We feel sympathy toward Macbeth because he was never a villain at the beginning of the story. For example, in The Lion King, Scar was a conniving antagonist throughout the story. In this example, we will not feel pity for Scar because he did not bring anything good to the Pride Lands. On the contrary, Macbeth was once a brave hero. He worked along with Scotland and King Duncan; he was their best soldier. “…For brave Macbeth/ Disdaining Fortune, with his brandished steel, which smoked with bloody execution” (Shakespeare 1.2.18-20), are the words used by the sergeant to describe the vigorous Macbeth. When one disdains fortune, one must be brave, bold and special. Duri...
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... she often hallucinated about seeing fire and people hurting her. Macbeth suffered from the same type of illness throughout the play. “Mental illness leaves a huge legacy, not just for the person suffering it but for those around them” (Anthony 25 May.2014). We feel sympathy for people that suffer from any psychological condition and Macbeth is just one of them.
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