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What is a perfect human Human perfection may be measured by physical ability or intellectual achievement however it may also be measured by strength of character and in this realm humans may often fall short Weakness of character shown through various character flaws causes most of the hardships in life Literature such as Shakespeares Macbeth and Alison Walkers The Color Purple contain three levels of characters setting characters secondary characters and the main character Combined these three all contribute character flaws which leads to the novel or plays ultimate tragedyThe setting character appears in the beginning of a piece of literature to give one a feel and sense of how the piece will reach out to the reader King Duncan sets the atmosphere in Macbeth when we see different characters take advantage of his character flaw naivete Immediately we begin to see some of the major themes such as betrayal and manipulation and know what direction the play will take King Duncans naivete is first shown when we find out that the former Thane of Cawdor has betrayed King Duncan and that he did not have any idea of it This incident then prepares us for King Duncans meeting with Lady Macbeth where Lady Macbeth deceives King Duncan We know Lady Macbeth is not loyal yet he considers her his honourd hostessWhich still he thanks and loves I vi 9-12 Once again when naive King Duncan puts his trust into the hands of disloyal Macbeth by making him Thane of Cowdar the atmosphere and plot advances by making Macbeths future plans possible Celies mother in the beginning of the novel The Color Purple is a very small but effective setting character Her character flaw was irresponsible parenting because she did not protect her daughter With this lack of protection Celie did not have any female role models when she was growing up Therefore Celie was not able to become knowledgeable about life and have good
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