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Shakespeare's Influence On Macbeth

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Although William Shakespeare is considered to be one of literature's great influences very little is known about him. All of the evidence gathered over the years is from documentation or reports from other individuals. The great Shakespeare lived a vibrant and interesting life that led him to the magic of literature. Shakespeare had a life filled with experience that drove his poetic nature to manifest. He had a mother and father along with siblings, later in his life he has a wife and kids as well. Shakespeare's adolescent life is very vague due to the lack of information that has been given. From what history has shown Shakespeare grew up in Henley Street, which is Northwest of London. Shakespeare was baptised April 26th, 1564…show more content…
Macbeth is a symbol for a fallen angel. he holds high morals and his wife is a symbol for the evil darkness that attempts to break out from us all. It appears that Macbeth is a noble and good hearted man who appreciates what he has. His wife however seems to be hungry for more. She is the evil that tempts us all.The play seems to test the very moral of life and what is good and what is bad. “To prick the sides of my intent, but only vaulting ambition which o’erleaps itself and falls on th’ other.” (Act 1 Scene 7 Line 27-29). This Macbeth admitting his ambition is the only thing fueling his dark and evil…show more content…
Often children grow to be corrupt and cold from the world surrounding them in order to get what they want. Macbeth, a pure and noble man was poisoned by his very own black river of thoughts coursing through his mind. Shakespeare demonstrates this process shoutout the book. He ties in real life issues into his play and exaggerating the consequence of what can happen, but none the less these are real life scenarios. The death of the king was more than a human death, it was the murder of innocence, of the light inside Macbeth. The death of the king was the birth of a dark evil that fought for Macbeth. “ I heard the owl scream and the crickets cry. Did not you speak?” (Lady Macbeth Act 2 Scene 2 Lines 15-16). The nature cried out when the king was killed. In my belief this symbolizes the light being snuffed out from Macbeth. The playwright Macbeth is interpreted in many ways. It can be interpreted in a way that one sees the character or the purpose of the character. It can be interpreted in way that should affect the way one sees the world around himself. Macbeth is a playwright in which evil and good go hand in hand, dark and light seep into each other. The play has many symbols for many different meanings. The Truth About Macbeth and Lady
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