How Does Macbeth's Communication Change Throughout The Play

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The play Macbeth is about how the main character Macbeth was blessed with prophecies to be king and his own actions stripped that gift away from him, leading to his death. In Macbeth by William Shakespeare, Macbeth’s starts out as a loyal soldier and the Thane of Glamis, but his demeanor and communication changes from being respectful, and loyal to being overconfident, and authoritative as he becomes more powerful over the course of the play. Right after Macbeth becomes the Thane of Cawdor he is thankful of Duncan for choosing him for this position, and Macbeth expresses that ¨the service and the loyalty (he) owe(s) in doing it pays itself. Your highness' part is to receive our duties.¨ (1.4.23-24) Although Macbeth is very honored to have this …show more content…

Macbeth should have planned better for the future because there's numerous loose ends that threaten his life, and rule. On another note, during Macbeth’s second meeting with the witches he is demanding, and rude. Macbeth's communication changed from being scared, and timid to being over confident, and fearless of the outcome. The first thing he says to them is “How now, you secret, black, and midnight hags? What is ’t you do?” (4.1.48-49) Which is disrespectful, and the witches are doing Macbeth a favor by telling him what he should look out for to stay alive, and keep his rule. Macbeth demands the witches to tell him anything he wants to know and when they do not respond he screams, “Howe'er you come to know it—answer me” (4.1.51) Macbeth’s communication is ill-mannered, he calls the witches crude names, and demands them to tell him his predictions. He is very overconfident and blind to the way he acts. Macbeth get bolder throughout the play with all of its ups no downs. All in all Macbeth's status change causes his communication to change throughout the play. Macbeth’s communication changed after he became Thane of Cawdor, King of Scotland, and meeting with the witches a second

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