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Macbeth is the tragedy of a wicked man who was spurred to action by his wife. He was derived by the prophecies of the three witches to be fulfilled in future. He was reputed as a great warrior and was able to win great honor from the king Duncan as a brave hero. He was facing the inner conflict of his personality after hearing the prophecies of the witches. He is depicted as a complex character throughout the course of play. We analyze certain changes in his personality when he is able to follow the commands of three witches. At the start of the play he is depicted as a warrior and brave leader but at the later half we see him as a man obsessed with thirst for power. Shakespeare always introduces universal themes and characters in his plays. Here Macbeth is the portrayal of a man who suddenly develops a desire for being powerful and mighty. His innate passion for being powerful was awakened by the prophecies of witches. Here Shakespeare is intended to show the influence of supernatural on the part of man’s nature. He fails to sustain his sensations before the Witches and fell prey to them.
In his essay of death Francis Bacon has given his views about the natural phenomena of death, Francis Bacon is of the view that it is not a good idea to fear from death. Everyone has to face this ultimate reality. Nobody can avoid this reality. Some people thought that it is the punishment of their sins that they had to face death. According to the teachings of Bible death is imposed on man to punish him for all the sins of Adam and Eve. But we all know that it is the according to the laws of nature that everyone has to bear the burden of approaching death. “MEN fear death, as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children, is increased with tales, so is the other. Certainly, the contemplation of death, as the wages of sin, and passage to another world, is holy and religious; ”