Role Of Conflict In Macbeth

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The conflict that I see present in Macbeth is Individual vs self. Macbeth feels guilty about murdering Duncan. He is tempted by the possibility of being king and the power of it, in other words personal gain. In turn he becomes conflicted between what is right and wrong thing to do. After he commits the crime his conscience takes control of him, especially when he is notified that Banquo is dead. At the end of the play he is not the same well recognize person as he is at the beginning of the play, a noble man. The two key literary techniques and elements of drama that aid in developing the conflict are the tone, and foreshadowing. The tone in the play is an important role in this play because for the most it provides the feeling of dark, shadowy,…show more content…
Come to my woman 's breasts, and take my milk for gall, you murdering ministers, Wherever in your sightless substances You wait on nature 's mischief! Come, thick night, And pall thee in the dun nest smoke of hell, That my keen knife sees not the wound it makes, Nor heaven peep through the blanket of the dark, To cry 'Hold, hold!’” (Clugston, R. W 2014). The foreshadow in this play is provided in act III scene 4, the writer provides a hind “It will have blood; they say, blood will have blood.” (Clugston, R. W 2014). This statement means that once you have blood in your hands, your hands will have it again, in other words once you kill, you will kill again. The conflict identified in the play relates to human nature and the human condition. When it relates to human nature, it describes it has the moral values of good, noble act, and evil, a malicious act. Instead to do the right thing, Macbeth decides to perform a malicious act to kill Duncan. The human condition that the play describes is that Macbeth the challenges that he faces in killing, such as the struggle to whether or not to kill for his personal gain in order to become a king. Even though he does not want to kill the king, he is pressured by his with to commit the
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