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    forces her beloved husband,Macbeth, to dethrone the King of Scotland. King Duncan was killed in his sleep by Macbeth and his son was killed in cold blood by a murderer Macbeth hired. These chain of events unfolded because Lady Macbeth believed so heavily that Macbeth should be crowned royalty. Throughout the play,we can see that King and Queen Macbeth are both are very persuasive,but Lady Macbeth is to blame for the death of King duncan and the events that followed. Crowning her more persuasive…

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    Henry Pratt Mr. Lourenco Period C 7 January 2016 Lady Macbeth Macbeth is a seventeenth century play written by William Shakespeare and set in Scotland in the early 1600’s. The story starts with Macbeth, who is given a prophecy that he will become Thane of Cawdor and later become King of Scotland. After he is named Thane of Cawdor, He kills King Duncan so that he can assume the throne. The rest of the play shows how Macbeth continues to kill anyone who might take the throne until he is defeated.…

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    creating the dark side of Macbeth by fleeing to England. After the terrifying loss of Duncan, Macduff soon realizes that Macbeth is the one that assassinated Duncan and Macduff decides to flee to England for assistance. As a result, “Macbeth is furious because Macduff refused to attend the banquet.” (3.6 Kortes) Eventually, Macbeth’s anger leads to the assassination of Macduff’s family, The castle of Macduff I will surprise; Seize upon Fife; give to the edge o’ the sword His wife, his babes,…

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    tragic play “Macbeth”, a brave army commander named Macbeth was greatly loyal to the King of Scotland, Duncan. As Macbeth battled for victory against the disloyal Thane of Cawdor, Macdonwald, he was looked upon as a mighty hero in Scotland. Three witches speak of three strange prophecies to Macbeth, and a co-commander of Duncan's army named Banquo. These three prophecies speak of Macbeth becoming King of Scotland which highly attract Macbeth, but Banquo refuses to believe in the temptation.…

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    beginning of the play, Macbeth is not driven by power. He is a good man who fought in the king's name. He and King Duncan are good friends. His wife is the one who changes his personality when she manipulates him to murder…

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    Macbeth As A Tragic Hero

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    maintain a bit of his nobility. As Macbeth’s servant comes to give the news of “ten thousand” English soldiers approaching Dunsinane, he scolds the servant. After the departure of the servant, Macbeth calls out to Seyton and begins to speak. Macbeth says, “I have lived long enough: my way of life Is fall'n into the sear, the yellow leaf; And that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends…”(V, III, 26-29). Macbeth realizes that he has become a horrific and…

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    connects with the political, historical, and philosophical influences of Shakespeare’s time. It is believed that when Macbeth was written in 1606, Shakespeare wanted to appease the then-ruling monarch and his most recent theatrical patron, James VI of Scotland. To please James, Shakespeare wrote the play to focus on James’ Scottish lineage and history, fascination with witchcraft, and theory of divine right of kings. Shakespeare takes James’ interests and history to fabricate an entire play. The…

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    The prophecies claim Macbeth will be King of Scotland which leads him down a dangerous path. Guilt plays a strong role…

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    Praewpetch Unakul Miss Farrah Collette IB English A Language and Literature Standard Level Year 2 14 November 2015 Macbeth as A Tragic Hero “Hear it not, Duncan, for it is a knell that summons thee to heaven or to hell.” - Macbeth (2.1.63-64) Many of Shakespeare’s works are considered as ‘Shakespearean Tragedy” with the protagonists as ‘Tragic Hero’. A character is a prominent noble defected in some way and the flaw causes his downfall. After the punishment of his own action, he comes to…

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    is what you reap; Macbeth, the main character in this play killed a major person in Scotland, He will therefore be punished later for his actions. This play The Tragedy of Macbeth is written by William Shakespeare, and is a tragedy describing a man believing the 3 witches’ prophecy, and goes insane to become and stay as a king. The many characters within this wreck reside in the Dark Middle Ages in mostly Scotland, but the two who relate, but also differ most are Macbeth and Macduff. They are…

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