Similarities Between Macbeth And To Kill A Mockingbird

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In William Shakespeare’s story of Macbeth and Harper Lee’s book To Kill A Mockingbird, children are used as motivators as well as an influencers of the actions and the decisions of the characters in these two stories. Children are seen as someone to inspire and to look up to you, as well as someone to fear and use a tool to manipulate others. Children are protected, and also framed for unspeakable deeds.Children are plotted against to be murdered for what they could be in the future, but they can also save someone from the same fate. Children represent a significant point of motivation for both Macbeth and Atticus Finch, the contrast exists in the course of action each man pursues: the former is compelled to do evil while the latter is compelled to do good.
Children in both of these tales do things that children today never have to do, and this is
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In Macbeth, King Duncan is murdered by Macbeth so Macbeth can take the kingship from Duncan and his sons, Malcolm and Donalbain, Macbeth framed and murdered the guards in charge of protecting king Duncan, but people end up believing that Duncan's children, Malcolm and Donalbain, payed the guards to kill their father. Duncan's children were framed for murdering their own father because they fled Scotland in fear of their own lives. Though in To Kill a Mockingbird, Arthur Radley, saves Scout and Jem from being murdered by Bob Ewell. This act occurs on pages 300 to 302. Bob is found under the tree in Boo’s front yard, with a kitchen knife stuck under his ribs. At first Atticus believed that Jem was the one who murdered Bob Ewell, but later Heck Tate sees that Jem couldnt have killed the man, the evidences points to the man standing in the corner, Mr. Arthur
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