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    Macbeth: The thin line between tragedy and dark humor. William Shakespeare’s Macbeth has always been considered one of the literary worlds most celebrated tragedies. It is arguably the darkest and most gruesome of his plays. The protagonist, Macbeth, is the poster child for tragic hero, “a literary character who makes an error of judgment or has a fatal flaw that, combined with fate and external forces, brings on a tragedy” (www.dictionary.com). And until recently we were satisfied with that…

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    fifteenth century, for his plays inspire many contemporary artists to present new scopes reflecting their societies. Considered as one of Shakespeare’s greatest tragedies, Macbeth has a completely disparate interpretation in the movie Scotland, PA, which translates the original play into a black comedy. A Scottish royal and general, Macbeth the protagonist undergoes a demonic transformation in personality, in which he unethically takes the crown by murdering numerous characters. The director of the movie

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    adapted plays by Shakespeare is Macbeth. This classic sets a high standard to live up to, however the film Scotland, PA comes close. This adaptation takes the plot of Macbeth and makes the setting to the more relatable 1970s about the first ever fast food restaurant. Scotland, PA is a good adaptation of Macbeth because it is different enough from the play to make it more relatable, while still keeping important details to keep the story true to the book. The film Scotland, PA is an excellent adaptation

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    Macbeth, a play written by William Shakespeare, portrays Macbeth as a kinsman, subject and trusted friend to King Duncan I of Scotland. A trusted friend, that is, until Macbeth has a chance encounter with the “three witches” (Shakespeare) or the “Weird Sisters”. The witches predict that Macbeth will become the next King and that his fellow companion, Banquo, will be the father of a line of kings. A change comes over Macbeth after his meeting; he is no longer content to be a follower of the King

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    Macbeth, a tragic play, was written by William Shakespeare in the early sixteen hundreds. Macbeth is known for being one of Shakespeare’s shortest tragedies. This drama depicts the rapid and brutal rise of a warrior named Macbeth to the throne because of three witches that had given him an unbelievable, dream-fulfilling prophecy. The main theme in Macbeth, the damage made when ambition is avoided by moral restrictions. This theme follows two characters throughout this play. The two main characters

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    King 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

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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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    character. Deception is when one plays tricks in order to 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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    English 12- 3rd Period 5 December 2016 The Ambition of Macbeth Ambition is a driving force of humanity that shapes the ways we act as people. It changes tells people to do things they normally would not dare to. This trait has been around for millions of years and has been recognized by many authors. William Shakespeare has used ambition in several of his plays with Macbeth truly representing the very prominent trait. The idea of ambition in Macbeth is important in Lord Macbeth’s visions, Lady Macbeth’s

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    Tragedy of Macbeth” that took place in Scotland. In the story, the main character, Macbeth, committed multiple murders in order to obtain the throne and become king of Scotland. This Vicious act caused numerous characters to display the dominant theme of Honor vs. Disloyalty. To begin with Banquo, Macduff, Malcolm, the Doctor and Lennox all showed honor vs. disloyalty towards Macbeth. Lennox was very loyal to Macbeth through out the entirety of the play. He never saw any fault in Macbeth. Lennox believed

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