Macbeth, By William Shakespeare Essay

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Macbeth by William Shakespeare starts with Macbeth after a battle, where he finds three witches. They predict that he will eventually become king. Macbeth reports their prophesy to Lady Macbeth who is delighted to hear the news, and immediately makes plans on murdering King Duncan. After Macbeth invites the King to his home, he kills him, and begins to feel haunted by his actions. Macbeth hears more revelations from the witches, and tries to kill his friend, Banquo, and his son, Fleance. Later he kills MacDuff’s family, which enrages MacDuff to start an army against the new King Macbeth. He succeeds and walks out of the Macbeth’s castle with his head on a stake. Many people agree to disagree if Shakespeare actually wrote the plays that bear his name. Those who deny that the genius of Shakespeare is not from “Shakespeare” himself are not considering the endless amount of facts that link William Shakespeare to his works. Due to Shakespeare’s upbringings in rural Stratford-upon-Avon, later life in London, and extensive crafting of vocabulary combined with new words and phrases is what marks William Shakespeare’s signature on all of his plays, sonnets, etcetera, especially Macbeth.
There is a well known story that Shakespeare had been caught poaching deer on Sir Thomas Lucy’s land, and had fled to London to escape punishment. This story seems to be a myth, because Lucy did not have a deer park during this time in question, and while he did have an enclosed area with game and…

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