Examples Of Masculinity In Macbeth

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Shakespeare has always been progressive for his time so while Macbeth being suggestible and naive at the beginning of the play was very different for its time. At the beginning of the play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth had been opposites of each other and of the gender roles at the time,women were seen as submissive and to carry out their husband’s orders while men were seen as dominant and violent. Both Lady Macbeth and Macbeth saw masculinity as violent,aggressive, and courageous. Macbeth, Lady Macbeth,
Macduff, and Porter all represented different levels and types of masculinity that reflect their society and our society today. There is evidence in the play that suggests that the reason why Macbeth even killed Banquo to begin with was because

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