Essay on Macbeth, By William Shakespeare

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Temptation is the act of tempting or the condition of being tempted. The world has an abundance of both good and evil, and often we are told to resist the temptation to convey evil actions. However, it is the influences that surround us that can easily persuade us to carry out deeds that are against our own beliefs, values, and morals. In William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, the main character is a respected, righteous, and loyal noble of Scotland, who takes a turn for worse when he begins to listen to the opinions of people around him. Thus proving, he is not entirely accountable for his preposterous actions. The influences of Macbeth’s significant other, the witches, and his own mind direct him into a path of no redemption. Even though loved ones are supposed to have your best intentions in mind, some have their own motives they wish to pursue. Macbeth is definitely not at fault for the catastrophes that occur throughout the play as he is swayed by his wife, Lady Macbeth. Women possess qualities of being kind, nurturing, and sensitive. In some cases, they have certain desires that trigger the complete opposite of these traits. Lady Macbeth is a prime example of such idea. She is an ambitious women for a single purpose, the fact that she can manipulate Macbeth easily. This is shown in the line where she says to herself: “Hie thee hither, that I may pour my spirits in thine ear, and chastise with the valour of my tongue all that impedes thee from the golden round, which fate an…

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