Macbeth Good Vs Evil Analysis

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Each and every one of us has a conflict inside ourselves, the conflict between good and evil. It can consume us until a side is chosen to prevail, leaving the other in the dust. This is much like how it is in the world and in the play Macbeth. In Macbeth, there is a fight between characters to see which will prevail, good or evil. In Macbeth, William Shakespeare uses iambic pentameters and motifs to convey the message that good will always prevail over the likes of evil.
One way it is shown that good will always prevail over evil is by the use of foil characters. In Macbeth, in Act V, scene viii, line 65, Macduff states, “The usurper’s cursed head. The time is free.” This quote is said after Macduff has killed Macbeth towards the very end of the play. He is talking about how he kills Macbeth in the end, by chopping off his head and defeating the evil in Scotland. This is important because it shows that good characters will be victorious over their opposites, those filled with evil.
Another way that this is shown is by the use of the motif of light. A question regarding this is asked after Banquo has been killed and his son Fleance flees. In Act III, scene iii, line 28, a murderer questioned, “Who did strike out the light?” Before this, Banquo suspects Macbeth of evil deeds and now he
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In Act II, scene iv, lines 14-15, the text states, “A falcon, tow’ring in her pride of place, / Was by a mousing owl hawked at and killed.” In this, Macbeth is portrayed as the owl, a weaker and lesser animal that the mighty falcon. Still, the mousing owl is able to kill this falcon. Even though Macbeth is able to get away with the murder of King Duncan, it is not likely that his reign will last long. Goodwill always prevails in the end, just like the owl would not be able to kill a falcon again. The falcon would come out victorious, just like Mcduff does in the

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