The Tragedy Of Macbeth By William Shakespeare Essays

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“With Great Power Comes, Great Responsibility,” – Uncle Ben (from Spiderman). In all literary work, the stories must show a theme to emphasize the message behind it. In the tragedy of Macbeth, William Shakespeare utilizes a wide variety of themes throughout the play to develop a plot, express different ideas or thought and to help define a character. The three major themes that emerge in the tragedy of Macbeth are violence between many characters, controlling and abusing fate and free will, and finally guilt, prominently by Macbeth. In other words, these are very evident when Macbeth murders King Duncan, from the moment the witches told Macbeth the prophecies and realization of the acts you’ve done. Furthermore, William Shakespeare demonstrates his amazing skills to effectively display evidence of many themes.
First of all, to call Macbeth a violent play should be considered as an understatement. Violence in Macbeth is very evident and apparent throughout the entire play. Also, it can be said that violence is the central idea in Macbeth and many characters are shown to be violent to fulfill their goal. To begin with, the first portion of violence we experience is at the beginning of the story. The play begins with a war, and Macbeth is presented as a strong and loyal warrior fighting for his King. This is evident when the Captain states, “Till he faced the slave; Which ne’er shook hands, nor blade farewell to him, Till he unseamed him from the nave to th’chops, And fixed his…

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