The Evils Of Evil And Evil In William Shakespeare's Macbeth

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Every action starts as a thought. Unfortunately the thought of killing King Duncan was planted in Macbeth 's head by some terrible people. The blame for killing Duncan does go on Macbeth though. He was the one who killed him but even though he did not want to. After killing him Macbeth turned evil and ruthlessly killed even more people without thinking twice about it. This brings up a question; Was Macbeth evil before he killed Duncan? Actions define a persons thinking and a persons thinking truly define who they are. All actions start as a thought. In the case of macbeth his thoughts were planted in his mind by witches and even his own spouse. These terrible people tempted him by telling him he would have everything he wanted if he just kills Duncan. He tries to resists the temptations but it does not work and he ends up killing Duncan. This thought was planted by a person who would kill their own child to become king. “...I have given suck, and know how tender ‘tis to love the babe that milks me. I would, while it was smiling in my face, have pluck 'd my nipple from his boneless gums and dashed the brains out, had I so sworn as you have done to …show more content…
Macduff gathered an army and killed him. Macbeth 's own decisions and actions brought him to that point. He is the reason for his death. This punishment of death that Macduff deals is very appropriate for Macbeth. He lived a life of killing people in cold blood. His death is deserved. Many say that actions define a person, if so the actions make Macbeth a serial killer. This turn to start killing has tarnished his reputation of being a great leader and a great warrior. Just one thing can skew the reputation of a great man. Macbeth was going to be a great man but he got involved in the wrong crowd and his life turned for the worst. This play makes the reader feel some pity for Macbeth because of what he could have been. On the other hand Macbeth killed many people in cold

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