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    get what they want. Act I of “Macbeth” starts out with three witches chanting around a cauldron in gloomy weather. Then, a wounded soldier arrives along with King Duncan and discusses that Macbeth has killed the Scottish traitor in a violent way. The three witches then reappear with three prophecies for Macbeth and three for Banquo. Later, Macbeth is

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    Macbeth King Macbeth “Mac Bethad Mac Findlaich was king of the Scots from 1040 until his death. Recent evidence is indicating he spent much of his time in and around the forces area of Moray. Defeating his cousin Duncan then king of Moray in a battle at nearby Pitgaveny. Born in 1005 in Scotland United Kingdom died August 15 of 1057 Lumphanan United Kingdom. ‍‍‍ Today, Macbeth is best known for the play based loosely on his character by William Shakespeare.(wiki 1) However, though the play depicts him

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    A warrior named Macbeth is given three prophecies from three witches, and one of the prophecies he received is that he will soon become the King of Scotland. When Macbeth hears that and his ambitious nature lead him to killing King Duncan and taking the throne from him. Macbeth is a gutsy warrior, he is also the honorary Thane of Glamis and later on gets rewarded to be the Thane of Cawdor. Banquo is a brave and sharp warrior. Macbeth and Banquo were the commanders of the Scottish army. Macduff is

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    loyally fights for his country and his king, Duncan, during their war with Norway, Macbeth almost single-handedly saves the Scottish. Following the Scots’ victory, Macbeth meets three witches who tell of three prophecies: that he will be Thane of Glamis, Thane of Cawdor, and the King of Scotland. He soon finds out that the first two of the three prophecies are indeed true, however, to achieve the third title, he realizes that he must murder the king. When Duncan makes a visit to Macbeth’s castle, Macbeth

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    when they decide to kill Duncan and they aren’t able to stop their violence after committing just the one act. The problem, suggested by the play, is that once someone decides to use violence in order to increase their own power, without caring about the consequences, it will be very hard for this person to stop. An example of this problem is in act I scene VII, where Macbeth admits to himself

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    On the night that Duncan is supposedly going to get murdered, there is some dramatic irony of lightness and darkness demonstrated in the play. After Macbeth leaves Duncan’s castle, he wants the stars to hide their fires, in other words for there to be no stars or moon at night when he kills Duncan. Well his wish was granted, but Banquo is a little suspicious as he tell his son Fleance: “There's husbandry in heaven; / Their candles are all out" (2. 1. 6-7). It is pitch black outside, and darkness

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    Macbeth cannot Die

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    “I have almost forgot the taste of fears/The time has been, my senses would have cool'd/ To hear a night-shriek/and my fell of hair Would at a dismal treatise rouse and stir/As life were in't/I have supped full with horrors/Direness, familiar to my slaughterous thoughts/Cannot once start me." During Macbeth, the kingdom of Scotland fell into the hands of three different kings. The allegiant (?) and famous Malcolm and Duncan exhibited the qualities of a great king. However, Macbeth had the skills

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    The Sergeant arrives at King of Scotland, Duncan’s, headquarters, and reports Macbeth’s triumph against the enemies, “But all's too weak, For brave Macbeth-well he deserves that name- D... ... middle of paper ... ... hawk'd at and kill'd" (II.V.11-13). The sight of a night owl that catches mice on ground, attacking a falcon high up in the sky during the day is peculiar and doesn’t correspond to the natural order of the universe. When Macbeth kills Duncan it creates disorder and confusion

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    Shortcut In Macbeth

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    According to Dictionary.com a shortcut is a shorter alternative route. In life there are no shortcuts to get what you want. In the play Macbeth, Macbeth and his wife, Lady Macbeth, want to become the King and Queen of Scotland. They want these titles so badly that they do a few demented things to reach their goal. After a while, their greed starts to control their actions. Lady Macbeth is the main instigator of Macbeth’s troubling actions throughout the play. Lady Macbeth is constantly trying to

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    remain as the king of Scotland. Macbeth’ visions push him throughout the story to do things he had not thought of doing nor wanted to do before. Macbeth sees a “fictitious, bloody dagger”(Langis 49) edging him on to the dirty work of his ambition. This dagger symbolizes his ambition to become king by taking the life of the current king, Duncan.

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