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    Duncan praises Macbeth and Banquo, and names Macbeth thane of Cawdor and his eldest son, Malcolm, heir to the throne. During their celebration at Macbeth’s estate, Macbeth is persuaded by Lady Macbeth to “be so much more the man” (1.7.52) and kill Duncan. In the…

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    Macbeth becomes evil when the other people in his life coax him into doing the wrong actions. Macbeth has multiple encounters with different people in his life that influence his decisions. The witches tell him the prophecy, which initiates his plan and desire for power. Lady Macbeth further exploits him by making him feel like he isn’t manly enough. This creates a necessary feeling to prove his masculinity. When Macbeth decides to kill Macduff’s family, he’s gone down the rabbit hole of evil.…

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    impossible ‘truth’. Tension takes the audience into anticipation, their grasp on the story not to be left until they know the end of it. On the other hand, there is the Porter, who in normal means, would be the character that presents comedic relief. “I'll devil-porter it no further: I had thought to have let in some of all professions that go the primrose way to the everlasting bonfire.” In actuality, scene that the porter firsts appears in is a reference to an English Mystery Play called the…

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    thesis because although Macbeth hesitates at first, he thought fate wasn’t enough for him to become the king. In securing the crown for himself, he commits murder. He was convinced that he was following fate, it wasn’t his choice but the truth is it’s actually his choice. Macbeth soon became the king of Scotland, but he still doubts his fate when he reminisced the witches prophecy on Banquo son. After Macbeth becomes the king, he remembered the prophecy when Banquo son one day will be the king.…

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    Macduff’s son is a very minor character in the whole play of Macbeth. The young son, 10 years old, has had great memories with his father. The son keeps fond memories of playing with Macduff and learning many things from his father. Macduff’s prominence in the son’s life has caused kindheartedness and wisdom to pass down to his son. Because of this, the son consistently has a disparaging tone towards his mother when she speaks of Macduff being a traitor, even though he knows that it could…

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    Macbeth is trying to get used to his title of being the Thane of Cawdor. In the monarchy, if the king or queen died a new leader would need to be put in immediately to avoid a rise in terror. When a new head is put onto the throne he or she is highly unlikely to feel unfamiliar with the surrounding and he or she believes is not ready to deserve the title. An example would be when Queen Elizabeth I became queen, she faced hatred by others and many trials due to people believing she was being…

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    After king Duncan names Malcolm, his eldest son, as his successor, Macbeth becomes upset, as, in order for his predictions to come true, he would have to murder Duncan and his progeny. Macbeth demands the “stars, (to) hide (their) fires” (I, iv, 52) in order for him to disguise his “black and deep desires”(I, iv, 53) of being crowned king, at any cost, even the murder of Duncan, the king that was so generous to Macbeth. The use of personification of the stars “hiding their fires” creates an…

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    The Curse Of Macbeth

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    Macbeth, or who actors call it That Scottish Play due to a superstition of a curse on the play, is the story of a Thane, a military nobleman, who hears a prophecy from three witches that he will become not only the Thane of Cawdor, the highest-ranking Thane, but also the King of the land. His best friend and comrade in arms, Banquo, also learns that his linage of sons will be the king thereafter. Soon after this Macbeth commits regicide because his wife pressures him into it after he has second…

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    Shakespeare wrote the poem Macbeth which is about a great warrior who learns about a prophecy in which he will become king so kill the king and others who pose a threat of taking his crown. Throughout the story of Macbeth there are many actions and causes that lead to Macbeth’s downfall. While other may say that lady Macbeth is to blame for Macbeth's downfall in the story, Macbeth is the sole person to blame for his downfall. Macbeth was a brutal killer and very ruthless in his fighting, it was…

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    disagrees with Macbeth’s kingship. Shakespeare introduces Macduff as an honest, patriotic man who is capable of strong feelings. In Macduff’s first appearance, he is a man of very few words, shown when his fellow men are praised. Through this silence, Shakespeare is able to show the importance of Macduff’s opinions and beliefs later in the play, instilling into the audience the concept that Macduff only raises his voice in important matters. This is reinforced in Macduff’s first important scene…

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