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The Role of anger and fear in Macbeth On a level of human hostility the play Macbeth focuses on Macbeths savage and insane rise to the top The murder of King Duncan his guiltless conscience and his arrogant mentality grows more intense throughout the play Anger is a strong passion or emotion of displeasure or antagonism excited by a real or supposed injury or insult to ones self or others or by the intent to do such injury dictionarycom Anger is an emotion possessed by all mankind its the amount of anger that one possesses that counts Macbeths constant fear of being caught doing his evil deeds fear becomes a motivating factor in the play Macbeths fear of being caught causes him to feel threatened and he becomes angry because he feels like a victim Anger motivates Macbeth to do many things no matter if they are right or wrong because his judgment is blinded by rage In the play Macbeth it was fear turned into rage that was the main motivating factor that influenced the outcome of the play This can be proved by the subsequent murders that followed after Duncans murder Macbeth committed his crimes because he was scared of being caught and for doing all these crimes his fear quickly turns into frustration then anger Macbeth commits sin by murdering King Duncan which is the most unnatural sin you can commit As a result he doesnt want to be found out and becomes fearful of anyone finding out his sins he committed Macbeth becomes angry and hostile to anyone around him The murder of Duncan is a crime so dreadful it starts a chain of reaction of anger These actions are similar to a avalanche one little step starts it off when it starts rolling it slowly gets bigger and more powerful as it collects more snow traveling down the hill it is no longer just snow its an unstoppable force
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