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How does Macbeth change during act I & II and why does he change?

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Introduction

How does Macbeth change during act I & II and why does he change? Macbeth is a story of a catastrophic regicide. It was thought to have been written between 1603 and 1606 by the most famous writer in English history William Shakespeare who lived in 1564 to 1616 at the time when king James the first was the king of Scotland. This play offers the playwright's of the most heroic depiction of madness, evil and guilt. The play Macbeth is about a soldier in the king of Scotland's (Duncan) army. He was titled as the Thane of Galamis due to his patriotic and loyal deeds. The story begins with three witches planning to meet Macbeth on a heath, while Macbeth and Banquo return from a battle where Macbeth fought the Norwegians and killed Macdonald the traitor. ...read more.

Middle

At this point Macbeth changes from loyal in defending the king to treacherous in planning to kill him "Let no light see my black and deep desires". Macbeth then sent a letter to his lady telling here all about what occurred with him. When the letter arrived, Lady Macbeth was exhilarated and impatient for the glory "Hie thee hither, that I may pour my spirit in thine ear, and chastise him with the valour of my tongue" lady Macbeth began to plan away and facilitate her and her husbands rise to kingship. Duncan invites himself to Inverness (Macbeth's palace) as to honour Macbeth, but Macbeth thinks of it immorally as an opportunity. Lady Macbeth receives a massage that the king is coming. She was so excited and full of loathe, "The raven himself is a hoarse that croaks the fatal entrance of Duncan under my battlements". ...read more.

Conclusion

Lady Macbeth returns back and makes sure that the guards are drunk, and she wanted to influence Macbeth not to have a doubt and mess up the plan "That which have made them drunk made me bold". Macbeth then finally decides to do the murder and made his way to finish deed. When the execution is complete, Macbeth comes back astonished by his actions, and feels sorry "This is a sorry sight." Lady Macbeth replies "A foolish thought, to say a sorry sight". Here Lady Macbeth tries to seduce Macbeth and inform him that he have done the correct thing. But Macbeth is still traumatized by his action and so distressed that he said that the ocean wouldn't clean his bloody hands and the sea will turn from green to red. Act Two ends with a porter knocking on the door where lady Macbeth wants to conceal the truth and act until she gets her glory. ...read more.

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