in fact leads him to Duncans chamber. Macbeth / Macbeth-Aristotelian Trajedy Kim Blair Per.5 Interpretive Test Macbeth-Aristotelian Tragedy? At this point, Macbeth knows the sufferings he had to endure while murdering Duncan with his own hands. Macbeths only acknowledgments of conscience are reflected in the haste imposed upon the decision and in his failure to commit the deed himself. Guilt leads to death and destruction and is present throughout Macbeth. I presume that the answer lies on the way the hero leads us in his world and how he confronts his weakness, the evolution or perhaps degeneration of his perspective of evil and good and, of course, his perspective of what is free will and.
Essays on macbeth's conscience
Macbeths process of discovering his own fear and confronting it comes to a resolution at the end of the play. His fear will appear this time after the deed with the apparition of the ghost of Banquo at the banquet. Included in the influences on Macbeth was certainly that of his evil wife; Lady Macbeth (who may have not have been so evil, as she too began to show signs of guilt in the end). She begins to come down the hall and the doctor says How came she by that light?(Act V, scene i,.22). He knew that her willpower was much stronger then his and knew that if she couldn't handle it then soon neither would. After the second series of prophecies of the witches, Macbeth is more than ever committed to his dark desires for ambition and power. The process of this first crime is almost finished, his fears have already been controlled, and his conscience almost overpowered. In the beginning of this Shakespearean classic tragedy, Macbeth shows the qualities of a good and noble man. She says Come, thick night, and pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hell, that my keen knife see not the wound it makes, not heaven peep through the blanket of the dark, to cry Hold, hold! When he gets home the king names him thane of Cawdor and after he tells his wife about the witches predictions she persuades him to kill Duncan and blame it on the guards.