Macbeth Brave Analysis

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TRAITOR! TRAITOR! TRAITOR! Macbeth shouldn’t be considered brave. Well...brave enough to kill someone he used to look up to. In Shakespeare's play Macbeth, there is a captain in Duncan's (the king) army named Macbeth. A captain that would soon earn the title Thane (Lord) of Glamis and Cawdor. These names were given by three witches who prophesied his ambitions to one day be King of Scotland. The only outcome these witches didn’t mention in the prophecy was, what he would do to accomplish his goal. Would his outcome allow him to be king by being a hero/tyrant, or would he allow his ambitions to just drift away in silence?
As I read further and further in the story, I saw who Macbeth truly was. At first I viewed him as a man who was well-developed; someone who people
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Macbeth didn’t mind settling as an average general/captain. In fact he had no intentions to be king, but Lady Macbeth would change his mind, saying Duncan doesn’t deserve the crown. Macbeth’s wife was devilish and selfish woman. She wanted to her husband’s ambitions to turn into a desperate act of murder. She knew that Macbeth would do anything to make her happy, but would she really stoop down to this crime of evilness and revenge? Subsequently, her husband's cruelty and her own guilt recoil on her, sending her into a madness from which she never recovers. Though Macbeth would listen to his wife and commit to the crime of Duncan’s murder, he knew once the act was finished and he became king, revenge would soon come upon him. He states this by saying in Act 1 Scene 7, “To our own lips. He’s here in double trust:” the murder would be the be-all and end-all of the whole affair, and I would gladly put my soul and the afterlife at risk to do it. But for crimes like these there are still punishments in this world. By committing violent crimes we only teach other people to commit violence, and the violence of our students will come back to
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