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Men of Respect Vs Macbeth

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My english IV class finally finished the oh so wonderful play Macbeth by William Shakespeare. I know that my class will always remember this play because you mother always made us listen and pay attention no matter how boring it got. Until we watch a little movie that help us better understand Macbeth. Men of Respect like you have mention I wouldn't have made it through Macbeth till we got through Men of Respect. Of corse every teacher knows that every student loves Shakespeare and loves reading, while the truth is that we dread reading and listing to it.

      In 1991, William Shakespeare created a  great play called Macbeth. This was the first play to be preformed, and at times it was hard to keep up with the language and understand what they were talking about. Dating back everything had a plot and a reason why some things happen. In Macbeth main theme is his destruction when ambition goes unchecked by moral constraints. Macbeth is a courageous Scottish general who is not naturally inclined to commit evil deeds, yet he deeply desires power and advancement. He kills Duncan against his better judgment. Afterward stews in guilt and paranoia with seeing ghost's and daggers before him. A back and fourth battle of trying to keep sane. Macbeth toward the end of the play he descends into a kind of frantic, boastful madness. Lady Macbeth, on the other hand, pursues her goals with determination, yet she is less capable of withstanding her immoral acts. She spurs her husband mercilessly to kill Duncan and urges him to be strong in the murder's aftermath but she is eventually driven to distraction by the effect of Macbeth's repeated bloodshed on her conscience. She starts to go a little crazy by sleep walking which leads to her death. However, no one knows how. The problem, is the only way to be successful in rule and conquer is  to use violence to further one's quest for power, it is difficult to stop. There's always loops to get  to the throne like Banquo, Fleance, Macduff, Malcolm, but always worth the killing to achieve power in one's ruling. With people going to seek help from the witches that create these drinks that help them not going crazy with groups of people being sent to kill others family's to bring them down with rape and killings are all part of Shakespeare language. In the end of the play comes the best part. On the battlefield, Macbeth encounters the vengeful Macduff, who declares that he was not "of woman born" but was instead "untimely ripped" from his mother's womb There was the reason why he was able to kill him because he was a C-section baby.Though he realizes that he is doomed, Macbeth continues to fight until Macduff kills and beheads him. Malcolm, now the King of Scotland, declares his benevolent intentions for the country and invites all to see him crowned at Scone. A great play if you are able to keep up with all what's going on but in for


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