Macbeth Is Evil Analysis

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The play “Macbeth” by William Shakespeare is a tragedy that tells the story of a brave general by the name of Macbeth who receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become the “King of Scotland”. Consumed by ambition and manipulation from his wife, Macbeth commits murder to take and keep the throne for himself. The world has quite a few pernicious, merciless, evil human beings and Macbeth is shown to be one of those human. Many still ask the question “Who is the most evil character in play ‘Macbeth’ “, and Macbeth himself should be considered the most evil, based on his personality, his words, and his actions.

The first reason on why Macbeth should be considered the most evil character is his personality. Macbeth is ambitious and brave, yet he is also very greedy and self-doubtful. Macbeth is a brave character that was known as a substantially great war hero at the start of the play. CAPTAIN “"For brave Macbeth — well he deserves that name — Disdaining Fortune, with his brandish 'd steel, Which smoked with bloody execution,Like valour 's minion carved out his passage Till he faced the slave." (1.2.16-20). This quotation said by the Captain shows that Macbeth was seen as a brave, loyal, and great war hero while fighting against Macdonwald and Sweno in the war. As well as, Macbeth is also seen as an exceedingly ambitious character; In the play, he says “I have no spur, To prick the sides of my intent, but only, Vaulting ambition, which o 'erleaps itself, And falls on the other”
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This is all due to his personality; ambition, greed, and bravery, his words; selfish, devious, and cruel, and his actions; the murders he had committed of King Duncan, Banquo, Macduff’s family, and the attempted murder of Banquo’s son. Therefore these points justify that Macbeth is the most evil character in the Shakespeare play of

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