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    Who Really Killed King Duncan: A Closer Reading on Macbeth In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, many of characters played significant roles in the death of King Duncan. While one of these characters’ actions could not be held responsible on its own, some of the characters are more responsible than others. The witches, Lady Macbeth, and Macbeth all contribute to the brutal slaying of the beloved King Duncan. The witches’ manipulation, and the greed for power of Macbeth and lady Macbeth made it all too easy

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    The Murder of King Duncan in Macbeth Many factors were involved in Macbeth's decision to kill King Duncan. He had pressure from his wife, he had an idea in his head, given to him by the three witches, and he was extremely ambitious. All of these factors contributed to his demise in the end and his decision to murder his king. This whole situation comes about because of three witches who wanted to cause trouble for Macbeth. They knew all along what would happen to him in the end. Macbeth is

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    Responsibility for the Death of King Duncan The play Macbeth is about a man changing from good to evil, greatness to eventually being killed. Macbeth at the beginning of the play is Thane of Glamis and has just beaten the Norwegians. On the way back to the camp they meet some witches that make prophecies that he is going to become Thane of Cawdor and King which change Macbeth completely. He becomes Thane of Cawdor and his wife pours evil thoughts into him. He murders the King Duncan and anyone who stands

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    The rumor that our dearest King Duncan is dead is, in fact, true, he was sadly and brutally murdered in his sleep in the dear home of Macbeth. I have come to bring justice to our beloved Duncan and solve the case. This was a foul murder that had a motive. All suspects were at the crime scene: Macbeth, Lady Macbeth, Banquo, Donalbain, Malcolm, I can not grasp why one of these human beings would ever harm King Duncan. I do know that I will bring justice to King Duncan. I have three main suspects;

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    Macbeth's Responsibility for the Murder of King Duncan This essay will discuss the issue of King Duncan's murder in William Shakespeare's play 'Macbeth'. Macbeth is seen to be the one that is responsible for Duncan's murder as his hands were the ones that actually killed King Duncan, however, on closer inspection, there are other influences in Macbeth's decision. The three main influences to Macbeth's decision are Lady Macbeth, Macbeth and the Witches. William Shakespeare wrote Macbeth

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    William Shakespeare's Play I will be doing my character study on the character Lady Macbeth from the book Macbeth by William Shakespeare. I will be finding out about the character of Lady Macbeth and how she persuades Macbeth into killing King Duncan. is an inclusive villain or just a brave soldier who is proud and honoured to fight for his country (Scotland). I shall choose this as a question because I thought it would be interesting, because Macbeth at the beginning of the play starts as

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    will do terrible things to gain authority and power. The play begins with the characters King Duncan and Malcolm talking about a “good and hardy soldier” (Act I: ii: 4). This man they are talking about is the stories protagonist, Macbeth. Macbeth is a good soldier who is devoted to his king. Then, Macbeth and his friend come across three witches who prophecy Macbeth’s future, hailing him as one day becoming King. This prophesy grabs Macbeth’s mind, and the change in his character begins. Whenever the

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    Macbeth

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    Forces There were many external forces that influenced Macbeth on making his major decision. The decision was whether or no to kill King Duncan. These forces were the apparitions, the old witches, and Lady Macbeth. The apparitions influenced Macbeth by making him think he was invincible. The witches influenced Macbeth by telling him that he was going to become king. Lady Macbeth also influenced him by emasculating him. Although these factors influenced Macbeth, it was still his choice to act upon

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    Theme Of Appearance And Reality In Macbeth

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    Macbeth did this all because of the three witches prophecies foreshadowing that he could be king if he had the ambition to go out and take it. Shakespeare uses the literary device of a motif, a recurring subject or idea, throughout the play to accentuate the overall theme that he is trying to convey to the audience. Two motifs that Shakespeare exemplifies in Macbeth are appearance vs. reality and gender roles switched, which both add to the overall theme of illusion based reality. In The Tragedy

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    Macbeth the tragic hero of the play is perceived differently by everyone. Macbeth is one of King Duncan's nobleman and soldiers, who as the play goes on murders his leader when hearing he will one day be King from a trio of witches. Through Macbeth's actions the perceptions of Macbeth by the other main characters are learned. As the play goes on it is seen that his best friend, Banquo, his leader King Duncan and his wife Lady Macbeth all have opposing perceptions of him. Comparing their perceptions

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