William Shakespeare, the greatest writer of his time and has published several amazing plays which consist of; Romeo and Juliet, twelfth night, Macbeth and many more. He introduced countless different themes that which can be deeply explored. In Macbeth, the main character Macbeth, freely chooses to kill King Duncan in response to his own deepest desires. In this essay, I will speak about the important details about my argument including quotes, points, proofs, and explanation.
As Macbeth meets with the witches, he is surprised with the prophecies that have been told to him about him being thane, and king of Scotland. Macbeth urgently wants to become king but does not know how to achieve it. The quote "My thought, whose murder yet is but fantastical, Shakes so my single state of manThat function is smother'd in surmise, and nothing is but what is not" (I, iii)explains how Macbeth in the past, he has thought of killing Duncan but didn't have enough courage to do so. Once he heard the prophecies and how true they were as he became thane of Cawdor which was also a prophecies given by the witches, Macbeth…show more content… Macbeth says "who where our health but sickly in his life, which in his death where perfect"(III, i) to try to get both of the murderers to kill Banquo so Macbeth can move forward with his life. Macbeth wants Banquo out of his life as Macbeth does not feel safe as long as Banquo is alive, but Macbeth would feel safe if Banquo was dead as Banquo is getting really suspicious about Macbeth and how he killed king Duncan. Also, Macbeth and the two murderers had a true passion of hating Banquo as Macbeth says "both of you know Banquo was your enemy"(III, I) and the murderers responded saying "true, my lord"(III, i). This shows that the murderers and Macbeth himself would not hesitate to Banquo's