Macbeth Essay | Macbeth: the Serpent and the Flower

This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of Macbeth.
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Macbeth: the Serpent and the Flower

Summary: Essay is about Shakespeare's "Macbeth." Shows how everyone has the capacity to do good as well as to do evil and how greed can be the death of you.

Everyone has the capacity to do good as well as the capacity to evil. It just matters what one chooses to do. At the start of Macbeth it is easy to see that Macbeth is advocating his ability to do well. But greed pushes Macbeth over the line and into his more evil and deceptive capabilities. As Macbeth's lust for power grows stronger, his serpent-like nature reveals itself and destroys his relationships with his friends as well as himself. His relationships with King Duncan, Banquo, and ironically Lady Macbeth are of the more significant ones.

When Macbeth is named Thane of Cawdor and listens to the witches prediction of his rise to the throne he cannot help but feel a bit anxious. "If chance will have me King, why, chance / may crown me" (1.2. ). Macbeth, saying this aside, facades his eagerness to gain the throne...

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