Macbeth Essay | Conscience

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Conscience

Summary: Shakespeare's Macbeth tells a story of one mans greed for power and his fall to nothing because of it. Every human has a conscience, yet it can vary from person to person. A conscience enables people to determine the difference between right and wrong. This essay looks at the effects of conscience on Macbeth and Lady Macbeth as their actions lead them through progressively more complicated and serious circumstances - innocence, the death of Duncan, the death of Banquo.
Shakespeare's Macbeth tells a story of one mans greed for power and his fall to nothing because of it. Every human has a conscience, yet it can vary from person to person. A conscience enables people to determine the difference between right and wrong. This essay looks at the effects of conscience on Macbeth and Lady Macbeth as their actions lead them through progressively more complicated and serious circumstances - innocence, the death of Duncan, the death of Banquo.

Macbeth was a brave soldier who was rewarded for his courage and received the title `Thane of Cowdor.' The witches tell both Macbeth and Banquo of strange prophecies which get Macbeth thinking. They claim that Macbeth will become king, and he will be a great king. They also claim that Banquo will not have as much fame as Macbeth but his conscience will be free, unlike Macbeth's. "Thou shalt...

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