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Important to Please Yourself or Other Essay

  • Submitted by: FahdRizwan1
  • on March 2, 2014
  • Category: English
  • Length: 649 words

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I think it is more important to please yourself than to please others. The reason behind this is after the prophecies of the witches both Banquo and Macbeth believed in them but is was only Macbeth who took action against it. He thought if he could kill the King the way would be clear for him to get the Throne. On the other side Banquo did think about his children getting the Throne however he had told Macbeth that whatever is he thinking about the prophecies just do not pull him in. He cannot go against his King. After sending a letter to Lady Macbeth she got more ambitious then Macbeth. She got very excited and said while the King is at her home they would kill him. She wasn’t scared; she was excited for his husband to get the Throne. On the other side Macbeth was hesitating, he didn’t want to go against his King (Duncan). Duncan had done a lot for him, named him the Thane of Cawdor and Glamis. Gave him the highest ranks and he didn’t want to repay him by killing him in his own castle. It was her wife who had forced him to kill Duncan. While the King was about to come she had told Macbeth the plan to kill him. He still wasn’t sure if he would do the deed. After Lady Macbeth learned that Macbeth was scared she called upon her manliness, told him that he was a coward and if he didn’t want to kill the King why did he send her the letter. Macbeth was scared he thought they would get caught but the Lady calmed him down and said that the King was in her castle. Nothing would go wrong. During all the play Lady Macbeth was very jumpy, throughout she was acting evil and not even once she gave a hint that she was scared. Thus she forced Macbeth to kill Duncan. If Macbeth was not ready he would have not kill the King but to please himself he did the deed. Thus its proven that to please yourself you can cross any limits any lines, even if it involves killing a King.   Throughout my life I was very ambitious about my sports, I didn’t let anyone come between it. Even if I...

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