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Macbeth

In The play, “Macbeth,” Macbeth kills Duncan, the King of Scotland with the help of his wife. Witches play a part in the play by foretelling that Macbeth will become king. Macbeth’s friend Banquo will have sons who will become kings. After he kills Banquo, Macbeth becomes king and tries to kill everyone who might want to take the throne away from him. The ghost of Banquo, whom he kills, haunts him at an important banquet. Killing the King was wrong, Macbeth’s wife dies and Macbeth is overthrown. Duncan’s son Malcolm then becomes King of Scotland. In The play, “Macbeth,” Macbeth kills Duncan, the King of Scotland with the help of his wife. Witches play a part in the play by foretelling that Macbeth will become king. Macbeth’s friend Banquo will have sons who will become kings. After he kills Banquo, Macbeth becomes king and tries to kill everyone who might want to take the throne away from him. The ghost of Banquo, whom he kills, haunts him at an important banquet. Killing the King was wrong, Macbeth’s wife dies and Macbeth is overthrown. Duncan’s son Malcolm then becomes King of Scotland. Macbeth- Is a main character of the story and he is in the prophecy of these three witches that he will be Thane of Cawdor and it comes true. He is a solider Lady Macbeth- Is the one who is basically controlling and telling Macbeth what to do with his life. Macbeth doesn’t want to do the things he is doing but he wants to become king so he does it. Later on she realizes that she was doing wrong and feels guilty about herself The Three Witches- That go against Macbeth with spells. They destroy human beings in knowing what’s going to happen or go on in the future. Banquo- Is a brave man who has children that the witches believe will take the Scottish Throne. King Duncan- The good king that Macbeth murders

Macduff- A Scottish nobleman hostile to Macbeths kingship from the start. He becomes leader of the crusade.

Macbeth- Is a main character of the story and he is in the prophecy of these three witches that he will be Thane of Cawdor and it comes true. He is a solider Lady Macbeth- Is the one who is basically controlling and telling Macbeth what to do with his life. Macbeth doesn’t want to do the things he is doing but he wants to become king so he does it. Later on she realizes that she was doing wrong and feels guilty about herself The Three Witches- That go against Macbeth with spells. They destroy human beings in knowing what’s going to happen or go on in the future. Banquo- Is a brave man who has children that the witches believe will take the Scottish Throne. King Duncan- The good king that Macbeth murders

Macduff- A Scottish nobleman hostile to Macbeths kingship from the start. He becomes leader of the crusade.

Plot Summary

Plot Summary

Major Characters

Major Characters

Historical Reference
Historical Reference
Perception of Women
Perception of Women
The Witches in Shakespeare’s Macbeth are known as ugly, evil in society. They are rejected by society because of their sorcery, ugly looks and evil ways. When the witches came across Macbeth for the first time, they talked about his future and what he wants to do

The witches go a bit into the future it is Macbeth’s ambition to become king is what makes these prophecies. This shows that people in society see the witches as evil beings that know more than they need to. These women, without males to look after them need to depend on their wits to survive and as a consequence the men fail.

Lady Macbeth is portrayed as the whore in Macbeth. Her only power source is from through her husband Macbeth. She comments multiple times that she wishes she were a man so she could perform the murders herself, and she attacks her husband for not being manly enough to make the decision himself. She is a very strong character, for better or for worse, and is the one to manipulate Macbeth and also give him advice. She is also the one who has to handle the most guilt....
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