Evil Forces In Macbeth

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Evil Forces In Macbeth

The evil forces used in the scotish play, Macbeth, are the true culprets that influenced the fall of Macbeth. The witches, visions, ghosts, and appiritions are all key elements that lead to the climax and Macbeths breakdown. The play starts as MAcbeth and Banquo have just won a battle, this is where Macbeth has his first encounter with the witches, and the seed of curiosity is planted. The witches come in chanting "All hail Macbeth! Hail to thee, Thane of Cawdor!""All hail, Macbeth that shalt be king hereafter!" (1.3.51-53). Macbeth is sceptical of the witches however, he doesn't take their advice for granted and when he returns to his home and the first profecy comes true, he is certain-or determined-that the second will as well. Once Macbeth tells his wife of the recent events she is convinced that macbeth should attain the position as king and although she fears macbeth is too full of "th' milk of human kindness" (1.5.15) she feels it must be done and is certain she will be able to convince Macbeth to take the steps neccesary. Lady Macbeth then summons evil spirits too "unsex me here, And fill me from the crown to the toe top-full, Of direst cruelty” (I.5.38–41) so that she may become crule enough to convince him.

Now Macbeth is starting to think. The profecy, his wifes willingness to do anything for him to be crowned, and the arrival of king Duncan at his castle has got him procrastinating of the consequences and the good outcomes that the futur may hold for him if he were to kill Duncan. This is the first stage leading up to Macbeths madness. Macbeth tells his wife of his contemplations and she says hes not a real man and harrases him to the point where he agrees to kill Duncan. After macbeth had killed king Duncan in his sleep, the news reaches all throught his castle. Macbeth becomes enraged with all the

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