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Essay | Feasting and Macbeth

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Feasting and Macbeth

Summary: Examines the importance of feasting in Shakespeare's tragic play, Macbeth. Describes how although Macbeth attempts to project a climate of order - social, political, and moral - at the banquet, in reality the scene reveals a decided lack of order in both Macbeth and in the kingdom he has created.
Throughout history and over time feasting has been a sign of friendship and celebration. The banquet scene in Shakespeare's Macbeth brings meaning and clarification to the play. Although Macbeth's attempts to project a climate of order- social, political, and moral- at this banquet, in reality the scene reveals a decided lack of order in both Macbeth and in the kingdom he has created.

During the banquet Macbeth is disturbed by the presence of Banquo's ghost. This presence simultaneously brings out the high and low points of his kingship. This event takes place when all the people still thought highly of him and he is well. Macbeth shows that people thinks he's well by saying, "I had else been perfect; whole as the marble, founded as the rock, As broad and general as the casing air." When the 1st murderer appears Macbeth's calmness goes away and his fear...

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This section contains 689 words
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