English Macbeth

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The Haunting of Macbeth He may have claimed his crown but at what cost? The pure loss of his sanity

Macbeth has suffered as guilt has restraint him. In his subconscious restraints his

people began to believe he was now insane. His eyes were wild, he lacked his

norm of an attractive appearance. As time progressed further he was deeper in the

reminisce of his tasks that were completed in order for him to claim his title. This

has just been through guilty conscience. It is now the night before Banquo’s funeral and as Macbeth had tried to

overcome his fearfulness and become prepared for the events of the following day

he felt a strange presence. All candles in the castle were out but one possessed by

lady Macbeth. As Macbeth came downstairs into the kitchen he felt that presence

become more adamant; however, he chose to continuously ignore this strange

feeling. Upon hearing a grave calling of his name Macbeth made the decision to

turn around where he discovered the ghost of Banquo. He gasped terrified and in

shock. not knowing what action to take he simply fell on his knees and began

apologizing for his sins. He grasped his chest and offered his life in place of

Banquo’s to stop the guilt. Sarah, the head help, heard Macbeth’s plead and ran down the stairs in the direction of Macbeth’s voice.

When she had gotten to him she was in time to catch his body on the floor.

“Forgive me for I am a fraud, I have betrayed my friend for a crown”, Macbeth

began to mumble. Sarah held him close to her chest just enough to hear her

heartbeat. His breath began to slow intertwined with the beats per minute. As she

realized his new tranquil state she began to ask “Sir Macbeth, for what crime do

you possess the need for forgiveness?”…...

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