Who Should You Trust?

1543 WordsOct 27, 20157 Pages
Who Should You Trust? “In Analysis: Propose a Solution to the Trust Issue in Macbeth “Fair is foul, and foul is fair. Hover through the fog and filthy air.” (Page 323). This line is one of the most important ones from Macbeth. Macbeth is one the most popular plays by William Shakespeare. Moss and Wilson state, “Some details of William Shakespeare 's life are still shrouded in uncertainty. What is known is that he rose to prominence as a playwright in London toward the end of the sixteenth century and that he died on April 23, 1616. He wrote Macbeth sometime between 1605 and 1606, shortly after the ascension of King James of Scotland to the English throne. Scotland, previously a land of mystery to the people of England, came into the public limelight during a period of political plotting, violence, and religious conflict.” (Moss). Macbeth opens with three witches casting and spelling and wondering when they will meet again. Next, there is word of Macbeth’s success in battle. When Macbeth meets the three witches they give him three prophecies. Lady Macbeth encourages Macbeth to kill King Duncan. Macbeth then kills many people and by the end he gets people to kill for him. Lady Macbeth goes mad and commits suicide. Macbeth is haunted by the ghosts and is killed in combat by Macduff. After Macbeth is killed Malcolm, one of Duncan’s sons becomes king. There are three major themes that make trust an issue in Macbeth. Macbeth does what he does because of peer pressure, he wants
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