The Theme Of Loss Of Power In Macbeth

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The theme of this story chosen by Shakespeare was the will for power. Macbeths will before he started his murders earned him at the title of Thane of Cawdor. After the witches told him about the prophecies, Macbeth started his weird and rampage behavior by first killing Duncan and framing the guards. This made him king with all the power he wanted. The risk of him losing power made him kill Banquo because of the witches’ prophecy and then killed Macduff’s family in a conflict with MacDuff of the possibility of him losing power. In the end of the play MacDuff and Macbeth fight and Macbeth dies. This shows that Macbeth would rather die than be without power. As mentioned before, the character Macbeth has many traits that Shakespeare

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