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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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    Why does Macbeth Murder Duncan? In Shakespeare’s play Macbeth, the lead character of the same name is not sufficiently happy with the high social position he occupies and the honored status he has acquired. Viewing the play simplistically, one may conclude that Duncan is murdered due to the ambition of Macbeth. Ambition is a sin, of course, and therefore Macbeth is punished for his sins. If one does not care to probe more deeply, this evaluation of the play is almost entirely satisfactory, because

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    Comparing The Murder of Duncan in Macbeth and The Assassination of Kennedy There is a man who is a head of state.  He is a very powerful man and is well liked by his subjects.  The people love him.  Then he is suddenly, inexplicably murdered.  Someone is blamed for the murder, but the entire country knows the accused are innocent and are tools used in a cover-up.  Does this situation sound bizarre?  Does it sound like some work of fiction?  Well, it is. It is the beginning of William Shakespeare's

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    the horrible acts of murder that he committed. The question that we are here to answer today stands, ?is Macbeth guilty of the murder of our beloved king, Duncan?. Many questions cloud our judgement today. Did Macbeth have a motive to kill the king? Did Macbeth meticulously premeditate the murder of Duncan? Did Macbeth carryout, then cover up the murder of King Duncan? Ladies and gentlemen it will be difficult, nay impossible for you to deny any of these allegations of murder against Macbeth, because

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    Behind the Murder of Duncan Although in this play it is true that Macbeth murders Duncan and he willingly states, “I have done the deed” to his wife after the murder I believe that he is not completely to blame for this act. I believe that the witches are originally to blame. Without the witches casting the spell to influence the murder or even just giving Macbeth the idea of becoming King through these means, the murder plot would not have been thought up and the actual murder would not

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    The Ways in Which the Different Characters in Macbeth React to the Murder of Duncan Macbeth is a play written by William Shakespeare, the passage of the play which I will be speaking of is Act 2 scene 3, lines 42-144. In this passage the King of Scotland, Duncan is brutally murdered by Macbeth, who is a successful general and respected by the King. His wife, Lady Macbeth, leads Macbeth to murder the King and he has been told by three witches that he will be the next King of Scotland. After

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    Macbeth as the Factor in the Murder of Duncan The play “Macbeth” was written in 1606 by William Shakespeare and is a dramatic play. The play has murder, ambition, betrayal and destruction. From the start of the play there is a sense that something isn’t quite right. The 1st scene has witches( in this period many people believed in witchcraft so this makes it a very good start) these represent evil. When Macbeth the main character is introduced he is said to be “brave” and a “noble” solider

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    The Murder of Duncan in William Shakespeare's Macbeth I believe Lady Macbeth plays a vital role in the murder of Duncan as she plans the crime and bullies her husband into perpetrating the crime. However Macbeth's own ambitions triggered by the witches also play a vital role. Even before Lady Macbeth gets involved Macbeth shows hidden ambitions. We can see this as when the witches tell him he will be the Thane of Cawdor and wants the witches to tell him more about his future as king

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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; Donalbain

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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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