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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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    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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    The Death Of King Duncan in William Shakespeare The original ideas for the play of Macbeth was for William Shakespeare to impress the king of the time (James VI of Scotland later known as James I of England ) by writing a play for him that shared the same beliefs of James I that being The Divine Right Of Kings. The Divine Right Of Kings meant that a king was chosen by god and everybody accepted this, including Shakespeare. This play includes Regicide (the killing of a king) therefore killing

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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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    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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    MacBeth: Act 1, Scene 7

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    to becoming king by killing off anyone in his way. MacBeth’s first victim, and most difficult to kill, was King Duncan. The reason killing King Duncan was harder for MacBeth than killing other victims, was that MacBeth had never committed such a crime, and he was unsure whether or not he wanted to go through with his plan. He had promised his ambitious wife, Lady MacBeth, that he would kill Duncan, though he later reassesses the idea. If it were not for Lady MacBeth’s persuasion, Duncan most likely

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    his course of evil. Macbeth caused the suffering of many during his dark quest to become King of Scotland. Many innocents were brutally slaughtered as a result of Macbeth’s actions, Banquo, King Duncan, Lady Macduff and her children. However many others experienced mental torment and anguish at the hand of Macbeth. Macbeth’s ambitious wife, Lady Macbeth felt guilt for her part in the murder of King Duncan and for murdering sleep she was denied the luxury of sleep driving her to insanity. The Macduff’s

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    nobleman (Macbeth) who plots the death of the King in order to become King himself. Due to the tragedy aspect, things do not really go according to plan! The first time we see Macbeth in the play, he is returning from the battlefield after a victory alongside the Norwegians against a rebel army. “For brave Macbeth” (I, 2, 16) is used by an army Sergeant to describe his actions in the battle. Such phrases as “worthy gentleman” (I, 2, 24) are used by the King. This shows that Macbeth really was a hero

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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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