Macbeth Outline

Topics: Macbeth, King Duncan, Duncan I of Scotland Pages: 2 (326 words) Published: May 4, 2013
Introduction
Thesis: In Macbeth we see an example of triumph of evil in a man with many good qualities. Point #1: Macbeth starts out as a War-hero with many good qualities. Point #2: After meeting with the witches, Macbeth develops a dangerous lust of power and performs evil deeds but with remorse. Point #3: Near the end of the play Macbeth ruthlessly murders without an afterthought of any moral sense. Body Paragraph #1

Point #1
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King Duncan says: “O valiant cousin! Worthy gentleman” (Act 1, Scene 2, line 24) Discussion/Analysis
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Macbeth says: “The service and loyalty I owe,/In doing it, pays itself. Your Highness’ part/ Is to receive our duties: and our duties/ Are to your throne and state children and servants” (1, 4, 22-25) Discussion/Analysis

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I go, and it is done: the bell invites me. / Hear it not, Duncan, for it is a knell / That summons thee to heaven, or to hell. (2, 1, 62-64) Discussion/Analysis
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I'll go no more: / I am afraid to think what I have done; / Look on't again I dare not.  Discussion/Analysis
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Thou art the best o’ the cut-throats! Yet he's good / That did the like for Fleance. If thou didst it, / Thou art the nonpareil.(3, 4, 17-20) Discussion/Analysis
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The castle of Macduff I will surprise, / Seize upon Fife; give to the edge o’ the sword  /His wife, his babes, and all unfortunate souls / That trace him in his line. No boasting like a fool / This deed I'll do before this purpose cool. (4,1, 150-154) Discussion/Analysis

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