Tone of the Characters in 'Macbeth' and 'The Merchant of Venice'

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How does Shakespeare craft the character’s tone of voice in order to encourage the characters tone of voice? Through Shakespeare’s play Macbeth (a bloodthirsty tale of ambition) and Merchant of Venice (comedy and near tragedy) Shakespeare crafts the characters tone of voice by many techniques such as their dialogues. Merchant and Venice was written in 1596 or 1567, it is set in Venice’s Italian setting and marriage plot and Shakespeare first great heroine and the unforgettable villain Shylock elevate this play to a new level. The basic plot outline with the characters of the merchant, poor suitor, fair lady and a villainous Jew. Jews in Shakespeare’s England would have been familiar with portrayals of Jews as villains and main source of mockery. The comedy plot which allows the audience pity and compassion rather than concern. In Macbeth tells a story of a brave Scottish general who receives a prophecy from the witches that he will one day become the king the Scotland. Macbeth was most likely written in 1606 in the reign of James 1. James was a patron of Shakespeare acting company and he wrote under James reign. Macbeth focuses on a figure from Scottish history. The larger sense in a theme of bad versus of Macbeth and Duncan would have resonated at the royal court where James would have been busy developing his English version of the theory of divine right. Macbeth has shocked and fascinated the audience for nearly 400 hundred years. Shakespeare crafts the main roles characters Shylock and Macbeth and how their tone of voice changes as they approach towards their deed. Both these characters have committed as deed which shifts the theme of the play and leads into a turning point which indicates how their tone of voice encourages the audience to respond and react towards their deed. The bloodthirsty tale of ambition and witchcraft will go in order to get what we
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