Theme Of Mobster In Macbeth

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My 1920’s mobster setting for Macbeth is based on my interest in the time period and the mobsters that ruled the cities and applies to the theme of power and control that is portrayed in Macbeth. In this version Macbeth is similar to Al Capone. He rises to be the most powerful mobster in control of the city and all its inhabitants and eventually becomes corrupted and gets caught and thrown into jail. He spends his time in jail focusing on his loss of power and drives himself insane convincing himself that he’s still who he once was. The 1920’s mobster theme creates a sort of eerie a mysterious mood for the play. Taking place mostly at night under street lamps at the end of a suspicious alley, the tone is rather ominous. The mobsters add to

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