Analysis Of ' Macbeth ' By William Shakespeare Essay

1301 Words May 9th, 2016 6 Pages
In the play “Macbeth”, Macbeth turns out to be a tragic hero. Even though there was a fall, it turned to not be a complete loss. In the end, there was nothing Macbeth could do to stop his own self-destruction, however, he knew himself better and gained self-knowledge. He starts out to be an innocent kind, trustworthy thane of Glamis. He is then transformed into a man of destruction and____; finally, when he is stripped of everything, he realizes that his past and current actions are not who he wants to be. Overall, Macbeth learns that everything that people try and convince him is not always true. At the start of the play, Macbeth was just on his way home from war when the witches plotted for Macbeth and his friend, Banquo to come meet them. The 3 Witches informed Macbeth that he would be the King of Cawdor. Macbeth was very confused and wondered why he would be king if Duncan was still alive. Macbeth even said, “ The thane of Cawdor lives, A prosperous gentleman, and to be king. Stands not within the prospect of belief, No more than to be Cawdor. “ (1.3.70-73) When the witches told him he did not believe it and did not think it would actually be right, so he wrote to his wife, Lady Macbeth. When Lady Macbeth first saw the note she could not be happier. At first she thought that Macbeth was not going to go through with it. Lady Macbeth said, “ Glamis thou art, and Cawdor; and shalt be What thou art promised. Yet do I fear thy nature; It is too full o ' th ' milk…

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