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How Macbeth Relates to Modern Events and Truths

Summary: Explores how Shakespeare's novel, Macbeth, holds certain timeless truths about human nature and links them to contemporary events.


Often times, novels writing about past events, fact or fiction, present situations and concepts that hold true throughout time. Shakespeare's novels were rich in human nature and realistic politics. Through his novel, Macbeth, many modern-day events can be compared. Shakespeare's Macbeth holds timeless truths about human nature and the political events spurred by it.

The murder of Duncan would not have been possible without Macbeth's faith in the supernatural Witches; the same can be said for the conquering of the Aztecs in 1530. The belief in the paranormal allowed Macbeth to trust his rightful place as king, a political position not lawfully attainable while the king had blood heirs. The Aztecs revered Quetzalcoatl, their god of death and night. Quetzalcoatl was described as light-skinned and bearded; legend had it that he would return in a certain year. Thus, when the light-skinned and bearded...

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