The Evilest Killers In William Shakespeare's The Tragedy Of Macbeth

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Everybody has watched the news, shootings, and murderers everyday. Have you ever wondered what goes through their minds before and after the killing? In the play, The Tragedy of Macbeth, written by William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Lady Macbeth and Macduff all are either guilty of either killing someone or forcing somebody to kill another. This leads to a downfall in the play and an outcome of 10 people killed. Shakespeare's purpose in writing this play is to make the audience full of suspense, without knowing what will happen next. The audience does not understand why Macbeth is killing all these people and why he is going crazy. The research that studies have shown, shows what goes through people's minds like Macbeth, and what makes them act the way they do.
The evilest killer in this play is Macbeth. He kills 9 people and does not show affection. He kills Duncan, the king's guards, Banquo and his son, Lady Macduff and her son, and young Siward. Macbeth is handling his guilt by killing more. In the beginning, he just kills one person; King Duncan. That leads to killing his Guards and it keeps piling on until anyone that suspects Macbeth is the killer, is then killed. What is going through his mind through all of this? Does he feel pleasure, guilt, happiness? According to studies a reason for killing others could be wanting power and revenge for something that he does not have. Macbeth wants to be king. He is told by the witches and his wife, that he will become king. His hope

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