Macbeths Changes in Macbeth Essay

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In Macbeth, Macbeth’s moods and feelings change throughout act 1 to 3. In the start of the book Macbeth is described as a “valiant” soldier by the king for defeating the armies in the battle with Banquo. Another quote that describes Macbeths bravery as a soldier is “For brave Macbeth, well he deserves that name, disdaining fortune” this quote is said by the sergeant he is saying he deserves that name because he was brave in battle and he is also not afraid danger in battle showing that he is gallant and fearless. At the end of scene 1 Duncan says “Macbeth hath won” this is displaying his bravery of defeating the 2 sides in battle with Banquo, also he has just been given the Thane of Cawdor’s titile as he was a traitor in battle. In act 1 scene 3 all three witches come to Banquo and Macbeth and speak to Macbeth and say “all hail Macbeth” and each witch give Macbeth a different prophecy, “hail to thee, Thane of Glamis”, “hail to thee, Thane of Cawdor” and “that shalt be King hereafter” each witch is getting into Macbeths mind and is almost giving him an aim of what he it become, specifically the third witch that predicts he will become King, he is wondering how he will become King when he isn’t even a higher Thane. Later the witches say that Banquo’s children will be king but not Banquo, this makes Macbeth jealous that they may become king before him, therefore not giving him a chance. Macbeth is talking to Angus and Ross once the witches left he says “why do you dress me in borrowed robes” Macbeth is secretly happy about this as it means that he is receiving the title Thane of Cawdor, but on the outside he was acting confused, this is very deceptive of Macbeth for hiding his true thoughts and feeling on the matter. Once the witches left Macbeth says to Banquo a very jealous quote “your children shall be kings” Macbeth is very jealous that Banquo’s children will be
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