Macbeth Obituary

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Macbeths Obituary
Macbeth was a noble and powerful human being and his attitude to living was disagreed upon by some. Macbeth was born in the 11th century and he died in battle as he got killed by Macduff. Macbeth was the Thane of Glamis. When greeted by the witches, he was given the futuristic opportunities to become Thane of Cawdor and king hereafter, but meanwhile, he believed other prophecies which conflicted and resulted in Macbeth going insane and his ambition takes over. “That but this blow, Might be the be-all and the end-all—here, but here, upon this bank and shoal of time, We’ld jump the life to come.” Macbeth was a character that, throughout the play, progressively impacted the lives of others by murdering and torturing them. He was extremely guilt free and his ambitions were a high standard, which belittled his supporters his family and his friends. Macbeth, who ascended to the throne by murdering its rightful occupants, died in a battle with Malcolm. Macbeths greed and desire for king is extremely positive. He believes he deserves king. He commits immature acts and shows little respects to the people he surrounds. Macbeth was not a good leader. He did not lead by example. The only thing Macbeth was concerned about was his position of king being taken over, so therefore cunning acts were portrayed to keep his placement as a leader. Characters in Macbeth also impact his actions. Lady Macbeth is manipulative and abuses him until Macbeth himself, starts to believe what she is saying. This demonstrates that Macbeth was gullible, and didn’t think things through. Macbeth is oblivious to his changes but it is evident to characters like Banquo, who compiles that Macbeth shouldn’t have believed the witches theory. In some circumstances, Macbeth had no common sense. Lady Macbeth saw Macbeth as a man who had no masculinity and bravery, but despite this, still honoured him. Macduff saw Macbeth as a weak and incapable of being in reign of a country. Macbeth...
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