Macbeth Character Analysis

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Shakespeare 's play, The Tragedy of Macbeth, shows that evil is developed over time based on your interactions with people in your life and their influence on you. Macbeth didn’t start out evil in the play Macbeth but he became more evil throughout the book. He became more evil by killing his best friend Banquo, his king Duncan, and his fellow Thane Macduff. In the beginning of the play Macbeth knew that he wouldn 't be able to kill king Duncan just to take over his position but by the end of the play he had murdered the king and his friend Banquo. There are many different reasons for the change in Macbeth 's morals. Macbeth’s morals changed quickly throughout the play because of Lady Macbeth, the witches, and his need for power.
Macbeth’s evil is forced to develop because of his interactions with his wife, Lady Macbeth. Macbeth didn’t start evil, he was influenced to become evil by Lady Macbeth. This quote takes place when king Duncan is staying with the Macbeth’s as they are planning to kill king Duncan. Macbeth is unsure about killing Duncan and doesn’t want to do it so Lady Macbeth says, “When you durst do it, then you were a man;/ And to be more than what you were, you would. Be so much more the man” (1.7.56-58). In this quote Lady Macbeth is making fun of Macbeth for not wanting to kill Duncan. She questions his manhood and says that he will be more of a man and a better man if he committed the murder. She is making fun of Macbeth for

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