Taking a closer look at the characters Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, there is a noticeable difference in each of these characters’ analysis of being wicked.
Thus concluding, that Macbeth displays a more wicked character than Lady Macbeth does because he lacks emotional suffering, he becomes that which he originally suppressed, and because he carries a paranoia around him that is distinctively malicious...
When the Apparition's show Macbeth what is about to come he
believes them for a second time without thinking of their hidden meanings.
From Macbeth believing the Witches and visiting them for a second time we
can assume that Macbeth is a very superstitious man.
Macbeth's character is changing throughout the whole play. He was
a leader just like Ducan until the Witches and their prophecies came
crashing down on him as if they were the gods themselves. When the
aftermath had stooped Macbeth became one with the dark side. But through
all of this he was still a sane warrior to the end.
Here's what we think really happenedwith Macbeth and the other characters.In a barbaric era, population pressuresmade war and even the slaughter of one community by another a fact of life.
Shakespeare might have wanted a villainous character in these times as James I profoundly believed in the Divine Right of Kings which has no importance to Macbeth who fits many archetypes of a tragic hero in the sense he never backs down and is strong until the end.
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Freud wrote onMacbeth -- a humane essay by the great (if flawed) psychiatrist -- but I cannotfind his remarks online.
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A Character Analysis of Macbeth in Shakespeare's Macbeth
By the end of Act V scene v it is clear that Macbeth is not going
to rule his kingdom much longer. He is to be killed by a "man none of
woman born" (IV,i,80) who we find out latter in the play is Macduff.
Before Macbeth is to be killed we find out that he is a great warrior, a
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In Act I scene ii we find out that Macbeth is a great warrior. We
start the scene off from a sergeants account of the fighting against the
enemy's of the king and Macbeth.
For brave Macbeth-well he deserves that
name,-disdaining fortune, with his
brandish'd steel, which smok'd with
From this we can tell that Macbeth fought bravely and through unbeatable
odds against Macdonwald's army. It also tells us that Macbeth can handle a
sword like it was an extension of his own body. The sergeant also tells
As cannons overcharg'd with double cracks;
So they doubly redoubled strokes upon the
From this we can tell that he was a relentless and courageous fighter and
would not stop until he had won. He is such a fearless fighter that the
day would be remembered for centuries to come the sergeant says: "Or
memorize another Golgotha," this tells us that Macbeth would have gone
down in the books as Scotland's heroic warrior. Macbeth had two glorious
battles both of which he had won.
William III told a manwho asked for his touch, "May God give you better health and better sense.")Some people will decide that the Macbeths are victims of supernaturalforces beyond anybody's control.