Grief In Macbeth

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“Give sorrow words; the grief that does not speak knits up the o-er wrought heart and bids it break” (Shakespeare MacBeth). When Shakespeare writes this in the play Macbeth I think of dearth, sorrow, and a broken heart, things that can be repairable. Mr. Shakespeare is an awesome playwright and writer in all genres, but one genre that Shakespeare was extremely talented in was tragedy. The Play “MacBeth” is a great story, but has a very tragic ending. Witches tell Macbeth that he will never be defeated, and in the end he is killed. MacBeth Dies not only because of what the witches have told him, but also because of his actions, his pride, and for his lack of wisdom. MacBeth Dies not only because of what the witches have told him, but…show more content…
During Macbeth's final battle with MacDuff, Macbeth boasts that he has no reason to fear MacDuff, because the witches have told him he can be killed by any man born of a woman, his pride makes him believe that he is invincible to death. The second witch states, "The Power of man, for none of women born shall harm Macbeth"(Shakespeare Act 4). When MacBeth is told this prophecy he believes that he is invincible and no one can defeat him. When Macduff proclaims that he is not born of a woman, but he is of his mother's womb. MacBeth fails to logically process what the witches have told him and instead of changing the prophecy he fulfills…show more content…
Wisdom is the soundness of an action or decision with regard to the application of experience, knowledge, and good judgment. The Third witch in the play "Macbeth" tell Macbeth, "Macbeth shall never be vanquished until Great Birnam Wood to high Dunsinaine Hill shall come against him"(Shakespeare). When Macbeth hears this prophecy, being nonlogical he thinks to himself, "trees cannot move, so I am safe", not critically thinking that Macduff could carve wood from those trees. Macbeth is struck with fear when he learns that the English army is advancing on Dunsinane shielded with boughs cut from Birnam Wood, in fulfillment of the prophecy. Macbeth was the bravest and most skilled of warriors he had wisdom but chose not use his wisdom when the prophecy was told to him. Macbeth chose to use his carnal mind which brought him

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