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Theme Of Failure In Macbeth

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Many writers try to write about a villainous protagonist and fail. Shakespeare failed to fail, and produced “Macbeth”. Macbeth is a masterpiece of writing displaying the corruption of Macbeth and the chain events that he set off after making the decision to murder Duncan. The consequences first become apparent to Macbeth after the deed is done when he states: “Methought, I heard a voice cry, ‘Sleep no more! Macbeth does murder sleep’ the innocent sleep, sleep that knits up the ravell’d sleeve of care” (2.2.47-49). In this passage, Macbeth realizes that he will no longer be able to sleep after killing Duncan. This is important because it shows that Macbeth realises that what he’s doing is malicious yet over the course of the play, only gets
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