THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH. Theme Universal ideas examined in a literary work. Ambition and it’s potential to lead to corruption The power of manipulation The difference between kingship and tyranny. Synopsis.
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The play takes place in eleventh century Scotland and England in which Macbeth (the protagonist) struggles between right and wrong (internal conflict)as he pursues the crown. His ambition, however, leads to death and destruction.
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Macduff goes to Macbeth’s castle saying that Duncan asked to see him early that morning. As Macduff enters the king’s chamber, he shouts the king has been murdered. Lady Macbeth expresses her horror & chaos ensues. Malcolm and Donalbain (King’s sons) are told that their father has been killed, most likely by his chamberlains, who were found with bloody daggers. Macbeth says he has killed the chamberlains in a rage of anger. The king’s sons realize they aren’t safe, since the killer will probably go after them next. They flee.