Fred Alford's Consumption Of Evil In Macbeth

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In the tragedy Macbeth the tragic hero falls on the role of Macbeth himself. He is observed as an honest man by his peers even after his occupation of killing contradicts his image in the community. Macbeth was a man of integrity up to the point when the three witches prophesies started to become true. As time elapsed evil consumed him and like cancer, spread throughout his body. Macbeth’s consumption of evil is analyzed through Fred Alford’s theory of where there is evil it will spread. Macbeth quickly plagues Lady Macbeth with dark thoughts of killing King Duncan to succeed in power. All ambition is lost in both Macbeth and Lady Macbeth when greed blinds the two. The two began to form new dark ways of plotting murders in which they benefit

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