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Essay | Macbeth - Tragic Hero

This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of Macbeth.
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Macbeth - Tragic Hero

Summary: A tragic hero has the potential for greatness, as they are highly respected by their peers, through notability, and great deeds, but are doomed to fail, through errors in judgement. They are trapped in a situation where they cannot win, and their fall from grace is caused by a tragic flaw, hidden beneath their pride. They eventually realise they have made an irreversible mistake, and finally meet a tragic death. This describes Macbeth perfectly as I will explain in my speech.
"Fair is foul, foul is fair. Hover through the fog and filthy air." Act One Scene 1 Lines 11-12.

A tragic hero has the potential for greatness, as they are highly respected by their peers, through notability, and great deeds, but are doomed to fail, through errors in judgement. They are trapped in a situation where they cannot win, and their fall from grace is caused by a tragic flaw, hidden beneath their pride. They eventually realise they have made an irreversible mistake, and finally meet a tragic death. This describes Macbeth perfectly as I will explain in my speech.

In the beginning of the play, you are greeted by a man on a horse with a bloody face, perceiving a fierce battle commenting of Macbeth's valiant, brave fighting

"For brave Macbeth (well he deserves that name) disdaining fortune, with his brandished steel, which smoke with bloody...

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This section contains 1,085 words
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