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Macbeth's Transformation into Madness and Evil

Summary: A description of the shocking role reversal that Macbeth undergoes in William Shakespeare's "Macbeth." Macbeth appears to be a strong military leader, then is revealed as being weak and easily manipulated. He then descends into become a murderous madman.
In William Shakespeare's Macbeth, we experience a completely different Macbeth at the beginning of the play, than we do as the play proceeds. Shakespeare's character, Macbeth, is a perfect example of portraying a dramatic role reversal. We see a man that at first cannot even stand up for himself. A man who the next day murders two servants, and later his best friend. A man who turns into a psychopath; screaming at a ghost during a royal banquet. And then finally, a man so heartless, he is able to kill a woman and her helpless child. Shakespeare's use of this role reversal is a shock to any reader, but helpful and necessary to the completion of his plot.

The play begins portraying Macbeth as a heroic figure that defeated three armies. He appears as a strong and determined character. Other characters in the play...

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