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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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    innocent but deeply inside their not. In the book “No Fear Shakespeare: Macbeth”, Macbeth was more eviler because in Act 2 he helped kill the former King Duncan and his guards. He sent murderers to kill Banquo and his son, Fleance in Act 3. Macbeth was so evil that he sent the same murderers to go kill Macduff’s family in Act 4. First, in the book “No Fear Shakespeare: Macbeth”, Macbeth is way more eviler than Lady Macbeth because it was his idea to kill the former King Duncan. Macbeth was so…

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    Violence In Macbeth

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    begets violence.” Shakespeare’s 17th century play, Macbeth, exemplifies this ubiquitous theme. One act of violence escalates into many others, ultimately leading to the protagonist’s demise. Lady Macbeth and the three witches strengthen Macbeth’s initial thought to kill Duncan, which later provokes him to continue committing more acts of evil. Influential people often shape our experiences. Although Macbeth initially hesitates to commit evil by killing King Duncan, he becomes more comfortable…

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    This dialogue, spoken to herself after reading Macbeth’s encounter with the witches, plays on the importance of soliloquies and thoughts spoken out loud to characters themselves. This line from Lady Macbeth shows the viewers for the first time a look at her devious ambitions for her husband and her doubt in his ability to do what she believes needs to be done. She speaks that she fears the nature of his character is ‘too full’ of human kindness. This initial assumption is later solidified for…

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