Macbeth Essay | Macbeth: Enticed to Kill

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Macbeth.
This section contains 698 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on Macbeth: Enticed to Kill

Macbeth: Enticed to Kill

Summary: Explores the William Shakespeare tragedy, Macbeth. Analyzes the character of Lady Macbeth and examines how she manipulates Macbeth to kill King Duncan. Describes the literary style in her speech.
Macbeth is rising in power. A prediction that he would rise to Thane of Cawdor has come into existence. Now the three same witches predict that if he kills King Duncan, then Macbeth will inherit the throne. The time and place where Macbeth can take action have become suitable, yet he is having second thoughts about committing murder. In this speech from Shakespeare' s Macbeth, Lady Macbeth pressures Macbeth to kill King Duncan, by insulting Macbeth's manliness, by renouncing her own femininity, and by using figurative language.

Lady Macbeth attempts to motivate Macbeth to kill by insulting his manliness. Macbeth is certain that the witches' prediction was true. When he reveals his plans to Lady Macbeth, she felt he "were a man." To have such high aspirations for himself, pleased Lady Macbeth. She was also delight at the position she would obtain. Yet if Macbeth would...

(read more)

This section contains 698 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Student Essay on Macbeth: Enticed to Kill
Copyrights
BookRags Student Essays
Macbeth: Enticed to Kill from BookRags Student Essays. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.