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William Shakespeares Macbeth is a play in which a man by the name of Macbeth who is presented as a mature man with an uncertain character At the beginning of the story Macbeths character was a character with strong morals As the play went on though Macbeths morality lessened immensely After killing Duncan he was very paranoid and feared the consequences that would arise He knew what he had done wrong In comparing Duncans murder with his best friend Banquos murder He was much more relaxed after Banquos death His character shifted throughout the play Macbeth at this point did anything to keep his crown even so far as to getting killed for it I think that some sort of anatomy of evil was responsible for Macbeths as well as other characters wrongdoings in the story Each character in the story had to either fight it or give into it In Macbeths case he fought it and lost and therefore gave into it The play makes several points about the nature of evil One point it makes is that evil is not normal in human nature Macbeth and Lady Macbeth have to sort of trick themselves into murdering Duncan First Lady Macbeth has to beg evil spirits to tear all human feeling from her spirits That tend on mortal thoughts Act I Scene V Lines 41-42 Stop up th accessand passage to remorse That no compunctious visitings of nature Shake my fell purposeAct I Scene V Lines 45-47 and then she has to make Macbeth ignore his own conscience Yet do I fear thy nature It is too full o th milk of human kindness To catch the nearest way Act I Scene V Lines 17-19 Once she has seen her husbands ambition has been inflamed she is willing to risk anything to help him get the crown It was as if she were taking her heart out to make her husband
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