Throughout the Play Macbeth written by William Shakespeare, Macbeth is a man who goes through different characteristical shifts. With the clear use of different analytical techniques in the play macbeth, It makes it easier for us, the readers to deeply follow along from beginning to end. The two techniques that set this play apart from its close competitors are the use of irony and vampirism. These two techniques thoughtfully mentioned in the play macbeth are also related to the Book How To Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster. After reading chapter 26 “It’s he serious?
Morality plays a large role in defining identity. Shakespeare uses Macbeth to question the impact of morality in shaping Macbeth’s identity. Shakespeare accomplishes this through defining Macbeth’s original character, expressing how Macbeth’s changes morally, and examining the effects of this moral change on Macbeth’s identity. Initially, Shakespeare accomplishes this through establishing an original state of morality for Macbeth. Subsequently, Shakespeare highlights the decay of Macbeth’s morality as the story progresses.
Fate doesn’t control the knife in a murderer’s hand, wavering above the throat of their next victim. Just as fate doesn’t control the amount of blood that follows. Nor does fate take hold of one’s mind when it is twisting on the side of evil and malice. While fate may have some hold on some actions, it often doesn’t make up for most of the crimes done by most people. It is the same in Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
The Similarities of Willy Loman and Troy Maxson in Death of a Salesman and Fences Willy Loman and Troy Maxson, as the protagonists of Death of a Salesman and Fences, respectively, has shown significant similarities in the plays over their social status, personalities, and relationship with their family members. On the other hand, there are also many noteworthy differences between them to be discussed, such as those in understanding of their own status, in the expectation toward the children, and in their family and friend’s reaction at the demise of themselves. Willy Loman and Troy Maxson share similarly hard-pressed life situation, but they view such hardship completely differently. In the play Death of a Salesman, Willy Loman is a figure deeply focusing on his fame and relationship with his social friends. As a salesman, Willy dreams of making successful deals as well as becoming appreciated by other people.
Willy’s rejection of reality, stems from his fear of recognizing the mounting evidence of his failure to fulfill his desires and expectations. Willy’s concept of “success” is defined by the capitalist values of American society. Willy evaluates his life in terms of material success, shaped by the search of the American Dream. He adheres to the belief that if he works hard enough, he will be rewarded.
The role of trauma impacts the human brain in a multitude of ways. In Shakespeare’s acclaimed tragedy, Macbeth, the trauma of death, specifically murder, affects the moral compass of Macbeth and of those around him, including his wife Lady Macbeth. After Duncan’s death, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth go through fundamental changes in character. Becoming more ambitious, manipulative and deceitful, Macbeth’s nature comes to mimic that of a pre-coronated Lady Macbeth, who exhibits all of these characteristics previously.
A strong link can be made between the song “Atlantic City” that has words that reflect on the story Death of a salesman. The overall theme of this photo essay connects to the American dream and how it was only a dream for Willy Loman. This connection is evident throughout the photos through the album as well as quotations from the song that relate to the story Death of a salesman. In the song “Atlantic City”, it talks about a man who has lot debts and life problems, which relate to Willy Loman.
In William Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth, Macbeth truthfully expresses that life is ultimately repetitive and meaningless towards the actions that lead to death. Claiming that life is short and easily extinguished from his reaction towards Lady Macbeth’s apparent suicide. Shakespeare applies rhetorical elements to emphasize Macbeth’s responsiveness to the concept of life and death. Initially, Shakespeare commences with repetition of the word “tomorrow” thrice to accentuate the hopeless future Macbeth perceives.
Macbeth slowly walked down the dimly lit hallways hoping not to attract any attention to himself. Although it was late he knew some of his servants would still be awake. Macbeth slipped into King Duncan’s chamber with a dagger in each hand. The Chamber’s candles had been blown out, the only light was the illumination of the pale moonlight. Carefully he approached Duncan’s sleeping figure.
Without moral discipline, anarchy would arise- boundary, order, and control would cease to exist. Every day, humankind is in a constant battle between right and wrong, good and evil. Even a once noble person will turn to greed, betrayal, and guilt when deprived of their morals. The deprivation of morality and its effects reflect itself within the story The Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakespeare. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth were once noble people, but when exposed to the possibility of power and control, they turn corrupt, allowing their sinister thoughts to consume them.