Macbeth Essay

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We recommend you several steps to write a good essay about Macbeth. 

The First Step. Reading the Play of William Shakespeare, Macbeth (And Watching at Your Wish Macbeth Film) 

One can’t write a qualitative literary analysis essay without attentive reading the literary work. Even if you have already read the play of William Shakespeare, Macbeth, some time ago, it will be not superfluous to refresh your memory. If you wish, you can also download and watch Macbeth film. It may help you to feel the emotions of the main characters. However, nothing can be better than reading the whole play of William Shakespeare, Macbeth. 

The Second Step. Choosing the Direction of Writing a Macbeth Essay 

To make your essay more original, you have to narrow the topic. The groups of questions below we have prepared for you may be useful for writing a Macbeth essay. 
  1. A killer: to Be Born or to Become? What type of a killer is Macbeth? What is the way of his evolution? 
  2. Ambitions and willingness to have the power: can they be dangerous for the ambitious man and those people who surround him? What is the role of ambitions and willingness to have the power in Macbeth’s life? 
  3. Predictions of our future: what is your attitude to it? Do you believe in fate? Do you agree with the famous statement of Giacomo Casanova “Many events would never have occurred if they had not been predicted'? Prove your own point of view, using the plot of William Shakespeare’s tragedy, “Macbeth'. 
  4. Remorse of the killers: can you give the psychological portraits of Macbeth and his wife? 
  5. Who is the main murderer: Macbeth or Lady Macbeth? Do you agree with the famous European saying: “The man is the head of the family, but the woman is the neck which turns the head in whatever direction she chooses'? Prove your own point of view, using the plot of William Shakespeare’s tragedy, “Macbeth'. Can you answer on the groups of questions above? Choose one of them (or compose your own one) to give a detailed answer for writing your Macbeth essay. The 

Third Step. Writing a Macbeth Essay 

The First Variant 

Suppose you have chosen the third group of questions (Predictions of our future: what is your attitude to it? Do you believe in fate? Do you agree with the famous statement of Giacomo Casanova “Many events would never have occurred if they had not been predicted'? Prove your own point of view, using the plot of William Shakespeare’s tragedy, “Macbeth') for writing a Macbeth essay. 

You may write something like this in your essay: “I agree with the famous statement of Giacomo Casanova “Many events would never have occurred if they had not been predicted'. If unfortunate Macbeth hadn’t heard the predictions of three witches, he would not have informed his wife about it. If he hadn’t informed Lady Macbeth about it, she would not have encouraged him to murder the King. If Lady Macbeth hadn’t encouraged him to murder the King, he would not committed this crime. If Macbeth hadn’t commit this crime, he would not become a King (as it had been predicted by three witches)…' 

The Second Variant 

Suppose your choice is the fifth group of questions (Who is the main murderer: Macbeth or Lady Macbeth? Do you agree with the famous European saying: “The man is the head of the family, but the woman is the neck which turns the head in whatever direction she chooses'? Prove your own point of view, using the plot of William Shakespeare’s tragedy, “Macbeth'). 

In this case you may write something like this in your essay: “The main murderer of the King is not Macbeth, but his wife. It is true, that the man is the head of the family, but the woman is the neck and she turns the head in whatever direction she chooses. Macbeth is an ambivalent character. There is a struggle between good and evil in his soul. Unfortunately, evil wins because of the influence of Lady Macbeth…' 

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