Changes In Macbeth

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The Maniacs of Macbeth Year, after year you meet new people, you change your habits, and your overall personality changes. Even in the 1600’s people met these traits. In the play Macbeth the characters not only change in personal features, but in mental states as well. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth switch roles throughout the play, Macbeth changes from a self-reserved friendly guy, into Lady Macbeth who is insane and bold. Lady Macbeth changes from her insane and bold character, into a guilty version of Macbeth. These changes were caused by stress, and the predictions of the prophecies. As time goes by appearances and reality changes, people change to conform to society, and the actions you perform, form your appearance. In the beginning of the play, Macbeth is a selfless, reserved character. He devotes his…show more content…
Macbeth conforms from a loyal, dedicated member of society into a self-conceded, and insane leader. Before Macbeth murdered Macduff’s family he said, “The castle of Macduff I will surprise, seize upon Fife, give to th’edge o’th’sword his wife, his babes, and all unfortunate souls that trace him in his line. No boasting like a fool;” (IV.I.165 -169) Macbeth goes crazy at the thought of not having the throne. He sends murders to attack and kill Macduff’s wife and son, as a way of getting Macduff’s attention. Macbeth is no longer loyal to the kingdom, and is making assumptions based off the prophecies. When Macbeth received news of his wife’s death he said, “She should have died hereafter; there would have been a time for such a word. To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow, creeps in this pretty pace from day to day,” (V.V.19-22) Macbeth was no longer a caring husband, he wasn’t the slightest bit shaken by his wife’s death, and believed he did not have time to mourn her. His actions turned his appearance from a loving and caring member of society, into an evil
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