Macbeth: William Shakespeare and Character Macbeth Essay

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I will discuss four aspects of William Shakespeare tragedy, Macbeth. First of all I will examine the character Macbeth. Furthermore I will discuss the witches and explain their role in the play. Moreover I will examine the theme of ambition and how the play wright develops it. Finally I will explore the theme of bloodshed and show how Shakespeare develops it. First of all I will examine the character Macbeth`s and how he evolves over the play. Macbeth is known to be one of the most respected gentlemen in the land. He us a bold and confident soldier who is proud to defend and fight for his kingdom. Macbeth was looked up too as an ambitious man who looked forward to ruling the land he called his own. This shows that Macbeth cruel behavior seemed to be the worse behavior he portrayed. Once Macbeth was told to betray the king by killing him, he had trouble because he had visions of the good man he has been. He couldn’t picture himself doing all this damage to people sooner or later his actions haunted him. Furthermore I will discuss the witches and explain their role in the play. In Macbeth the witches play a big role with their powers. One of the witches’ role was to influence with their actions and emotions.” Third witch All hail Macbeth, thou shalt get kings, though thou be none: so all hail Macbeth and Banquo” (Act 1 scene 3 pgs. 4-6). The witches show up and voice Macbeth’s secret desire and tempt him by talking about the awesome power that is going to be his. The witches were the ones to give Macbeth the vision that changes his future. The witches were never trusted. This quote also shows the fact that the witches are never up to something good they are constantly doing things the wrong way and taking evil actions and they also speak rhyme throughout the play. Moreover I will examine the theme of ambition and how the play wright develops it. “Macbeth [aside] the prince of…