William Shakespeare Was Quite Shakexperienced At Creating

1042 Words5 Pages
William Shakespeare was quite Shakexperienced at creating english words that would last from 1600 all the way to 2017. In fact, he invented more that 1,700 words that many people use on a regular basis. Without some of the words that Shakespeare invented, life would kinda suck. Every day would be a struggle. You know when there is a word, and all of the synonyms come to mind, but never the word that you want? Deep down, you know the synonyms will suffice but those words aren 't...The word. It bothers you for the rest of the day, until… all of the sudden it pops into your brain. And just like that the burden of not knowing the word has disappeared. Without Shakespeare, that burden would never go away, because the word you are looking for…show more content…
But there was one small problem: Scotland already had a King, and a good one at that. His name was Duncan. Macbeth started to think about killing him, but then decides he can’t, because he is being so kind to him and his family. Lady Macbeth does not help the situation by saying “When you durst do it, then you are a man” (Shakespeare 1.7.49) She is basically calling Macbeth a coward until he kills him. Macbeth’s wife, his ambition and crave for power caused him succumb to the horrific thought of killing Duncan for the sole reason that he wanted to be king. Macbeth even admitted, “I have no spur. To prick the sides of my intent, but only. Vaulting ambition, which o 'erleaps itself, And falls on th 'other… “(Shakespeare 1.7.25-28). He is saying had he had no reason to kill Duncan, only his ambition was influencing and convincing his mind that it was okay. It is a toss up on whether Macbeth is really a tragic hero, or if he is just a monster. Technically a tragic hero is defined as a protagonist who makes a error in judgement, that leads to their destruction. Macbeth made an error by listening to his wife, (lol) who convinced him to kill Duncan, which ultimately led to both of their deaths. As the wise Derek Zoolander once said “You mean, if you pull the thread the whole thing will unravel?” Yes, and that is exactly what happened to Macbeth. He expected that killing Duncan, Banquo, and Macduff’s family would be a one time thing, and he would

    More about William Shakespeare Was Quite Shakexperienced At Creating

      Open Document