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Evil in "Macbeth"

Summary: Essay describes how Macbeth was evil from the beginning of the play "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare.
In the very first scene of the play "Macbeth" by William Shakespeare evil is introduced. The act opens with thunder, lightning and the three witches, which sets the mood of evil throughout the play. They reveal that Macbeth is evil before he even is introduced. "Upon the health/there to meet with Macbeth." And he is associated with "Fair is foul, and foul is fair." The denotation of evil is morally bad or wrong; wicked. Macbeth was wrong in killing Duncan, nonetheless he continued with his killing streak and murdered Banquo and Macduf's family.

Macbeth is evil throughout the play. At first the witches prove he is linked with evil through their chants and riddles. At the beginning of the play Macbeth is introduced as loyal and valiant. " O valiant cousin, worthy gentleman." But really he is evil, he was in battle killing innocent lives. "Unseamed him...

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