Macbeth Appearance vs Reality Essay

1274 Words Oct 19th, 1999 6 Pages
In real life, we should not judge people solely on their appearances. There are many people who appear to be trustworthy but in reality, are not. Appearance versus reality is an important theme in William Shakespeare’s Macbeth. The theme focuses on characters who are deceived by what appears to be real, and on the tragic consequences that follow this error in judgment. These characters include, Duncan, who trusts Macbeth too much; Lady Macbeth, who tricks by the witches and herself; Macbeth trickes by other people in the play. King Duncan trusts Macbeth too much. Macbeth appears as a super hero and faithful to King Duncan. He fights against the traitor Macdonwald, and he helps the king to solve a great problem that is won the war. …show more content…
When Macbeth meets Duncan, Duncan gives him the title Thane of Cawdor. The witches seem to appear to help Macbeth and tell him important prophecies. Macbeth begins to fall into the trap, because of the first prophecy he hears from the three witches has came true. After he goes back to his castle, he plans to kill Duncan with Lady Macbeth, and he kills Duncan. The witches second prophecy has also came true, Macbeth does not recognize that those witches are deceiving him. Macbeth does care about the third prophecies that Banquo’s next generation will be king very much, he worries that his kingdom will not stay long, and replace by Banquo’s son. Macbeth orders the Murders to kill Banquo and his son Fleance. Later in the play Macbeth meets the three witches, they tell him the three prophecies. One of the prophecies is be aware of Macduff. Since the witches’ prophecies have been helpful to Macbeth, he believes the witches, he kills Macduff’s innocence family. This action of killing Macduff’s family becomes his third major crime. Macbeth listens to the three withches who are appear to be helping him, and this judgment let him in to tragedy. People hate Macbeth because of his crimes, he becomes lonely, he becomes sleeplessness, and he dies, all these negative results are cause by his error in judgment to the witches. Macbeth also tricks by Lady Macbeth his wife. After Macbeth tells her the prophecies from the

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