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Lady Macbeth

By milad28 Sep 28, 2013 298 Words
Macbeth The play I chose is Macbeth, written by William Shakespeare. The protagonist of the story is Macbeth. He starts out as a brave, noble warrior, but by the end he is a disgrace to his nation. In the beginning his guilt is almost too strong to bear, but by the end he only cares about being the king. Lady Macbeth is almost as important to the story as her husband. She seems heartless at first, but her guilt takes over in time. The main antagonist to Macbeth is probably Malcolm. Malcolm is the rightful heir to the throne and leads the army that takes Scotland back Macduff plays a small role until the end, but he is important because he defeats Macbeth in battle. The story is a tragedy of a Scottish nobleman and war hero named Macbeth. In the beginning, Scotland is at war with Norway, and the battle is won by Scotland against all odds because of the brave Macbeth. As Macbeth and his friend Banquo, another nobleman, ride from the battlefield, they encounter three witches. The witches claim that Macbeth, who is already the Thane of Glamis and will also become the Thane of Cawdor

The Guilt of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth Characters in the Shakespearean tragedy Macbeth scarcely feel guilt - with two exceptions: Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. In this essay let's consider their guilt-problem. In his book, On the Design of Shakespearean Tragedy, H. S. Wilson comments regarding the guilt of the protagonist: It is a subtler thing which constitutes the chief fascination that the play exercises upon us - this fear Macbeth feels, a fear not fully defined, for him or for us, a terrible anxiety that is a sense of guilt without becoming (recognizably, at least) a sense of sin

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