Macbeth Essay | The Three Great Crimes of Macbeth

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The Three Great Crimes of Macbeth

Summary: William Shakespeare's character of Macbeth is a good person who succumbs to evil by giving in to his ambition for power. He betrays his country, friends and himself in his actions, ironically gaining the power he desired by losing everything else.
In the Shakespearean play, Macbeth, the main character fit's the definition of a tragic hero: A tragic hero has the potential for greatness but is doomed to fail. He is trapped in a situation where he cannot win and makes some sort of tragic flaw, and this causes his fall from greatness. William Shakespeare portrays the mental deterioration of a king in his play. Throughout the play the main protagonist, Macbeth constantly battles with his own conscience and his own ambition for power and greed. Macbeth is responsible for his own defeat because of his unwillingness to listen to his conscience. He tries to resist the urge to give into this evilness, however, in the end he has committed three great crimes, to his country, his friends, and eventually himself.

Although, initially Macbeth knows the difference between good and evil and tries to resist...

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