Macbeth : A Turn Of Events

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20 April 2016 Macbeth: A turn of events At the start of the Tragedy of Macbeth, Macbeth is president to the audience as a brave and heroic character who is returning from battle. He is greeted by three witches that inform him of their visions, one of which is that he will become king. Upon receiving this news he writes to inform his wife of what 's to come. Macbeth and his wife were the likely pair but through a unfortunate turn of events they slowly but surely take on the characteristics of one another. Macbeth’s ambitious thoughts of becoming coming king gradually becomes evil when he realizes that he will have to do what every takes to gain the role he so desperately wants.…show more content…
Lady Macbeth goes on to convince Macbeth to take the necessary measures to be sure that what the witches predicted becomes a reality. She believes the only way for her husband to become king is that he murder Duncan the current King. Macbeth is aware that the act in which his wife wants him to partake in is wrong and he isn 't sure that this is the way to go about becoming king; Lady Macbeth pulls her husband into her plan by questioning his manhood. When you durst do it, then you were a man and to be more than what you were you would be so much more a man (Notable). Macbeth comes to terms with his wife and begins to plot the murder of Duncan which will lead to Macbeth’s successes, yet he tries to hide his evil desire of wanting to go through with the plan. Stars hide your fires let not light see my black and deep desires (Notable). Lady has no problem making her thoughts known to her husband or doing what her husband won 't d. She expresses this by stating the following, come you spirits that tend my mortal thoughts, unsex me here and fill me from the crown to the toe, top full of direst cruelty. Come thick night and pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hell that my knife see not the wound it makes nor heaven peep through the blanket of dark (Wiggins). Events that led to the change in Macbeths character Macbeth evil thoughts along with
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