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    differently to circumstance. In Shakespeare’s tragic play Macbeth, Banquo serves as a foil character to Macbeth emphasizing Macbeth’s unchecked ambition, a fatal flaw, that leads to his ultimate moral decline. At the beginning of the story, Shakespeare establishes the foil between Macbeth and Banquo to

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    character in Macbeth is Macbeth himself.” Do you agree? Why? Macbeth is a complex and well developed character, while there are several interesting characters in the play, Macbeth is by far the most interesting. He is a tragic hero who experiences a slow and painful mental decline which is expressed in such a way that the audience is mesmerised. The most interesting aspect of Macbeth’s character is that it is flawed. The audience can identify with his human frailties. Despite the fact that Macbeth commits

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    Kur In the play Macbeth, Shakespeare uses the motif of hallucinations to symbolize how guilt leads to a major moral decline in Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. Hallucinations are viewing something that is not really there, perhaps just an effect of going crazy. When Macbeth is ready to kill Duncan he hallucinates that there is a bloody dagger lying before him. Later on in the play Macbeth again hallucinates, this time imagining the Ghost of Banquo whom he has just killed. As Macbeth commits more acts

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    Macbeth as a Tragic Hero.in Shakespeare's Macbeth When William Shakespeare created "Macbeth" he included in the title character all the key elements of a tragic hero. Macbeth has a decline from his good standing, reaches a lowest point and soon after turns himself around, the epiphany, and finally rises in his morals and standing; however it is too late and his death is apparent. Macbeth's decline begins when he heeds the witches prophecies. His lowest point is reached when he decides that

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    In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, there are many aspects of the supernatural throughout the play, all of which influence the main character-- Macbeth, as you probably guessed. Various supernatural factors alter Macbeth’s morals until he is consumed by the evil that was formerly contained within himself. Powers of darkness such as witches, prophecies, and ghosts all push Macbeth onto and along the road to destruction. The chaos begins when three witches appear to Macbeth and his buddy Banquo, and they proclaim

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    component in Shakespeare’s play, Macbeth, that drives Macbeth to the brink of insanity, causes him to kick morality to the side, and commit unfathomable wrongful acts in order to gain power. This is shown through direct verbalization from Macbeth, contrasts between his moral image throughout the play, and the implied battle between his morality and ambition. Macbeth’s ambition led him to his unfortunate destiny of mental instability and death. To begin with, Macbeth himself stated

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    motifs present in Macbeth. This paper will focus on the motif of moral decline, of my own experience, and of the literary experience within the dramatic play that is The Tragedy of Macbeth. I experienced this motif in a crime drama television series called Breaking Bad, where the main character of the show, Walter White, slowly goes from a caring husband and father to turning to a life of crime to secure his family’s financial future. Throughout the play of Macbeth, Macbeth himself slowly becomes

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    want more from their life but some take what they have for granted and become greedy. In both Shakespeare’s Macbeth and the real world, greed changes the moral standards of everyday people. While possessing many favorable initial trates and morals, Macbeth, began to decline in moral values when he became greed stuck. The witches informed Macbeth that he was going to be king. Initially Macbeth was a very well respected warrior and supporter of the king but after he received this intriguing information

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    Ego Influence On Macbeth

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    In Macbeth, Shakespeare first demonstrates the influence the Ego holds over the individual. In the first couple scenes, Shakespeare does not allow the main character to actually make an appearance, therefore allowing the readers to see Macbeth through his comrades’ eyes, as a heroic lord who valiantly strikes down his foes. Macbeth fights with all of his might, without fear, laughing in the face of luck (1.2.17). In this first part of the play, Shakespeare is intentionally depicting Macbeth in a

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    At the beginning of the play, Macbeth is hailed as a war hero, by the end he has become an evil tyrant. Explain: A) How Shakespeare conveys Macbeth’s moral decline. B) Why this decline was inevitable. Macbeth is a great example of how Shakespeare uses dramatic irony to convey the moral decline of a brave and admirable hero, into a regicide-committing evil tyrant. Macbeth is a great example as the character Macbeth starts the play as a brave and courageous war hero. However

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