Deception In The Play (Macbeth)

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Deception in Macbeth
(An Understanding of Deception in Macbeth) During these present times, there is one word that describes the ability of making another person do what you want without brute force, and it is called peer pressure. Shakespeare knew of this idea, however in his time it was not known as peer pressure. He interpreted this theme into his play, “Macbeth,” by forming Macbeth’s wife into a power-hungry narcissist, who used Macbeth’s ego to her advantage. Another term, used to describe an ample amount of the play’s theme, is deception. Deception first comes into the play when the old Thane of Cawdor was caught in the act of treason, and Shakespeare used the words that King Duncan stated, to show his feelings towards him. Another scene deception plays a role, is when Macbeth’s wife uses her linguistic abilities to persuade him to do a dirty deed. Lastly, there was a piece in the play where Donalbain states a sentence explicating the deception of man. There are three places in acts one and two of, “Macbeth,” that show different levels of
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Many people may not understand exactly why he wrote this play so tragically, but others believe that it was to inform people about the dangers of duplicity. The first occurrence of deceit was in act one, when King Duncan had to execute the Thane of Cawdor because of his treason. A second account was when Lady Macbeth deceived Macbeth into killing Duncan by using her ability to speak well. Lastly, Donalbain stated that many people around him seemed deceitful, and none were to be trusted. Even though Shakespeare meant to explicate, in immense detail, the disastrous affairs of deceit, many people still are unaware of how he did so, while continuing the play so
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