Toxic Masculinity Motif In Macbeth

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The author of many well-known tragedies, William Shakespeare, has pieces that set into iconic plays in English literature. What makes them the best, is all Shakespearean tragedies have a common element: fatal flaw— all heroes have a weakness personality that results to lead them to their downfall. Banquo suspects Macbeth, that he has meddled in Duncan 's death, in order to take the position as king. He doubts his friend since, consequently, the Weïrd sisters ' promise has come true to Macbeth. Later that night, Macbeth, himself, invited Banquo to the feast coronation. Banquo keeps his thoughts to himself; he ensures to attend the dinner. Macbeth fearing of his friend knowing, that he killed Duncan and his line will become king; he is now becoming greedy in being king, although he felt regret murdering the current one, not too long ago. The “toxic masculinity ” motif reflects in Macbeth’s order to the assassins. When Macbeth commands whether the murderers could handle Banquo to his death, they reply "we are men, my liege" (III i 92). But their response does not provide Macbeth, who titles them as less-than-worthy standards of men. The same as early in this tragedy, Lady Macbeth uses goading methods on Macbeth; forcing him to kill Duncan. But what does it mean, exactly, to “be a man”? Both Macbeth and his Lady seem to have a definite idea of masculinity. In Act 1, Lady Macbeth submits that actions of masculinity are largely a question of lack of pity: one must be willing

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