Shakespeare's Representation Of Women In Macbeth

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Shakespeare's representation of women in Macbeth Shakespeare is one of the most famous writers in Great Britain and is labeled as a genius. In his lifetime, he creates over a hundred of sonnets and a numerous amount of comedic tragedies. His accomplishments left him everlasting fame and glory. With these comedic tragedies, he manages to show his views concerning problems in that era. In the 17th century, women were not thought of as equals. They are seen as objects only good for housework. The only way a woman had any power was through her husband. Shakespeare's clever use of tragic comedy in his play Macbeth shows his views and societies views of women in that era. Shakespeare gives women successful authoritative roles in his plays. However, he implies the dangers of allowing a woman to have political power. At the time, Elizabeth tutor was in reign, this raises concern in the English Nation. "Shakespeare dramatizes real political concerns: in the characters, Shakespeare reflects political gender anxieties; in the themes, he develops a schema of conflict and chaos erupting from such anxiety, and in the plays' contextual resolutions, he fulfills the desire for a return to state stability through a solidification of the patriarchal system." (Dall, The Stage, and The State.). In Macbeth, a man receives a suggestion from three witches that would lead him to kingship. Once his wife discovers his fate, she decides to persuade and to help her husband kill the current king
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