The Reincarnation Of Macbeth

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Reincarnation of the destruction of Macbeth One often overlooks various variables when dreaming of success and immortality. Macbeth is a tragedy infused play which focuses on a tyranny who becomes a king with the help betrayal towards others. He is also influenced and motivated to do this because of being questioned his manliness by his wife Lady Macbeth and horrid Prophesies made by witches. He eventually starts murdering people who seem as if the smallest threat. In his lust for power he murders his friend Banquo, Lady Macduff and her children and many more. Eventually Scotland is saved by Macduff, Malcolm (the former king’s son) , Ross and Siward of England. Although both Rupert Goold’s film and William Shakespeare’s play portray Macbeth…show more content…
In the play Macbeth orders the messengers to murder Lady Macduff and all the people close to Macduff that live in Fife for his mental satisfaction of remaining king. After learning Macduff could be a threat to Macbeth =,he says “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....But no more sights!—Where are these gentlemen?/Come, bring me where they are.”(4.1.165-171).In the quote, Macbeth asks for the messenger after deciding to slaughter Macduff’s family which clearly indicates the murder will be committed by the messengers Macbeth has ordered to call upon. As well, the slaughter ordered by Macbeth still leaves some room for the audience feel sympathy for Macbeth because the thought that he could have done worse occurs to one’s mind. On the contrary, the movie leaves no room for a sliver of pity towards Macbeth from the audience. For example, Macbeth himself goes to murder Macduff’s entire family with his messengers, he has a shameless smile on his face which indicates he has no regret for what he is doing. This event change is mood changing for the audience. By murdering the family himself Macbeth crosses all lines of the greatest devils in one’s mind. This event makes Macbeth seem as treacherous as Adolf…show more content…
Although Macbeth has committed unforgivable crimes in the play, he is still hostile and mindful of his thanes. He doesn’t play with them as if they are dolls set up for entertainment.-“ worthy friends/I have a strange infirmity, which is nothing/ to those that know me. Come, love and health to all” (3.4.103-105). At the banquet held for Macbeth becoming king, Macbeth confirms with the guests he fake disease for their social conformity. However, in the movie Macbeth is shameless and ruthless towards others. For instance, during the same banquet scene in the movie, Macbeth makes everyone get scared every moment they are there. Moreover, he bullies his regents and has a mortifying attitude towards them. Macbeth seems as if he has a gun behind everyone’s back to make them smile at him. As a result, the audience observe Macbeth’s lack of guilt and misery. He enjoys bullying which make the audience feel no compassion for him, whereas in the play the audience commend the fact that at least he is sugar coated in front of

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