Devine Brown Ms.Nelson English 7 February 2017 Big Bully Macbeth In this essay I will be talking about how Macbeth is a bully or has bullying ways. You will learn the cycle of a bully and how Macbeth used his power against others. My thesis is that Macbeth is the imitation of an action. When Macbeth became Thane of Cawdor, his wife, Lady Macbeth, was very delighted to hear of such news.Hearing that the witches went to visit Macbeth.The witches saw Macbeth as King they used every thing to thrust him into power. Lady Macbeth certainly had the upper hand over her weak husband she found it easy to manipulate him into murder and then getting him to think it was his idea. Many ways …show more content…
His action in taking the life of the king is an abuse of his power as host and subject, and he pays with his life and his sanity. The courageous soldier a dead butcher. Macbeth also had fear of Banquo he thought he would take his power. Killing others is Macbeth form of bullying using physical force.Macbeth’s desire for control stimulates his violent behavior. In the play you are able to see that Macbeth has low moral standards.He chooses power and fame over honesty.This portrays how he has allowed his ambition to control him while ignoring the quality of being virtuous and ignoring his immense guilt in committing a murder.He attempted to hide his darkness from the world so that other people would continue to see him as a man that is worthy of honour. However, after Macbeth murders Duncan in act two, scene two, he says I am scared to think what I have done. Look on it again I dare not.” I think he means he is afraid of fear what he has done and don't want to look back or do it again. Macbeth had great ambition and wished to stand well with the world. He had absolutely no feelings for others and he only cared about what others would think of him. The witches' prophecies only encouraged this ambition to be king.Macbeth is the imitation of an
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In Act 2 Scene 2 of Macbeth the play states, “ To know my deed, 'twere best not know myself” (Shakespeare 2.2.72). This quote shows how bad Macbeth thinks of himself after killing Duncan. Macbeth feels that he is a terrible person for what he did, showing regret for his actions. Secondly, after killing Duncan, Macbeth shows regret by wanting to bring him back. After the death of Duncan, Macbeth wishes he could bring him back.
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With Macbeth being a general in the Scottish military, he had major influences on people and their daily lives. After the murder of King Duncan, Banquo’s suspicion of who committed the murders arose around a single suspect, Macbeth. Knowing that Banquo most likely knew the truth that Macbeth killed King Duncan, Macbeth went back to his evil ways with ease. Through his attendant, Macbeth summons three murderers. Shakespeare introduces the murders with stage direction “[Re-enter Attendant, with two Murderers]” (Shakespeare, 363), in which Macbeth he uses Banquo as bait in order to gain their graces and loyalty “That it was he in the times past which held you so under fortune, which you thought had been our innocent self: this I made good to you in our last conference, pass'd in probation with you, how you were borne in hand, how cross'd, the instruments, who wrought with them, and all things else that might, so half a soul and to a notion crazed, Say 'Thus did Banquo.'”
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In Shakespeare's Macbeth women play a big role in convincing and playing with Macbeth's mind. Many things have happened by women convincing Macbeth and it plays minds with his head and he ends up doing horrible things. The first scene when Macbeth went and seen the three witches. The witches began to tell Macbeth that he would become the Thane of Cawdor.