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    He has multiple flaws in character, the most prominent being his ambition. Macbeth’s murderous ambition, along with the prophecies told by the witches, and Lady’s influences leads Macbeth to his degeneration. The witches prophecies are the driving force of Macbeth’s desire for power and prestige. In Act 1 scene 3, the three witches hail Macbeth: “All hail, Macbeth, hail to thee, Thane of Glamis!/ All hail, Macbeth, hail to thee, Thane of Cawdor!/ All hail, Macbeth, that shalt be King hereafter!” (1.2.49-53) These predictions arouses Macbeth’s curiosity and ambition. As the play goes, Macbeth gradually relies on the witches’ prophecies completely. Lady Macbeth also take a huge part in driving Macbeth’s desire to be king. When Macbeth hesitates to murder King Duncan, Lady Macbeth spurs Macbeth: “And wakes it now, to look so green and pale/ At what it did so freely? From this time/ Such I account thy love. Art thou afeard/ To be the same in thine own act and valor/ As thou art in desire?” (1.7.40-44). Lady Macbeth has bloodthirsty lust for power and her ambition is strong enough to drive her husband on committing crimes. She questions Macbeth’s manhood as he struggles against…

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    Thane of Cawdor: What it Represents In The Tragedy of Macbeth, the irony of Macbeth’s new title as Thane of Cawdor foreshadows his treason to the king and creates suspense for the audience. In the second scene of the tragedy, we are informed of the treason of the previous Thane of Cawdor and that the title falls onto Macbeth: “No more that Thane of Cawdor shall deceive / Our bosom interest. Go, pronounce his present / death, / And with his former title greet Macbeth”(1. 2.73-76). The only…

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    1. The person that is saying the quote here is Macbeth and he is talking to Angus and Ross. As Macbeth still thinks that the current Thane of Cawdor at the time was alive, he asks Angus and Ross why he was named the Thane of Cawdor. There are numerous literary devices associated with this quote with the obvious being the use of metaphor; however, more specifically, metonymy is used since the “robes” can be related with the Thane. Alliteration is also used with the first words “The” and “Thane”.…

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    In William Shakespeare’s, Macbeth, the failure of Macbeth as a leader is clearly depicted through his tyrannical rule. In the play, Macbeth faces of the prophecy of him becoming Thane, royalty, of Cawdor and eventually being King of Scotland. Returning from war, Macbeth displays excellent examples of leadership qualities, such as courage and bravery, as he is seen as a hero by the people of Scotland. When Macbeth becomes Thane of Cawdor, the realization of the rest of the prophecy playing out…

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    The theme of supernatural forces was demonstrated through several events in the Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare. The first time readers see the supernatural theme is when the witches speak with Macbeth. The witches prophecy Macbeths future by saying, “All hail Macbeth! Hail to thee, Thane of Glamis! All hail Macbeth! Hail to thee, Thane of Cawdor! All hail Macbeth! That shalt be king hereafter!”(Shakespeare 307). Therefore by the witches foretelling the future it proves that they…

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    Macbeth Daggar Quotes

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    The daggar was a symbol of Satan tool to get Macbeth to sin. The daggar hints at Macbeth to do a sinful act it’s basically Satan directing him to grab on the daggar and kill Duncan. In this quote Macbeth says “is this a daggar which I see before me, the handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee”.(-------).it symbols his evil mind in this quote it says that he sees the daggar and its coming toward as he daggar wants to be held. Macbeth is a tragic hero because of his flaw that he is…

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    In act I, many different characters describe Macbeth as brave for his actions in battle and Duncan names Macbeth “Thane of Cawdor.” Soon after this, the three witches come to tell Macbeth his prophecies. The prophecies say: beware Macduff, no one born of a woman can hurt Macbeth, and that Macbeth will be safe until the trees attack the castle. They also tell him that it is his fate to become the king. He believes what they say even though Banquo warns him not to trust them. Macbeth states “If…

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    Warfare In The Middle Ages

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    It is debatable whether siege warfare became as important as it was due to the presence of the defensive monstrosities that were castles or if it was siege warfare that led to the advancement of castles, but siege warfare is a key focus regardless. When analyzing medieval warfare, some historians make the mistake of ignoring siege engines or warfare and instead choose to focus their inquiry on knights or horses . Knights on horseback had a minor impact on siege warfare, which was the leading…

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    Medieval Castle Essay

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    Tall stone walls, numerous holes located throughout the property, crumbling bricks, narrow hallways, small stairwells. These are just some of the features of the crumbling medieval castles that still stand today. Yet, only a few hundred years ago, these castles were the homes of the wealthy and a shield for the low-lights in society. The bigger and stronger the castle, the more wealth was shown, and the better protected the people of the village were. A successful medieval European castle would…

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    Medieval Battels

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    The Castel Medieval castles were built to be as defensive as possible. Every part of them was designed to make sure that the castle was as strong as it could be, and could hold out against sieges - which could sometimes last months. The Outer Curtain Wall The ‘curtain wall’ was a stone wall which wrapped around the outside of a castle. This wall was the main layer of defense, and it was very strong - for example, the curtain wall of Caerphilly Castle in Wales was more than 2 meters (that’s more…

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