Great Power; Great Responsibility

The belief in the existence and power of witches was widely believed of in the 1600's, as demonstrated by the European witch craze, during which an estimated nine million woman were put to death for being perceived as witches. Macbeth was told he would have power and to be king from three manipulating witches that have granted him multiple proficients for his future. These fortunes ended up driving Macbeth to do anything for them to come true. Macbeth killed, lied, and betrayed his friends and family just to gain a thrown. "All hail, Macbeth! hail to thee, thane of Glamis! All hail, Macbeth, hail to thee, thane of Cawdor! All hail, Macbeth, thou shalt be king hereafter"! (1.3.51) They poison his mind with these prophesies, making him greedy and bringing out the evil qualities in his soul. When the first of the prophecies is proven authentic, Macbeth does anything in his power to make sure the rest of his fortunes come true. The three witches' plan succeeded, they had aroused the greed in Macbeth, allowing him to make the most important choice of the play - to kill Duncan.
Macbeth does not easily make this decision. In fact, at first he decides against
it, but, after being told he was acting of a coward by Lady Macbeth he must prove that he truly is a man. "I have done the deed" (2.2.18). Macbeth has killed for the power him and his wife now shall recieve. Macbeth grows more sinful and overpowered with greed. He does not make any real attempt to change, and his conscious is bothered by this. Lady Macbeth and her wife have drilled to deep into the words of the witches. Grief and regret has now taken over the minds of them both. Macbeth has became scared for he turned himself into a murderer when once he was fighting for his King. "I'll go no more. I am afraid to think what I have done, look on't again I dare not." The faults Macbeth has committed is due to himself. Every decision that was made was because Macbeth took the power he thought he had and used it in a way that was more dangerous then he could handle.
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"Will all great Neptune ocean wash this blood from my hand"

Blood, specifically Duncan’s blood, serves as the symbol of Macbeth’s guilt. Panicking after the murder, he imagines that all great Neptune’s ocean cannot cleanse him–that there is enough blood on his hands to turn the sea red.

“Out, damned spot! Out, I say..What, will these hands ne’er be clean?"

The theme of Macbeth is grief. The different ways in which the Macbeth's cope with their crimes show how their characters develop. Whereas Lady Macbeth is initially the one without scruples, urging Macbeth to take action, it is an overpowering sense of guilt and remorse that drives the Lady to her untimely death. Macbeth, on the other hand, seems to overcome the guilt that plagues him early on in the play.

"False face must hide what the false heart doth know"

Macbeth and Lady Macbeth have just gone over the plan to kill Duncan. Now, they have to go about business as usual without letting anyone know about their plan. The quote means that Macbeth will put on a 'false face' or pretend to look happy and normal to cover for his 'false heart' or heart that is betraying his king.
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Mean Girls Vs Macbeth

Teenager Cady Heron moves from her home schooled life in Africa to the suburbs of Illinois where she encounters new experiences, both good and bad. Cady meets two friends which she becomes close with quickly, Janis and Damian. Together, they teach Cady the in and outs of the high-school putting much emphasis on the most popular click, "The Plastics". The original plan for Cady, Janis, and Damian was to sabotage and humiliate the click, but instead they took Cady under her wing and Cady now was known as the new plastic. Cady ignored, embarrassed, and betrayed her friends to become liked by everyone else. Mean Girls is similar to Macbeth Because just like Cady, Macbeth went behind the back of the people he looked up to the most. Lady Macbeth persuaded Macbeth to kill and to lie about everything he did, much like what The Plastics did to Cady. Both Cady Heron and Macbeth did anything they could to gain power or popularity over everyone else.
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Giotto's painting of the moment when Jesus is betrayed by Judas is one of the most important masterpieces of Western art. In it, Giotto emphasizes the confrontation between Jesus and his former disciple Judas, now turn-coat. Judas looks up at Jesus, and Jesus returns the stare with an unflinching gaze. Both Judas and Macbeth betrayed someone with the intention of power or money