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Macbeth, How Evil Works

Summary: Examines the tragic play, Macbeth, by William Shakespeare. Explores the way evil is used in this play by investigating various characters and describing their deception. Concludes that Shakespeare tries to tell us that power comes to those who are ruthless and adopt evil means to accomplish their wishes.
In this critical evaluation of media I will scrutinise the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare. I intend to examine the way evil is used in this play by investigating various characters and how evil works through deception. I will show how characters that understand this act accordingly and survive and also explore the many themes of Macbeth.

In act one scene one Macbeth establishes a mood of evil, in doing so he also establishes one of the major themes of the play "Fair is foul, and foul is fair." This line indicates that there will be a reversal of natural order. Good will be recognized as evil and vice versa. This theme is consistent throughout the play and plays a crucial part in the survival of some characters.

At the start of the play we are told that Duncan has been betrayed by the Thane of...

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