Macbeth's Levels Of Guilt

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Macbeth’s Levels of Guilt
In Macbeth, Shakespeare shows the audience that guilt creates emotional instability. Being Thane and King was all Macbeth wanted after the witches told him his prophecies. Lady Macbeth finds out about the witches prophecies, and demands that Macbeth kill Duncan. “ Let not light see my black and deep desires” (I.iv.59-60). Macbeth realizes how icky his thoughts were. Duncan trusted Macbeth, which made Macbeth have second thoughts until Lady Macbeth insisted on following through with the plan. “ First, as I am his kinsman and his subject strong both against the deed.Then, as his host, who should not bear the knife myself” (I.vii.12-14). He feels a great deal of guilt, but his wife pressures him into it. Which leads to his rage in act two.
“ Sleep no more! Macbeth does murder sleep” (II.ii.42-43). The quote, "Macbeth does murder sleep" infers that Macbeth will suffer in great pain from the feeling of guilt. Macbeth became very insecure and his guilt
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Two murders were sent to kill Banquo and Fleance, Fleance got away. After killing Banquo, Macbeth was invited to a dinner for his crowning and sees Banquo’s ghost. “ Avaunt! And quit my sight! Let the earth hide thee! Thy bones are marrowless, thy blood is cold” (III.iv.94-95). Macbeth is trying to escape a feeling of guilt. “ Take any shape but that, and my firm nerves shall never tremble. (III.iv.104-105). Even though there are lots of guests watching Macbeth , he can’t resist acting delusional, which shows that his dirty ded won’t be hidden for long. He had turned into a murderer from a brave and courageous man. He regrets what he had done and wants to go back in time, but he is already stuck in abashment and guilt and contrition. This quote clearly shows Macbeth's hope to go back in time when he had innocences nothing that would go against his conscience, but he has already gone too far that he cannot get away