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    King Duncan is a generous and good man, a father of his two sons, and most of all a virtuous ruler of Scotland in the play “Macbeth” written by the talented William Shakespeare. Shakespeare was a very intelligent man who created Duncan’s character to contribute to the play by developing Macbeth’s character, establishing the theme of “The Great Chain of Being” and developing the overall plot of the story. First, King Duncan contributed to the play because he played a big role in developing the characteristics of Macbeth. In the beginning of the play, we are introduced to Macbeth who is known as a hero because he secured victory in battle. Toward the middle to the end of the play, Macbeth was starting to appear more evil, and a lot of this had…

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    Is Lady Macbeth more responsible than Macbeth for the murder of King Duncan? Is Lady Macbeth a more evil character than her husband and, if so, why? In the play Macbeth there are many murders throughout the play, but the murder of King Duncan greatly affected Macbeth and Lady Macbeth throughout the rest of the play. Lady Macbeth is more responsible for the murder of King Duncan because she pressured Macbeth to kill him. After Macbeth meets with the witches and tells him his fate he sends a…

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    King Duncan puts too much trust in Macbeth. From the beginning, King Duncan thinks of Macbeth as a hero as well as a faithful follower. Macbeth fights and kills the traitor, Macdonwald, and due to this heroic deed, the king offers Macbeth the title of the Thane of Cawdor. This is how Macbeth appears to the king, but shortly after Macbeth visits the three witches, his intentions change. At first, Macbeth is wary of the idea and can’t face the reality of killing the king. He states, “Stars, hide…

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    Is Lady Macbeth more responsible for King Duncan’s death? Is Lady Macbeth is more evil than her husband? Lady Macbeth was a component during the murder however she cannot be accused of being more responsible for King Duncan’s death. Lady Macbeth was not eviler than her husband Macbeth. Macbeth was the character who did the deed which therefore makes him more vain. The first evidence that proves that Lady Macbeth cannot be blamed for the death of the king was because it clearly states that…

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    Sunlight bathes the table filled with striking, fine china and candles melting at a snail’s pace. We both find our seats and wait for King and Queen Macbeth. I glance around the room and observe the décor, when suddenly Lennox addresses me. “Ross I have something of utmost importance to discuss with you,” he whispered, “but we must make it quick and keep quiet. It is about the King and Queen.” “What is it Lennox?” I said. “Is there something wrong?” “Ross, Macbeth is corrupt. There is evidence…

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    Responsibility in the Killing of King Duncan Shakespeare, one of the greatest English poets of all time, wrote many plays. Macbeth is a tragedy that mostly takes place in Scotland, dealing with the physical and psychological effects of ambition. A pivotal point in this play is the murder of King Duncan. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth team up and kill him because they have a desire for power. While both of them are involved in the killing, Lady Macbeth is strictly responsible for the attack. This…

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    was tricked by her own appearance, Duncan is too trusting of people’s appearance. Macbeth towards to the tragic ending because he uses his appearance to achieve his goal and he is also tricked by his own appearance. The source of Lady Macbeth’ tragedy is she is tricked by her won appearance.The way she acts outside is totally different from her inside. Firstly, after they…

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    always what they seem. The theme is revealed because of Macbeth’s back stabbing towards King Duncan, which indicated that Macbeth wasn't really who he appeared to be. When Macbeth is first introduced in the play he is portrayed as a loving husband, brave solider, good person. However, Macbeth’s appearance later on in the play is revealed and clearly, it is not what he was first portrayed as, he is selfish, cruel, and ambitious. “Fair is foul, and foul is fair” (1.4.10), is the first line where…

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    In Tennessee William’s play “A Streetcar Named Desire” the character Blanche DuBois’s mental state deteriorates as the story progresses. During the play, several events in Blanche’s past are revealed. These events allow one to understand why Blanche acts the way she does, and why certain events affect her the way that they do. We should feel sorry for her because after analyzing her past and physiological problems she is the victim. Blanche grew up in a middle-class family but she lives her…

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    In the book of Euripides, three specific characters are included in the plays. The three characters are Medea, Hecuba, and Electra. Starting with Medea, I feel that she is a person that does not care about anything and she also is not afraid to hold anything back and say what’s on her mind just like ways of a man. Medea is a cold blooded killer without showing any hesitation. I have met some people who can relate to Medea’s ways. Now talking about Hecuba, she is sort of like Medea but not as…

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