Macbeth Tomorrow Soliloquy Essay

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Macbeth, a once great and mighty warrior, meets a tragic end. After committing the murder of the king his life is filled with emotional turmoil. He changed, became an evil man. Macbeth had become a ruthless killer, a tyrant. By the end of act 5, he has lost his wife, his friends, and will soon lose his kingdom. Everything he had he lost due to the course his life took. A tragic end to a tragic hero. The last time he speaks is in a famous speech. In the Tomorrow Soliloquy, Macbeth reflects on the mistakes and turnouts of his life. One of the big ideas is that life is meaningless unless well lived. He is at the end of his life. His rule has come to an end and he knows that he will not only lose the crown but he will possibly die as well. He reflects on the choices he has made. Killing the king, killing his best friend Banquo, and losing what he had. In act 5, scene 5, lines 24-26, Macbeth says, “Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and…show more content…
Up until the murder of Duncan, Macbeth lived a good and prosperous life as a warrior and the Thane of Glams. Then he turned down an evil path. He took the life of the king, and not just a king, but a good king. Duncan was under Macbeth’s roof, as well as being a kinsman to Macbeth. So killing Duncan was wrong for many reasons. Then Macbeth would go on to kill Banquo, his best friend, as well as Banquo’s son, Fleance. Just when it seems as though it couldn’t get any worse he sends murderers to kill the entire family of MacDuff and now, at this point in the play, his actions have caught up with him. All of his servants are leaving, his wife is dead, the evil prophesies of walking trees becoming true, and Macbeth knows it. His evil deeds have encompassed him. He says in Act 5, Scene 5, Lines 19-21, “Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow, creeps in this petty pace from day to day to the last syllable of recorded

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