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  • Submitted by: brycen22
  • on April 2, 2014
  • Category: English
  • Length: 765 words

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Macbeth and Scotland P.A.
The hero’s journey is a base for a story. It has a main character that starts in an ordinary world but then has a big change. The main character has to go through many tasks that ultimately will lead to a bigger and more important problem. Although Macbeth isn’t the story of a hero but a villain it still fallows the heroes’ journey model. Macbeth starts of in an ordinary world as the thane of Glamis, but a decision that he decides to make after several hours of contemplating changes his life.
Macbeth starts off as the Thane Glamis. A war just ended and he led an army to victory. While walking with his best friend Banquoa, they ran into three witches. These witches are also is mentor. They tell Macbeth that he is going to be thane of Cawdor and king. At first he thinks they are just drunk women. Then he gets a message that he is thane of Cawdor. At this point he starts to believe the three witches. Later they find out that the first son of the king will be next in line for the throne. That leads to Macbeth’s first test, to kill the king or not. Lady Macbeth is Macbeth’s wife and she wants him to kill the king. Macbeth bounces back and forth with his decision to kill the king or not. Eventually he decides that he is not going to do it until Lady Macbeth talks him into doing the deed. Macbeth killing Duncan changes his ordinary life into a special world where it is okay to kill the king. His next trial was what he was going to about his suspicious best friend Banquo. To keep his reputation safe Macbeth decides to kill Banquo. Doing this raised a lot of suspicion and created a lot of enemies. Because Macbeth keeps killing people to keep himself on the throne all the lords start to hate him and want his tyranny to end. Macduff is one of those lords and he went to England to speak with Duncan’s oldest son about getting army together to take down Macbeth. Back in Scotland Macbeth pays another visit to his mentors. He demands for them to tell...

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