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The Power of Evil in Macbeth

            Evil is an immortal destruction that can harm those that fall victim to it. In Shakespeare's Macbeth, the main characters, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth becomes in evils master plan. Evil causes people to participate in unnatural acts of demolition. Macbeth surrenders to evil because of his fatal flaw and greed which causes him to interrupt the chain of being. The point when Macbeth starts to lie, deceive, and kill at his own will, he loses his sanity. Lady Macbeth fall victim to Macbeth's tragic flaw, and begins to desire for power herself. Further in to the story, it's evident that their guilt will pursue them for the rest of their lives. The fortuitous happenstance of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth emphasize that being a servant of evil is to validate our own need for structure and discipline amongst mankind. .
             By exemplifying evil, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth execute irregular actions that further disrupt their humanity. The guilt that they carried weighted on them so heavy that it begun to degrade their wellbeing. Macbeth's culpability causes him to act abnormal in front of his guests, and it bothers him greatly. The consequences of his guilt show when he hallucinates "Take any shape but that and firm my nerves shall never tremble in fear" III.IV.106-107). Once the visions vanish he feels good "Why so, being one. I am a man again Pray you sit still" (III.IV.111-112). Foe the most part he is guiltless, and that motivates him to engage in more crimes. Even though the guilt is not what brings him down, it's a key factor that brings the citizens against him because through his guilt he divulges his wrong doings. Macbeth conveys his guilt to his wife after he returns from slaughtering King Duncan through his hallucinations "I could not say Amen when they did say 'God bless us'." (II.II.38-39) Lady Macbeth hides her guilt till her death, which demonstrates that the immense guilt is what killed her.

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