The Great Chain Of Evil In Macbeth

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Macbeth, a tragedy written by William Shakespeare in 1606, is a classic play that people have been reading since the last 500 years and have still been enjoying it. Macbeth is a tragedy about treason and ambition. The play of Macbeth talks about one knight (Macbeth) that work for the king Duncan, one day three witches went to meet with him and made three predictions. When the first one becomes true Macbeth try that the others become true too. Finally he destroyed himself and all around him trying to keep the power. The result of all his actions is that he destroyed the Great Chain of Being, and triggers the Insomnia that punishes them for their bad actions, the blood of his murders torture him and Unnatural things that happened in the world.…show more content…
Firstly, the witches appear unnatural as they speak with strange paradoxes, which confuses Macbeth since he call them “imperfect speakers”. Furthermore, they end their first apparition saying “Fair is foul, and foul is fair. Hover through the fog and filthy air” as they talk about the Great Chain of Being, and say that everything natural is good and the unnatural things are bad. Moreover, Banquo think that they are unnatural “You should be women, And yet your beards forbid me to interpret That you are so”. Secondly, the hallucinations always happened when he is going to do, or that have just done something that destroyed the Great Chain of Being, the first hallucination is the dagger that he see in the air few minutes before kill the king “is this a dagger, which I see before me”, furthermore, the dagger is cover with blood, which represent the blood that is going to be in their hands all the play. “And on thy blade and dudgeon gouts of blood, Which was not so before”, also, the dagger is pointing to Duncan’s room which foreshadow his regicide. The second hallucination is Banquo’s ghost, Macbeth see the ghost of Banquo siting in a chair moments after kill him, He begin to talk to him during dinner with the Lords, and they think that he is crazy, Shakespeare uses Banquo as the moral part of Macbeth, Banquo also is an example of how Macbeth should react after the predictions of the witches. Thirdly, the Old Man that is talking to Ross in the scene of the murder of King Duncan is discover. Speaking with Ross, the Old Man tell all the terrible events of the night, such as the king's horses breaking loose and eating one another. Ross's conclusion is that nature is angry at the murder of the King. Lastly, Lady Macbeth dark is unnatural and represent the evil in their hearts “Come, thick night, And pall thee in the
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