Macbeth Essay | A Modern Day Macbeth

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A Modern Day Macbeth

Summary: Shakespeare's plays are timeless in that the characters he created in the past hold relevancy to this day and will in the future.
During the beginning of the play Macbeth possessed many good qualities that he would abandon later in the novel. In Macbeth's pursuit for success he became traitorous and violent. Many people throughout history have gained success in same evil ways Macbeth did in Elizabethan times. The person who I feel mirrored Macbeth the most in his pursuit for power is Joseph Stalin. Both Stalin and Macbeth relied on violence and deceit in order to gain power.

Macbeth and Stalin were not always the evil tyrants the came to be. In the beginning of the play Macbeth is the Thane of Glamis, a noble man. The thought of him becoming king was preposterous until he received the prophecy from the witches. Before and on upon hearing the prophecy Macbeth keeps a humble attitude. Just like Macbeth, Stalin also had humble beginnings. Stalin was sent to seminary school...

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