Good Vs Evil In Macbeth

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Who can be someone of great nobility, but fall short into the world of darkness and betray himself? Shakespeare wrote an intense drama called “The Tragedy of Macbeth” that took place in Scotland. Macbeth took all the measures to ensure he would reign as King, until his lust for power betrayed him, and caused him to fall into destruction. According to the somber tragedy of Macbeth, the theme good vs evil centralized Macbeth’s interactions through the witches, Lady Macbeth, and himself. To begin with, the conflict good vs evil is presented through Macbeth and the witches. In Act I, when the witches say, “Fair is foul and foul is fair” (scn i, ln 10), the witches are saying that good people can be evil and evil qualities can be shown in good people. In the beginning, Macbeth had no desire to take part in the killing of King Duncan. He was a cunning warrior. When the cynical, manipulative witches came about, they caused Macbeth’s views to alter. Macbeth was good at the time, but the evilness of the witches took a toll on him,…show more content…
“Yet do I fear thy nature. It is too fully o’ the milk of human kindness” (Act I, scn V, 16-17). Lady Macbeth was rying to get her husband to kill King Duncan so Macbeth can take the throne. Macbeth is not merciless enough to take those steps on his own. Lady Macbeth feels as is if Macbeth is too kind to kill Duncan and get the crown on his own. “My hands are of my color, but I shame to wear a heart so white”. (Act II, scn ii, 63-65) Macbeth ends up killing Duncan and instead of him leaving the daggers with the guards, he brings them back with him. Lady Macbeth then takes it upon herself to take the daggers back to the scene of the murder. She does not want to look like a coward like Macbeth. Although Macbeth was not as ruthless as Lady Macbeth, she soon got the best of him and caused him to transform from the good nature Macbeth, to the malicious
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