Arrogance In Macbeth

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An old philosopher once stated “It was pride that changed angels into devils; it is humility that makes men as angels.”- St. Augustine.
The story of Macbeth originates in Scotland , as lord Macbeth was a famously well respected war hero who never lost a battle , later leading him to earn the crown of Thane of Glamis.However, on his journey to return home from battle , he met with three witches whom claimed to seek great things in his upcoming future ; Thane of Glamis, then Thane of Cawdor, and finally they hailed him as King.When these things actually become true , The enlightening thoughts of new possibilities however heightened his ambitions to superiority;and awoken the corruption and deception in his soul that he never knew was there.In this shakespearean
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His bloody hands are a “sorry sight” (2.2.19). He cannot voice an amen to an overheard prayer, “I had most need of blessing, and ‘Amen’ / Stuck in my throat” (2.2.30 31), having made himself no longer a man, no longer worthy of blessing. Contradicting to what one might believe ,he still doesnt change his ways; and continues to make wrong decisions.His fear of justice urges him to make more inhuman choices. He does numerous acts such as blaming the grooms for the murder of duncan and murdering any suspects of him purely out of the unsettling feeling of getting caught.By the end of the play, “Macbeth is a bloody tyrant, disappointed in all aspects of his life-—his reign, his marriage, a family for a potential dynasty-—and damned for eternity in his death”, He reaches a stage where he has killed so many people that killing any more isn't a big deal. There is no going back .So he continued to get more and more

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