Power And Leadership In Macbeth

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f Justin Kurzel’s leadership strategies were successful in addressing modern audiences, why replace both him and his party? If Wright’s concepts are too complex and misunderstood by supporters, detractors, and the public, may it be more beneficial to support the Greens? William Shakespeare’s, Macbeth, through the notion of power and ambition insinuates that every individual has the potential to be corrupted when ambition to replace the loss of love with power becomes tainted with rapacious dispositions. Justin Kurzel’s 2015 film adaptation more effectively emulates Shakespeare’s embedded messages and intentions to modern audiences than Geoffrey Wright’s 2006 edition. Kurzel’s approach is comparable to that of Bob Hawke’s altruistic manner whilst Wright, similarly to Abbott’s reign, resembled an oligarchy style government. Although…show more content…
Wright’s film reconstruction fails to convey an in-depth analysis of Lady Macbeth’s incentive for supremacy, causing modern audiences to antagonise her, completely contorting the intentions of the Bard. An additional scene Kurzel has chosen to unpack is the execution of Macduff’s family, whilst this scene is offstage in the play its inclusion within this film endorses the unavoidable fall of both Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. Highlighting Macbeth’s accumulating detachment from all emotion and pretentiousness. Lady Macduff and her children are tied to three stakes, enacting as a symbol for the holy trinity, significant as religion played a pivotal role in society at this time. Additionally, acts as surrogate to the reminder that Macbeth through his regicide, undermined the chain of being, as he was Duncan’s “Kinsman and his subject…” (Act 1: Scene 7: p.53), therefore metaphorically committing suicide of any opportunity he had in the

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