Macbeth Impulsive Decisions

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Don't Be Impulsive It's Repulsive: How impulsive decisions affect one's life, and the people around them The impulsive decision that changed my life, and taught me a great lesson! Once upon a time little David was bored looking for something to do. Since I was so bored anything would appease me. I came upon my sister who was rummaging around under the covers. I, of course, did not think twice, and impulsively jumped right in. After a minute she jumped off, and I didn't realize. While under the covers I dropped off the bed not knowing, and landed right on my left arm, breaking it. Therefore, over the next month I was almost unable to perform even the simplest tasks. It taught me to always think before making my decisions, …show more content…

As mentioned in the first paragraph Lady Macbeth makes her beautiful speech, "unsexing" (1. 42) herself. Shakespeare makes such an elaborate, detailed, beautiful speech so that it draws the reader's attention. He wants them to see how she all of a sudden loses morality, and will do anything for King Duncan to be murdered. She hastily makes the decision to transform her identity to a man, and leads to becoming unconcerned with others feelings, or livelihood, losing any sense of morality. The men in the book are convinced that manliness is that of a person with naked aggression. Therefore, Macbeth questions the murderers asking them about their manhood, "Ay, in the catalogue ye go for men; as hounds, greyhounds, Mongrels Spaniels, Curs." (2. 92) Since the murderers are weary about killing Banquo, Macbeth automatically turns to question their manliness, furthering my theme. It connects willingness to be the aggressor, and having no morality to the characteristics of a man. Macbeth becomes a fearless murderer, and he stays in complete denial of it, thinking he is doing the right thing. Macduff, the supposed, "Good guy" of the novel, makes the hasty decision to leave for England. Completely blinded by his impulsiveness he thinks only of himself and forgets to think of his family. It backlashes on him because his entire family is mercilessly slaughtered by Macbeth, who has lost morality, not thinking twice of murder. It is a staple in their society to be a man, one should be ready to make decisions hastily, and put themselves ahead of others. Shakespeare repeats this idea, always furthering his argument, using the theme of impulsive decisions, and their effect on one's livelihood to show that the idea of manliness in Macbeth is not one that the reader should follow. Every character, making unthought out, negligent decisions

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