Macbeth Reflection

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Macbeth Reflection I feel that group three, our group best defended the claim most effectively. Our claim was that the sequence of orders illustrates that as one focuses on attaining his ambitions immorally, their relationships suffer. Our group had many pieces of evidence to support it. for example when Rachel was explaining a quote on page 49 demonstrating that Macbeth and Banquo were friends. She later related this back to the claim saying that Macbeth ended up killing Banquo resulting in the destruction of their relationship. Rachel also had another piece of evidence explaining how Lady Macbeth’s relationships suffer. She explained her piece of evidence and related it back to the claim. I also believe we defended ours best because not many people tried questioning our claim. Branden did once but Priya and Rachel countered it with an answer.

I also thought that group five did a nice job of defending their point. They had questions thrown left and right at them but they countered everything. Their interpretation was that as one persuades others to do his dirty work, the effects of these acts play less on one’s conscience. Their argument was well said. Cassie and Jeremy explained well using several pieces of evidence. They said that after Macbeth hired the murderers to kill banquo, he didn't feel as remorseful. After he killed Duncan, he showed sign of regret but this regret decreased after each murder.

What I got from this book is that there were themes of betrayal, prophecies, revenge and many more. After reading this book I feel that Macbeth is indeed tragic because of his one fatal flaw. As one could see, throughout this book, Macbeth seeks guidance from the wrong people like the witches, his wife, whose ambition is as great, if not greater than…...

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