Essay about Analysis Of ' Macbeth ' By Jean Claude Duvalier

1331 Words Jun 24th, 2016 6 Pages
Wouldn’t it be cool if Macbeth had a mustache like Jean-Claude Duvalier? Macbeth was a Scottish general for the king of Scotland, Duncan. Macbeth was also the Thane of Glamis. Three witches predicted the future for Macbeth and said that he would later be the king of Scotland which he took it into his own hands to get to that point. On the other hand, dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier was the youngest president in the world and ruled Haiti after his father, François Duvalier, died. Jean-Claude ruled from April 22, 1971 until February 7, 1986, when he was forced to flee from Haiti. Jean-Claude Duvalier and Macbeth both acquired power in a similar way by the death of a former leader, as well as how they lost power, by both dying; however, how they used power, and maintained power occurred in a different way. First, how they both acquired power. Macbeth got the title, Thane of Cawdor, after the execution of the old Thane of Cawdor who betrayed Duncan, the king of Scotland, by leading his military troop against Duncan. Macbeth’s military troop beat the Thane of Cawdor down and the old Thane of Cawdor was then executed. After he was executed, Duncan told Ross, a Scottish noble, “No more that Thane of Cawdor shall deceive our bosom interest. Go, pronounce his present death, and with his former title greet Macbeth,” (i.iii. 7376). Macbeth then was the new Thane of Cawdor. Another way Macbeth acquired power was when Macbeth re-lived the conversation with the witches in his head over and…

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