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The Tragedy of Macbeth

analytical Essay
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The Tragedy of Macbeth is a well-known play by William Shakespeare known for its violence. The story starts as one of a loyal and significant hero of Scotland. Yet, Macbeth's character changes continuously throughout the play. Influential desires for power made him settle on evil choices that made for him only cynicism, guilt, and fury. At the end of the play, he was no longer noteworthy and, instead, a tyrant at the cause of being overcome decisively during the course of the play. To begin with, Macbeth could have responded otherwise to the witches’ prophecies. Macbeth along with Banquo encountered the witches in which they then proclaimed to him: First Witch: All hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, Thane of Glamis! Second Witch: All hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, Thane of Cawdor! Third Witch: All hail, Macbeth, that shalt be King hereafter! (47-50) Maceth had his suspicions and decided to question the witches but does not receive an answer. He listened to the witches and is filled with thoughts of betrayal and is eager to become King. Macbeth accepted the possibilities and began hoping...

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  • Analyzes the tragedy of macbeth, a well-known play by william shakespeare known for its violence. the character changes continuously throughout the play.
  • Analyzes how macbeth could have responded otherwise to the witches' prophecies. he listened to them and was filled with thoughts of betrayal and eager to become king.
  • Analyzes how lady macbeth's determination and ambition kicked into motion to assist him in becoming the next king.
  • Asks macbeth, "prithee, peace!i dare do all that may become a man."
  • Analyzes how macbeth slayed king duncan and claimed the throne for himself. he didn't contemplate the magnitudes of his initial deed.
  • Analyzes how the tragic flaw of ambition can be correlated with macbeth, but being overcome decisively is the main aspect that attributes the most to his downfall.
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