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The Portrayal of Good and Evil in Macbeth

Summary: An explanation of some of the quotes from Macbeth-William Shakespeare
DISCUSS THE PORTRAYAL OF GOOD AND EVIL IN "MACBETH."

The play "Macbeth" was set during a Christian age. At that time everyone believed strongly in heaven and hell. A quote that demonstrates this after Macbeth killed Duncan he says the following in a conversation with his wife "I could not say amen." The reason he could not say amen was because he committed such a terrible deed and he knew that he was going to hell. People went to church every Sunday and at times of religious ceremonies such as baptisms, marriages and burials. When they were not at church they studied the bible during their own time. At the time "Macbeth" was written there was a ruling monarch who was Elizabeth. "Macbeth" was set in Scotland during a very dangerous time, as there were family battles to control land and trade...

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