Dredful Decisions In Macbeth

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Dreadful Decisions When one has ambition, their goal is to achieve it not thinking about the consequences. Hoping that everything goes as planned. In the fictional play, The Tragedy of Macbeth written by William Shakespeare, Macbeth, a general in the Scottish army, has the desire of being king of Scotland in the eleventh century. While Macbeth makes the move of becoming king, he does actions that later on haunt him as soon as he becomes king. In this play, the consequences of Macbeth’s ambition are that he becomes cold hearted, a murder, and a bossy person. His actions relate to allusion, dramatic irony, and euphemism. Demanding or telling people what to do is called being bossy. In this play, Macbeth is a complete bossy boots. He demands information on how he will become Thane of Cawdor…show more content…
Macbeth on the other hand, is being cold hearted because he murdered Macduff’s family for revenge. Euphemism is the literary device being used here because I figured that this action was really harsh. In Act IV Scene iii, Macduff convinces Malcom to raise the army against Macbeth because he is a terrible king. While they are talking, Ross, Macduff’s cousin, enters. He says, “Your castle is surprised, your wife and babes Savagely slaughtered. To relate the manner Were on the quarry of these murdered deer To add the death of you” (IV.iii.205-208). Macbeth had gone to kill Macduff’s wife and son for revenge. He did this because he found out that Macduff and Malcom are raising an army against him. Like I have said, this is an example of euphemism. The reason why is because of the harsh treatment. Macbeth should not have killed Macduff’s family. They did not even do anything to him and they end up being murdered. He should have murdered Malcom and Macduff instead. Ever since Macbeth committed the first murder, he has been more confident in murdering which is why he does it more often. He is out of

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