William Shakespeare 's ' Macbeth ' Essay

1996 Words Jan 14th, 2016 8 Pages
Back in the 1600s, when the Renaissance age existed monarchies existed everywhere in Europe and some parts of Asia. The king rules the country and was considered the leader who made all the countries decision from war to education. So when a king dies or gets murdered it would have a huge impact on its people because they lost their ruler. Shakespeare play Macbeth is essentially about a superior soldier that is very well known around the royal family who ends up getting brainwashed from witches that claim he will be future king. Leading him and his wife to cause destructions and chaos throughout the book and in the end backfires on them.Also in Macbeth, King Duncan is murdered in his sleep by Macbeth and numerous reactions of characters are revealed. Some reactions are positive and some are negative to the situation. In the end it’s a comparison of an ordinary person 's death and a king 's death, which seems more important. And as the book progresses you see so many themes and life lessons pop up that you may have never saw or realized in the beginning, and it leaves with you the impression of what 's important in life and what 's not. In Macbeth, Macbeth kills King Duncan with a sense of greed, but his reaction and tone to this says something else. When Macduff brings the news of Duncan 's death Macbeth says”Had I died an hour before this chance I had lived a blessed time, for from this instant, There’s nothing serious in mortality. All is but toys; renown and grace is…

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