Examples Of Deception In Macbeth

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Deception Can Ruin You
(An Analysis on Macbeth) “Actions speak louder than words and in the tragedy Macbeth, the actions of the central characters are screaming” (Drake). “Macbeth” is a tragic play produced by the well-known playwright William Shakespeare. This play began to spark multiple controversies over Shakespeare’s work. In 1606, this play was officially showed, and Shakespeare made some brave decisions regarding the scenes involved in the play. Although this is a well-known play, only few truly understand the true messages that are intervened inside of the play. Deception plays a huge part in this tragic play. “Macbeth” is written based on multiple events that take place and create obvious ways that deception is adapted. One main example of deception in “Macbeth” is when the characters drastically change into traitors. Not only were these men and women portraying traitor like qualities towards each other, but even to their country. “Yet despite his composed manner, Malcolm’s description of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth is unflinchingly brutal” (Varney). Although it can be hard to tell who the
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When it comes to building forth a kingdom, it is required that all people should at least obtain some sort of trust within their community. But due to the deception occuring in the land, the people in the play are so worried as to whether or not they should place their trust in those who are leading them. The king, Duncan, literally tells the people “Trust no one” (Act 1, Scene 5). When it comes to deception, once people accuse or catch you in the act and cause them to question their trust, it can be so easy to question whether or not that person trusts you. “The expression of the greatest possible loyalty turns out to be greatest disloyalty” (Idrees). As mentioned, the characters in “Macbeth” are so easily encrypted with the lies which are portrayed by the people they once

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