Since we know evil and suffering is a necessary bi-product of human life, we must acknowledge that evil does exist. This proves problematic as it then brings into question the traditional theist’s view of God. However, no traditional theist would accept Hume’s conclusions because it denies God of His perfection. There are ways of sidestepping this issue such as, atheism, deism and polytheism, but none are accepted by traditional theists, and are therefore not a true solution to the problem. A theodicy is seen as a true solution as it defends God’s nature in the face of evil and suffering.
He wanted to rule his country, a perfectly sane and moral goal. His intentions went sour throughout his journey, however, when he came to the conclusion that in order to control the kingdom, he must kill Duncan, then Banquo along with Fleance, and finally the Macduff family. One would think, if reading just the facts of these murderous plans, that Macbeth is pure of evil intentions and destructive measures. However,
Duncan’s trust on Macbeth gives Macbeth the chance to carry out the murder. It is true that Macbeth’s internal desire and ambition lead to the crime, but Duncan’s trust on Macbeth also provides an important external convenience. Without the trust and Macbeth’s special position, he dared not murder the king, or at least, he would probably fail because of the tight security for king. Not only contributes to the story development, trust also
They both have various similarities and differences and these comparisons say a great deal about both of their characters. Now, a key difference between Banquo and Macbeth is that Macbeth is already obviously a representation of the Machiavellian concept. He is willing to do whatever it takes to get what he wants, in this case, the prestigious title, King. As soon as the three witches give him his prophecy, he is engulfed with the hunger, the desire of power. Due to this unrestrained burst of ambition, Macbeth turns to darkness and he begins to act on his thoughts even though when Banquo asks if he ever thinks about the witches’ prophecy, he denies it all.
In Macbeth, there was a strong theme conveyed that had to with the need for oneself to feel empowered or emotionally the strongest. Macbeth, the tragic hero was overtaken with ambitious thoughts of ruling everything and eventually it was his demise. Needing things in life can go to a certain distance before things go out of hand. Killing people to get what you want in life is not the right way to do things. The theme I have chosen to write about it a man’s will to acquire what he wants is not always worth it in the end.
Macbeth is portrayed as an assertive and strategic warrior. A soldier explains to Duncan and Ross how Macbeth has just defeated an enemy brutally, and the king is impressed, calling him worthy, valiant and noble. These tributes lead us to see Macbeth as a good and patriotic man, loved and loving of his country. 3. Shakespeare has linked scene i and scene ii by having the characters in both scenes discuss a battle and Macbeth.
However, the most incredible of all these passages is found in Act 4, Scene 1, Lines 164-177, where Macbeth contemplates his inner thoughts to himself. Here, Macbeth speaks to time, providing the audience with a more in depth image of its importance. Also, Macbeth’s diction is short and fierce, further pushing the play’s theme of insanity slowly taking over Macbeth’s mind. Lastly, the passage faultlessly illustrates Macbeth’s fatal flaw of ambition slowly ruining his inner being. With these things taken into account, it will be effortless for one to show just how lovely this passage is
In addition, Macbeth’s naivety was also responsible for the tragedies, and his own downfall. He was a literalist, and thus failed to decipher the Weird Sister’s prophecies above the literal sense. The Weird Sister’s words, such as ‘none of woman born shall harm Macbeth,’ were not meant to be taken literally. Macbeth’s inability to read into the hidden meanings was his fatal flaw. It caused him to carelessly believe in his own invincibility, and eventually resulted in his own
A Tragic Hero in one of Shakespears plays are noble men who have a great flaw and because of that flaw goes threw a downfall but in the end they learn a lesson. In the play of Macbeth, Macbeth is a tragic hero. Macbeth is a nobleman with many flaws. One of his most prominent flaws is his over ambition and that he was easy to manipulate. Macbeth was willing to do anything he could in order to be king.
After he hears that he will become king he feels the need to make it come true, even if it means killing Duncan. At this point Macbeth is only toying with the idea of murder, showing that he is not completely corrupted by the witches’ evil ways. Darkness, like a disease, spreads quickly throughout Macbeth; the only cure for the disease is a sound