Macbeth Essay | Themes in "Macbeth"

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Themes in "Macbeth"

Summary: A analysis of the themes in Shakespeare's "Macbeth."
Shakespeare's Macbeth was based on true fact. King Duncan reigned until his death in 1040, at the hands of Macbeth, his succeeded king. King Malcolm then murdered Macbeth in 1057 to earn the throne. Shakespeare took historical occurrences and applied a storyline to them to produce his play Macbeth. He used a number of themes to present his story. The three most prominent themes conveyed throughout Shakespeare's Macbeth are that of order, fear, and betrayal.

The theme of order was possibly the most significant throughout Macbeth. The "Great Chain of Being" follows an order of power. The order proceeds as God, angels, the king, nobles, middle class, peasants, and finally serfs. If you disrupt part of the order, things will start going wrong. Macbeth, with the help of Lady Macbeth, murdered King Duncan to succeed his throne. Thus disrupting the order, and resulting in problems. Daytime becomes dark, "By...

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