Summary Of The Five Tragedies In Macbeth

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Thesis: I believe that the identity of manliness, is not only defined by a male. Think you are able to gain manly qualities, and lose them.
Bernad, Miguel A. “The Five Tragedies in Macbeth.” Shakespeare Quarterly, vol. 13, no. 1, 1962, pp. 49–61. JSTOR, JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/2866894. Accessed 3 October 2017.
In the article The Five Tragedies in Macbeth, authored by Miguel A. Bernad, describes the five events that lead to the climax of the play Macbeth written by William Shakespeare. In the beginning he talks about the physical tragedy that strikes Macbeth, and the people in Macbeth. He says that Macbeth had a deep internal power hunger, and then it turns into literal actions. The author explains how killing Duncan led to a cluster of murders. Which eventually lead to the end of his life, and his wife's. In the text the author is comparing the play Macbeth to Hamlet both authored by William Shakespeare. He compares them both to have “no loose ends” , and both close every situation clearly (Bernad 2). He also says that Macbeth’s personality and his bravery is similar to Lady Macbeth in the play. He says “no ordinary woman could call upon the spirits of darkness as she does” (Bernad 3). He says that she was more ruthless than any woman, and in all honesty more ruthless than Macbeth. This shows the role of genders are turned all throughout the play. He then talks about the hallucinations in the play that both Macbeth and Lady Macbeth had. He says at the beginning

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