An Analysis Of Going Down Hill In Hamlet

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Going Down Hill

(An Analysis of Act IV Scene II)

In life there are many things that we encounter that cause us to change our outlook on life. Some happen for the better and others there is no reason as to why it would happen at all. With these experiences come heavily influenced decisions that affect the mind and the way one functions. In this instance William Shakespeare’s famous play Macbeth the main character is heavily affected by several decision he made in the past and they later some back to haunt him in a negative way. From past acts Macbeth has made substantially large decisions that have deeply affected the way his mind functions. As Macbeth kills more the more he loses his mind and begins to make less rational and more harsh decisions somemly for power. A great example of how irrational the decisions people make are effectively provided in Act IV Scene II in Macbeth by William Shakespeare.
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Macbeth has made insanely regretful decisions that have turned his mind into one of immense guilt and instability. He has killed many innocent people to come to the point at which he is at now. There have been several innocent murders that he has committed himself. Macbeth has killed Duncan who is the King of Scotland that was suppose to be his friends. Another innocent life that he has taken is the one of his best friend Banquo, but he ineffectively murdered Banquo 's son. Lady Macduff believes that her husband Macduff has gone mad due to his random leaving of her and their child. She even said on lines 3-5 in act IV scene II, “His flight was madness, When our actions do not, Our fears do make us traitors.” Clearly, the theme of madness is one of the things heavily used to describe the characters within the

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