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    The Evil of Lady Macbeth Lady Macbeth is depicted as being much worse than her husband in Shakespeares play, Macbeth. Although they both think of murdering King Duncan as soon as they hear the witches' prophecies, Macbeth thinks more about what he may or may not do, whereas Lady Macbeth immediately appeals to evil spirits to give her the strength to kill Duncan. When Macbeth first hears the prophecies, and when the prophecies begin to be fulfilled, he does think of killing the king, but

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    From Good to Evil in Macbeth A person could make a dramatic change of character when they go from a heart of good to a heart of evil. Macbeth is motivated to kill Duncan by Lady Macbeth, but Macbeth is then motivated by fate, and finally motivated by impulse to carry out his next succession of crimes. Macbeth had a hand, or was involved in 3 murders in the story. The first murder was of King Duncan at the beginning of the story with the aid and instructions of Lady Macbeth. The second murder was

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    Deep Evil in Shakespeare's Macbeth

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    Deep Evil in Macbeth Macbeth by William Shakespeare involves evil on the part of Macbeth, his Lady, and the three witches. This essay will consider evil in its many guises in this tragedy. In "Macbeth as the Imitation of an Action" Francis Fergusson describes the evil course of action within the drama: At this point there is the brief interlude with the Doctor. The king's evil and its cure and the graces which hang about the English throne are briefly described. [. . .] It marks

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    Variety of Evils in Shakespeare's Macbeth

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    Variety of Evils in Macbeth The tragedy Macbeth by William Shakespeare manifests a rich variety of evils, not only by the main characters of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, but also by the witches. Clark and Wright in their Introduction to The Complete Works of William Shakespeare interpret the main theme of the play as intertwining with evil: The theme of the drama is the gradual ruin through yielding to evil within and evil without, of a man, who, though from the first tainted by base

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    The Lure of Evil in Shakespeare's Macbeth

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    knows that evil can be devastating, especially to someone who foolishly embraces it. Most people would wonder why anyone would embrace evil. The answer is simple though; sometimes, evil does not appear as what it really is. Often, it actually appears enchanting, showing you the alluring side while hiding the darker side. The Tragedy of Macbeth, by William Shakespeare (1564-1616), is an ideal example of people falling victim to evil. In fact, the entire downfall of the main characters, Macbeth and Lady

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    The Horrendous Evil Within Macbeth Macbeth by William Shakespeare is a recognized classic tragedy portraying the victory of good over evil. This paper will explore the various expressions of evil within the play. In Everybody's Shakespeare: Reflections Chiefly on the Tragedies, Maynard Mack compares the fall of Macbeth to the fall of Satan: In some ways Shakespeare's story resembles the story of the Fall of Satan. Macbeth has imperial longings, as Satan has; he is started on the

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    Whether these things are good or evil does not really matter, what matters is what is produced from these motives. There is also a common theme in what is produced, it is never a neutral result. Either life is produced or death rains down, love is shown to many or hate grows into the monster that it is. What motivates is the largest contributor to what is produced as an end result. In William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth”, the main characters Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are driven by the powers of fate,

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    Evil in William Shakespeare's Macbeth Evil. It is a word that has been used for hundreds of years, yet the meaning is ones interpretation of what is evil. The criteria for an evil act have changed over the years also. My interpretation of evil is a very bad or ill act against a person, animal or God. Macbeth, 'dead butcher' and evil man? This essay will discuss this question. At the start of the play Macbeth is portrayed as a brave soldier, who would do anything for his king and country

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    Macbeth: Protagonist Becoming Evil The story Macbeth is like no other in plot and poetry. It sets itself apart from the rest by having a protagonist becoming evil. What makes Macbeth such a complicated character is the way his outlook keeps on changing throughout the play. This essay will prove that Macbeth is an evil man and was not overpowered by ambition to get what he wanted. This essay will also determine that certain characters like the witches did not force him to do evil; they simply

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    English essay (commentary) The particular scene I have chosen to commentate about in the play of Macbeth by William Shakespeare is Act 2, Scene 2. "That which hath made them drunk hath made me bold. What hath quenched them hath given me fire" Lady Macbeth starts off the scene by blaming his evil deeds on the overload of Alcohol. She predicts her husband's actions right when he began, the owl shrieks with a scary "good night". She exclaims her emotions by stating the importance of the snoring guards

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