Macbeth Fair And Foul Is Fair Essay

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Fair is foul, and foul is fair. Good afternoon/morning classmates and teacher, today I will clarifying the factors that contribute to Macbeth’s tragic downfall. Macbeth is one of Shakespeare’s most tragic plays and continues to relate to society today. I will be taking a deeper exploration of the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare published in 1623. From the witch’s prophecies, to Lady Macbeths deceiving powers and Macbeth’s ambition to become king are some of the Major factors that subsidize to the downfall of Macbeth. By utilizing themes Shakespeare allows the audience to gain from his plays and teaches the audience lessons and morals.
Macbeth is a play of contradiction and ambition. After receiving the witches’ prophecies Macbeth is driven to become king, He trusts in his fate in the words of the witches and is eager to do what he must. Soon after Lady Macbeth is noticed about the witches’ prophecies and also willing to do whatever it takes to seize the thrown. This leads to the idea of treason. Macbeth gathers his thoughts and reconsiders murdering king Duncan but Lady Macbeth overrides all of Macbeths objections and doubts and persuades him to commit treason that very night. This was the beginning of the downfall of
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Macbeth put his trust in the witches as he believes they are wise and their prophecies are reliable, The witches lead him on giving him what he wants to hear, This is shown through the theme Appearances often hide reality “All hail Macbeth! Hail to thee, Thane of Glaims…Thane of Cawdor!...That shalt be king hereafter!” By using repetition on “All hail Macbeth” It gives more power and persuasion as the witches use it as a force to convince Macbeth into believing in their false prophecies. The witches’ string him on but Macbeth soon find out they are evil and playing with him all along, teaching the audience appearances often hide
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