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Three Witches Macbeth

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Introduction

Macbeth Mohammed Omar Macbeth is a witchcraft play written by Shakespeare, composed in late 1606 or early 1607. Shakespeare's Scottish tragedy is about Macbeth's bloody rise to power, including the murder of the King Duncan. In Shakespeare's period, many people were scared; they believed that their lives were affected by fate. They also thought that the world was full of abnoramal creatures, such as witches, ghosts, and many other such weird creatures. King Duncan strongly believed in witchcraft and had gone through many plots to remove him from his Throne. The king liked the idea of the play and so it was set up in Scotland. Macbeth was a loyal, honest, noble warrior to King Ducan before the he had meet the witch's, who told him that he would be Thane (Lord) of Cawdor and later the King. Driven by faithfulness to the Scotich King Duncan, his own greedy ambition leads to him killing King Duncan to guarantee his own destiny. ...read more.

Middle

The main characteristic in this play is that while the witch's can influence Macbeth's actions, they cannot force him to commit the evil acts that he undertakes during the course of the Scottish play. The witches were trying to create chaos by manipulating Macbeth mind in order to get him to act. They filled Macbeths head with evil and were able to control his feelings. But it was Macbeth in the end who chose what actions to take to determined his future. He was not forced to kill King Duncan or any of his other victims. But after he murdered the King, Macbeth lost his innocence. The witch's made him believe that there wasn't anyone that could defeat him, and then he willingly continued to fight when he knew that it would mean his death. Macbeth's death was masterminded by the weird sisters, but it was Macbeth's own decisions that lead him to downfall. Shakespeare had used a lots of technique to show us how evil the witch's were. ...read more.

Conclusion

Lady Macbeth, however, asks her husband to kill the king. She has succeeded in persuading him and convinces Macbeth to kill the King. It seems like she doesn't have a role in planning the whole murder of the King. She uses her cunning sexual teases and persuasion techniques to convince her husband Macbeth that his actions were beyond the shadow of a doubt the right thing to do. Knowing that she had the power in their relationship, she questions Macbeth's manhood, and courage: "When you durst do it, then you were a man; And, to be more than what you wre you would Be so much more the man" To conclude, this play clearly shows how the mind of a loyal, trustworthy and brave warrior can be manipulated by the evil sprits of the witch's and his wife. Macbeth is one of Shakespeare's famous and most effective dramas. Its dramatic straightforward plot and its effective characterization make it so appealing and entertaining for modern audiences. We may not believe in witchcraft nowadays, but temptation certainly does help. The witch's eventually do not gain anything out of this play, but just pure work of evil. ...read more.

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