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    instincts with principles that define whether something in society is morally right or wrong. Macduff acts as the ego because he is the balance and civil complement to the other character. When Macbeth drives Malcolm out, Macduff works hard to help him gather an army to retake the throne, even after Macbeth kills his entire family. Macduff declares But, gentle heavens, Cut short all intermission; front to front Bring thou this fiend of Scotland and myself; Within my…

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    Fate In Macbeth

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    Fate is almost as unavoidable as death. In the play, Macbeth, written by Shakespeare, Macbeth 's actions lead him to his inevitable fate. Although the witches ' prophecies predicted his fate, his true downfall came from the choices he made. Macbeth was told by the witches what would happen over time. Though the witches predicted and then told Macbeth his so called "fate," it was really Macbeth 's actions that led to his destined course. Macbeth was so involved with what the witches told him,…

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    Depth In Macbeth

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    Macbeth Acts in Depth (A discussion on the importance of Macbeth 4:2) Shakespeare is obviously one of the most famous people in all of the history of literature. His works are undescribable on the scale of pure genius and excellence. What he was able to accomplish makes some question his very existence as his writings were almost inhuman. Of all of the plays Shakespeare wrote, this act may be commonly overlooked by students, yet it is one of the greatest scenes the man ever wrote. What makes…

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    The Paradox In Macbeth

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    life in a different point of view. He has written many famous plays like, Hamlet, a Mid-Summer Nights Dream and the Tragedy of Macbeth. A tragedy is a staid play that has motivation that leads to death. A comedy is a less tragic play that involves less gruesome death and a lighter ending. One of his most famous tragedies was the “Tragedy of Macbeth”. In the tragedy of Macbeth the playwright, William Shakespeare uses paradox, struggle, and fate to express that good versus evil ultimately leads…

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    Alliteration In Macbeth

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    The Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare has characters which cycle between their ups and downs in a cyclical pattern. The main character, Macbeth, is the biggest example of this pattern. Throughout the play, the audience experiences Macbeth 's rise to power and then his quick fall. During his rise, Macbeth has two monologues that show his real colors. In his first monologue (I, 7, 1-29), he seems to be a confused man, not knowing whether to follow his desires or morals. But in his next…

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    Macbeth Fate

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    Macbeth, A Tragedy play written by William Shakespeare. It’s the shortest play to have been written by Shakespeare. My motif is fate, Shakespeare says fate isn't predetermined but can be alternate through the action of the person he says this through the character Macbeth In his tragedy play Macbeth. In Act 1 after his great victory Macbeth, three witches visit Macbeth and speak to him about his victory and his future. “All hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, Thane of Glamis!All hail, Macbeth!…

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    Justice In Macbeth

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    The view of justice that William Shakespeare presents in Macbeth differs from the one he presents in The Merchant of Venice. In Macbeth Shakespeare unfolds justice through Macduff in using his hands to revenge Macbeth’s killing his wife and children, leaving him without his beloveds. While in The Merchant of Venice, Shylock, seeks justice from the Duke of Venice in requests that he enforces Shylock’s contract with Antonio. Shylock, in contrast to Macduff, seeks justice through the superior power…

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    Masculinity In Macbeth

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    In the tragedy of “Macbeth”, Shakespeare explores and challenges the idea of traditional gender roles where the female characters are seen with the strong masculine traits, whilst the men are seen to have more of the feminine traits. One of society's typical gender norms is that men are essentially the strength of the family, whilst the women are more of the caring role and often times labelled as emotional and inferior. Within the first few acts of the play, Lady Macbeth is introduced and…

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    Macbeth Comparison

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    named it Macbeth. This movie retelling of the play is one of his best works because of its characters, development, irony, suspense, and larger theme. Similar to Genesis 3, Shakespeare has crafted the characters in Macbeth to parallel Adam, Eve, and the serpent. Shakespeare has emulated Macbeth to parallel Adam, Lady Macbeth to parallel Eve, and the three witches to parallel the serpent. Lady Macbeth persuades Macbeth to do detrimental things similar to how Eve persuaded Adam, Macbeth is…

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    Macbeth As A Tyrant

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    When Macbeth is first introduced, he is talked about with only the highest respect and honour, but as the story progresses this quickly changes. In William Shakespeare 's The Tragedy of Macbeth words of praise devolve into words of hatred and spite. Through out the play Macbeth 's esteem and pride are used against him, pushing him into committing evil acts. While he can be considered a bloody tyrant, he is not to blame for his actions as he 's merely an unknowing pawn of evil forces. Firstly,…

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