The Role Of Evil In Macbeth

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Macbeth is a shorted tragedy by William Shakespeare. It is also known as Scottish Play. The Play was written in 1603-1606. The play is about the power and betrayal of friends. The play begins with the supernatural power. Macbeth is a noble man but he chooses disloyalty and crime, he was totally aware that he is doing evil. Evil is determined in Macbeth and Lady Macbeth who are influenced by the Weird Sisters (Witches). The play examines the potential of evil and centers on the villain-hero. We find good only in King Duncan or Malcolm. Macduff is the honorable character. Macbeth is a considered as tyrant King and Malcolm becomes the good King thereafter. The supernatural powers are represented by the Weird Sisters and Hecate, standing for the…show more content…
In the Civil War fought between German and Scotland, Macbeth was known for being a good fighter in battle field. After that Macbeth interacted with three Witches. Macbeth is led to wicked thoughts by the prophecies of three witches, especially after their prophecy that he will be made thane of Cawdor comes true and thereafter becoming the King of Scotland. Macbeth was a brave soldier and a powerful man, but he is not righteous. Macbeth was a respectful man until his ambition to become King ended up driving him crazy. Lady Macbeth, a deeply ambitious woman constantly insisted him of killing King Duncan and seized the Crown. Macbeth was being influenced by three witches and his lady Macbeth of doing such crimes. He was confused between right and wrong. He even had hallucination of the Dragger. Lady Macbeth was behind him for all those crimes. Macbeth easily tempted into murder to fulfill his ambitions to the throne, and once he commits his first crime and is crowned king of Scotland, he had to kill other people to keep his secret safe and to secure his throne and the moment of awful guilt when Banquo’s ghost appears and also his lady’s death seems to give away the misery. These reflect the tragic tension to Macbeth. Macbeth cannot maintain his power because his increasingly brutal actions make him hated as a
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