Consequences In Macbeth

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Shakespeare's Macbeth is a brilliant example of consequence, and how it can change us and the people around us. In the play, Macbeth does a lot of terrible deeds, and the consequences of those deeds that lead to his demise. Macbeth murders all those near to him in order to become king, but his actions cause others to become suspicious and untrusting of him, leading them to betray him and revolt against their new ruler.

Consequences are a prevailing theme throughout the play, nearly every important event can be strung back to another. The witches tell Macbeth about his fate, which prompts him to tell Lady Macbeth, leading to the plot to murder Duncan. Without consequences, many actions would be considered acceptable. Even certain kinds of murder
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