Macbeth as a Tragedy
Shakespeare’s Macbeth is often considered one of literature’s greatest tragedies and is said to reveal much about human nature. Do you agree or disagree that the play conveys much about humanity or about the human experience? What, if anything, does the work suggest about human beings or society? Support your views with textual details and analysis.
In your response, address how Macbeth’s subject matter, themes, form, or other literary elements might (or might not) be characteristic of tragedy. How do tragic qualities of the play contribute (or not) to the story’s larger message(s)?
Macbeth is one of the most discussed, analyzed, and read plays concerning humanity, human nature, and human experiences (Howell, 2008). Macbeth and his wife are the main characters in the play. The two characters show lust for power and emotions of life. Therefore, I do agree with the statement that Macbeth dwells much on human nature. The main reason for this is because he reveals the gloomy side of human nature such as hunger for power and control, and ambition. Additionally, the play proposes the…
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