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    Lucifer better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven

    Macbeth sees the ghost of Banquo as he killed him. In the play, Macbeth sees the ghost of Banquo, who warns him of the consequences of killing the king. The ghost tells Macbeth that he has been cast out of Scottish society and that they will be hunted down and killed. This is meant to foreshadow theRead more

    Macbeth sees the ghost of Banquo as he killed him. In the play, Macbeth sees the ghost of Banquo, who warns him of the consequences of killing the king. The ghost tells Macbeth that he has been cast out of Scottish society and that they will be hunted down and killed. This is meant to foreshadow their fate, which is indeed fulfilled at the end of the play.

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  1. Lady Macbeth's tragedy lies in her being over-ambitious. Just as the tale of Icarus and Dedalus, Icarus flew too close to the sun despite several warning from his father, resulting in his wax wings getting melt, leading him to downfall. Similarly, Lady Macbeth is also overly ambitious being a loyalRead more

    Lady Macbeth’s tragedy lies in her being over-ambitious. Just as the tale of Icarus and Dedalus, Icarus flew too close to the sun despite several warning from his father, resulting in his wax wings getting melt, leading him to downfall.

    Similarly, Lady Macbeth is also overly ambitious being a loyal and devoted wife whose sole purpose was his husband, King Macbeth’s, hold on to the throne irrespective of how evil and cruel the path may be.

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