• Macbeth 2 Witches Tragedy King
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    Responsibility for the Tragedy In Shakespeare's classic tragedy of Macbeth the main character Macbeth is driven from his status as a well respected warrior and lord of not one, but two Scottish regions to a dishonest, un loyal murderer. Macbeth gets caught in a web of lies and vile acts of murder in which he brings about his own demise. His criminal actions lead up to his tragic ending of life. ' They have tied me to a stake; I cannot fly, But bearlike I must fight the course.' His great ambitio...
  • Macbeth Character Macduff Banquo Killed
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    Macbeth committed many devilish crimes and he bribed men to do his murderous schemes. He used the power he had against other men to get what he wanted. Macbeth wanted to rule Scotland and when he was in command, if he was worried about someone or something, he made sure everything was taken care of to keep his mind at rest. He had regrets when he killed Duncan, but none of his sins evaded his mind, and he remained happy during the time he reigned as king. The only thing that he absolutely feared...
  • Macbeth Fatal Flaw
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    MacBeth Everyone who is mortal has at least one flaw. Some are more serious than others. For example, some people have addictions to gambling, while other people can't remember to put the milk away after they use it. After while though, a person's flaws come back to haunt them. The tragedy MacBeth is no exception to this. In it, many of the character's die. And the reason is that they have a flaw, that would eventually lead to their downfall. Not every character is deserving of his fate though....
  • Ambition In Macbeth Random House
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    The Power of Ambition Words are the basic elements of the English written language. With words, one can say precisely what one wants to say, a skill that Shakespeare has mastered. In Macbeth, he carefully chooses each word so as to say exactly what he wants to say, and often leaves these words open to the reader's interpretation. One such carefully chosen word is the word "slave,' a simple word meaning "someone entirely under the dominion of a person or an influence' (Random House, 674). Althoug...