Macbeth Essay | The Madness of Macbeth

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The Madness of Macbeth

Summary: Discusses Macbeth, a play by William Shakespeare. Analyzes the evolution of the title character and his descent into madness. Examines the factors leading to Macbeth's downfall.
In 1606, Shakespeare wrote his shortest yet most dramatic play, Macbeth. This play was based on the true story of a corrupted nobleman who betrays all that is good in order to become the king of Scotland. This once respectable man, who the play is named after, brutally eliminates any and every obstacle that stands in the way of his success. During the course of his actions, Macbeth is not only destroying everything blocking his path, he is also slowly destroying himself. With each act, he becomes more and more mentally troubled. Macbeth's mental deterioration throughout the play can be blamed on his guilt from wrongful actions, his overpowering ambition to become king, great amounts of pressure to succeed, and an always-strengthening grip of evil.

Macbeth's evil actions throw him into a violent downward spiral of guilt and anger. Inside Macbeth there is still some good that...

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