Lady Macbeth Is Evil

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The Tragedy of Macbeth is a tragic play written by William Shakespeare in 1606. The play shows the physical and psychological effects of a person who seeks power for themselves. The play is a tragic tale about a Scottish general and Thane of Glamis named Macbeth. He is a brave Thane and a powerful man that led King Duncan’s forces to victory. In the beginning of the poem, a group of three witches arrive to Macbeth to tell them their prophecy that he will become Thane of Cawdor and one day become King of Scotland. After hearing this prophecy his wife, Lady Macbeth, a very strong and ruthless woman, encourages him to kill King Duncan. He is easily tempted to murder in order to fulfil his ambitions to the throne.. Macbeth is responsible for many deaths throughout the play. Macbeth is a man of great potential and a noble soldier. There are many ways that someone could call Macbeth noble. For one, he started out a very noble soldier in the poem by defeating the enemy and showing his loyalty to King Duncan and other generals. Macbeth was a well respected man in the …show more content…

Macbeth was a very selfish man, who only thought about himself. He was very interested when the witches told thiem about how they predict he will be king. Since then he was concerned that someone was going to take his position in becoming King of Scotland. Once the witches told him their prediction all he could think about was being king, which lead him to being so paranoid and feeling so guilty about the murders he committed. His desires are evil. He was always torn between guilt and temptation. Macbeth was his own worst enemy and is responsible for his own downfall. Many things in the world today could compare to the play Macbeth. People get a deep desires to get what they want without someone stopping them. Most people are very straightforward and nothing stops them from doing what they want, even if it involves a murder. Murders occur every single day by a person who is influenced or is

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