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Macbeth. Final Thoughts: Tragedy, Symbols, and Theme. Tragedy. Tragedy: When the protagonist dies Hamartia: tragic flaw/excess of some character trait that leads to his downfall and the downfall of others

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macbeth
Macbeth

Final Thoughts: Tragedy, Symbols, and Theme

tragedy
Tragedy
  • Tragedy: When the protagonist dies
  • Hamartia: tragic flaw/excess of some character trait that leads to his downfall and the downfall of others
  • Tragic hero: character of high standing who must oppose some conflicting force, either external/internal
  • Macbeth must face the evil forces of the witches who are pitted against him
  • Macbeth’s ambition is his hamartia or tragic flaw
  • Macbeth’s death releases him from life’s burdens
  • His country is released from the disorder and chaos caused by the supernatural influence that has caused Macbeth’s downfall.
symbols in macbeth
Symbols in Macbeth
  • Evil-Witches
  • Disorder-Nature out of balance (horses eating each other/murder of king)
  • Darkness-Scotland remains dark once Duncan is murdered
  • Good-Malcolm, Donalbain
  • Order-The king’s loyal subjects should remain loyal
  • Light-Lady Macbeth’s candle
themes in macbeth
Themes in Macbeth
  • When the natural order is out of balance, then all society becomes disordered
  • Evil deeds beget (cause further) evil deeds
  • One cannot escape the guilt of a purely heinous act such as murder
  • Good ultimately will overcome evil
  • Be cautious of ambition. Too much of it may cause one to cause evil deeds.
  • Friendship and loyalty are better than power and money.
  • Be wary of those that counsel you to commit evil acts.