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'I am settled and bend each corporal agent to this terrible feat' Making close reference to act one of Macbeth, discuss how Macbeth arrived at the decision to murder Duncan.

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'I am settled and bend each corporal agent to this terrible feat' Making close reference to act one of Macbeth, discuss how Macbeth arrived at the decision to murder Duncan In this essay I am going to examine the reasons why Macbeth decides to murder the king of Scotland Duncan. To do this I will be explaining influences on him. The first being his wife Lady Macbeth and how she persuades him by using emotional blackmail and other methods. I will also be explaining about the three witches who met him with Banquo after the battle and had talk with them both. The next paragraph will explain that deep down Macbeth already wanted to be king as I will show in my essay. In the last essay I will conclude the whole essay. ...read more.

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Because the witches said this, it triggered off the idea of Macbeth ever becoming the king so quickly. If the witches were not to have met Macbeth then his wife might not been so confident that Macbeth should be the king. In this first paragraph I will be explaining how his wife lady Macbeth persuades Macbeth to murder his king. Lady Macbeth uses several methods which are very devious. The first way she does this is by accusing Macbeth of being a liar "live coward in thine own", she is saying hear that he said he would kill Macbeth but he has changed his mind. Another major method was emotional blackmail, doing this by questioning if he really loves her "from this time such I question your love", in this quote she was trying to say that she does not really believe that he loves her, and the only way to change her mind is by killing Duncan. ...read more.

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Over all I think that lady Macbeth played a large part in the persuasion of Macbeth killing king Duncan. In this paragraph I will explain about how Macbeth already wanted to be king. Macbeth has always wanted to be king other wise he would complete ignore what the witches and his wife said. I believe that Macbeth wanting to be a king all along and it plays a very big part in him killing the king of Scotland Duncan. In this paragraph I will conclude this essay. I believe that if one of the three were missing then Macbeth would never have killed the king. I think the most important part was his wife persuading him. I think this because if he really loves his wife he would kill the king whether he wants to be king or not. I think that out o all of the three that the witches was the weakest reason for Macbeth killing the king. ...read more.

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