Macbeth, By William Shakespeare Essay

1194 Words Nov 3rd, 2015 5 Pages
For years, the world has been covered with guilt. In order to achieve innocence, violence must vanish. In order to achieve innocence, violence must vanish. In a world overflowing with violence and guilt, it only takes one death to pave the way for future generations. “Neither love nor evil conquers all, but evil cheats more.” Laurell K. Hamilton. This quote has a big correlation with the play Macbeth because Macbeth was evil throughout the play and he used his evilness to get what he wanted which was to be the king of Scotland. Evil has played a big role in society as it helped humans stay clear from trouble. It also created two-faced humans that cover their evilness with innocence. It is what humans do best; to be two-faced in front of many people to get what they want. In the play Macbeth, written by William Shakespeare, evil personified is a predominant theme. Macbeth, the protagonist, and the play’s tragic hero, shows this theme very well. He is a two-faced solider, who worked for the King, and decided to kill because of desire and superiority. Right from the beginning, Macbeth has an evil persona because he does not have a guilty conscience. Macbeth does not care about the people he murders, as long as no one revealed his secret, he would be perfectly safe. He was not forced to kill and he used the prophecies the witches gave him as fuel for ambition to kill.
Macbeth does not have a guilty conscience. He kept killing even though he knew the consequences. One can…

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