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The Moral Corruption of Shakespeare's Macbeth

Summary: Describes how moral corruption brings about the downfal of William Shakespeare's character Macbeth.
Corruption, sin and despair lead to further evil as well as the degrading of a man's honour and soul. In William Shakespeare's Macbeth, the title character changes from being a noble, respectful man into a ruthless, shameful tyrant. Macbeth is first seen as a widely appreciated and honoured general. He even gets gratitude from the King himself for his valour and loyalty: "O worthiest cousin!.. would thou hadst less deserved; that the proportion both of thanks and payment might have been mine! Only I have left to say, more is thy due than more than I can pay" (I, iv, 17-24). The King is so grateful to Macbeth that he goes against his own stature to pay respect. This is the highest honour a man could possibly receive during the Elizabethan times. Macbeth has a high esteem towards the king because he responds to...

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