scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 457
Over the course of the playwright Macbeth the main character Macbeth has his characteristics change full circle He starts out as a noble warrior who would give up his life to protect and serve his people and king but soon afterwards greed and jealousy take him over turning him into a heartless soul who will stop at nothing to achieve what he wants This transformation becomes evident over a series of quotes seen in the play demonstrating his drastic change from high morals and righteousness to the ignorance and evil he ultimately becomes The service and loyalty I owe in doing it pays itself Your Highnessour duties are to your throne which do but what they should by doing every thing safe toward your love and honor This quote is taken from Macbeth speaking to the king shortly after being named Thane of Cawdor and coming back to a country as a war hero This shows a great sense of nobility and respect for his king and country that would not last much longer He also shows pride in his accomplishments and saying his service and loyalty require no rewards from the king Not too long after Macbeth talks to his wife about the possibility of him becoming the king and things start popping into his head such as the murder of King Duncan which he considers here talking to himself If the assassination could trammel up the consequence and catch with his surcease success basically this is showing hes seriously considering the assassination of the king whom he so boldly served just days before These ill thoughts were brought upon by his wife and ultimately spawned his corruption and destruction This next quote shows him cracking up during a party which couldnt be worse timing he says Thou canst not say I did it Never shake thy gory locks at me which at first sounds like a
@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