scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 652
Macbeth A Tragic Hero William Shakespeares play Macbeth is one of Shakespeares greatest plays ever written Macbeth is a tragic hero A tragic hero is a man above the ordinary who due to the unusual circumstances and a flaw in his character suffers a downfall This will be proven through his words and actions and by what others say about him Macbeth is a man above the ordinary in many obvious ways Macbeth was socially above the ordinary because he was the thane of Cawdor and Glamis and became king Macbeths reputation was above the ordinary because he was introduced in the story as a great warrior He was described as being brave pg2 and noble pg6 Macbeth was also above in the ordinary in his relationship with his wife Macbeth and Lady Macbeth plotted to murder the king together They also communicated very well in the beginning Macbeths conscience was above the ordinary because he frequently talked about it at length It took him a long time to kill Duncan because he knew that is was immoral In the beginning Lady Macbeth worried that he didnt have enough ambition to kill Macbeth was above the ordinary socially in his reputation in his relationship with his wife and his conscience Thus Macbeth was a man above the ordinary In Macbeth there are many unusual circumstances The witches prophecies are one of the unusual circumstances All of the witches prophecies occurred Macbeth followed everything in the witches prophecies When the witches spoke it was always thundering and lightning Another unusual circumstance was the fact that Macbeth became king because he murdered the king himself Thus in Macbeth there were many unusual circumstances Macbeth had a flaw in his character he was overly ambitious Macbeth said things such as Weve scotchd the snake not killd it pg 38 Macbeth said that to Lady Macbeth in complete confidence telling her not to worry about
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA