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Macbeth Essay

  • Submitted by: prettyboy123
  • on February 26, 2011
  • Category: English
  • Length: 276 words

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English essay part 1

Macbeth and banquo defeat the armies. After the battle they encounter witches. The witches cast a spell that Macbeth will be king but then they also cast a spell that Macbeth's   best friend banquo's will have a line of king family . Macbeth and Banquo leave the witches then some of King Duncan’s men come to thank the two men for their victories in battle and to tell Macbeth that he has   been named thane of Cawdor by kind Duncan. But Macbeth now thinks that he will become king because of the spell the witches castes. King duncan and macbeth both dine together at macbeths castle. Macbeth tells his wife lady Macbeth about the spell the witches cast . Lady Macbeth wants her husband to be king so badly so she convinces him to kill king Duncan that night in order to get the leadership. When the king falls asleep Macbeth stabs him to death and blames it on the guards. And also kills the guards with the knife in there hands. After macbeth commited these murders his head doesnt think right and wants to kill banquo because of the spell the wicthes cast for him which was he will have a line of king family .   His way of thinking now is that he doesnt want no one to be a leader except him . So without hesitation he sends guards to murder banquo and his son. They kill banquo but his son fleance escapes. He still wont feel comfortable if fleance is not dead . But pretty much all this killing he done leads him to his leadership and obtain power.

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