overbearing ambition.
Macbeth thrives off of his personal gains. His ...

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how macbeth's suffering is a direct consequence of his tragic flaw of ambition, which leads to multiple misfortunate events.
  • Analyzes how macbeth is portrayed as a tragic hero because he lacks virtuousness, but his actions amplify his flaw. too much ambition is destructive.
  • Analyzes how macbeth's overbearing ambition is evident in act 2, scene 2, when he murders duncan because of his ambition to become king of scotland.
  • Analyzes how macbeth's ambition led to his destruction. the tyrant’s reign came to a catastrophic downfall when his actions finally caught up to him.
  • Analyzes how shakespeare chose to make macbeth a somber bloodbath because of the horrifying events that occur in the play.
  • Analyzes how shakespeare's bloodstained tragedy, macbeth, is determined by the slow demise of the tragic hero. betrayal consumes the script, and horrific events flood the pages.
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