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Essay | The Tragic Hero, Macbeth

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of The Tragic Hero, Macbeth.
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The Tragic Hero, Macbeth

Summary: Explores the William Shakespeare tragedy, Macbeth. Analyzes Macbeth as a tragic hero. Reviews the changes Macbeth goes through. Relates the changes to life as a modern teenager.
Macbeth, the tragic hero in Shakespeare's Macbeth, is clearly the ambitious villain in the drama. Macbeth's insecurity with his own manliness gets so carried away, that it leads to the murder of King Duncan and his supporters, and Macbeth's own demise.

Macbeth's character progressed through the drama, starting as an ambitious, insecure, yet promising individual for King Duncan, and the entire country of Scotland. He is recently appointed to the position of Thane of Cawdor, and is given recognition for his bravery on the battlefield. It is first the witches' prophecies that taint Macbeth's mind with the desire for power. This prediction is the root of all of Macbeth's evil. After their prediction that Macbeth will become Thane of Cawdor comes true, Macbeth sees no reason why he should not believe the witches other prophecies. It is not long before he allows himself to consider regicide...

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This section contains 837 words
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Purchase our Student Essay on The Tragic Hero, Macbeth
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