Macbeth suffers with anxiety and doubts that makes him insane which then leads to his demise. The first reason he goes insane is when he kills king Duncan. "How now my Lord! Why do you keep alone, of sorriest fancies your companions making, using those thoughts which should indeed have died" (III . ii.
In Shakespeare’s play Macbeth guilt strongly affects Macbeth and Lady Macbeth as it is shown through the emotions, the murder and the suicide. The changes of Macbeth’s emotions demonstrates how guilt develop within him. Through Macbeth aggressiveness he demonstrates the cause of his guilt. Macbeth, no longer acts like his past self, and violently kills Duncan. This betrayal that he demonstrates,
Outline Introduction: * Betrayal and deception play a big role in the play Macbeth, it tells us that you never know who you can trust or not. * The Three Witches, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth show us how someone that you once could trust, turns into someone you don’t recognize in a second. . First Main Point: The Witches * display evil power * change Macbeth into an evil man * not trusted Second Main Point: Macbeth * he betrays Duncan * betrays Banquo * became a murderer Third Main Point: Lady Macbeth * plans to kill Duncan to take over the throne for Macbeth * talking in her sleep, expressing the murder * deceives her king Conclusion: * good turns to evil, trust turn to betrayal
It symbolizes how much people will go through to hide their horrid deeds. Shakespeare uses the symbol of blood to represent guilt, evil, murder and death. This representation of blood is very familiar to what is understood by many. In the end the blood does not signal honor or bravery at all it represents the guilt felt by the Macbeths about not only about Duncan and Banquo but all the horrible murders they have committed. The motif of blood comes up so often in this play that it almost begins to be a dominating theme.
Overall, the word blood has a lot of significance behind it because it means a lot of things. It represents things that are the complete opposite of each other like hate or happiness, or life and death. The main character, Macbeth, was a murderer and was the cause of the lost lives in the play. The front cover of the play portrays a picture of Macbeth holding a bloody dagger. That shows the audience how Macbeth is a
Macbeth betrays King Duncan because the witches told him he will become king. He also betrays his friend Banquo because the witches gave him predictions that can affect Macbeth. The three weird sisters betray Macbeth because he wants things to go his way. In “Macbeth”, Shakespeare demonstrates that betrayal is lead by unreasonable decisions that cause bad consequences. Macbeth
Nature’s Reaction to The Macbeth Murders Macbeth’s defiance of God’s will through sacrilegious murders causes nature to react with terrible occurrences throughout Scotland. Spirits give proof of God’s displeasure by causing supernatural events. According to Fallon, “In Macbeth, in fact, all of nature responds to the murder of the king,” (142). Macbeth went against God’s will by killing Duncan. Hence, Duncan’s death started a disruption in nature.
Macbeth's character evolves from a noble war hero to a violent individual, who will willingly kill in order to gain ...humans play out our lives. Because of Duncan's murder, the stage is bloody and the heavens are angry. These are some incidents of blood in Macbeth. In the article by Internet Source 1, the author tells us how Duncan s blood has no effect on Lady Macbeth and that she is pour evil. While Macbeth has horrifying visions, Lady Macbeth seems cool and literal minded.
In order to make amends she orders the witches to create more spells to give Macbeth overconfidence as you all know security is mortals chiefest enemy (Act 3 scene 5). Another supernatural element that Shakespeare uses in the play represents Macbeths guilt and beginning of his madness is through the floating daggers in Act 2, which occur in Macbeths own home whilst King Duncan was guest. Before Macbeth commits the murder of King Duncan, he sees a bloody dragger that leads him to Duncans room. Macbeth questions if the dagger is real or a dagger of the mind, a false creation (Act 2 scene 1), in other words it is a hallucination. This dagger makes it so Macbeth cannot resist killing Duncan.
This misinterpretation, committed in pursuit of power, leads Macbeth to perform certain actions which result in the death of the king, the death of Macbeth’s friends, and eventually his own demise. At the start of the play, Macbeth is seeking a great amount of power. His wife, Lady Macbeth says to him, “When you durst do it, then you were a man;” (Act 1, sc. 7, line 56), suggesting that they have either considered or committed murder for the sake of their own advancement in the past. Macbeth further condones this in his action to the witches’ prophecy that he will become king.