In testing Macduff’s loyalty, Malcolm outlines the difference between ambition and morality by pretending to be greedy and power hungry.
He wants to see if Macduff believes these are good qualities for a King to posses.
He serves Duncan, the king of Scotland, with complete and total devotion.
His dementia begins shortly after his heroic escapades in the Nordic wars. On which I must not fall down, or else o'erleap, For in my way it lies.
His gravestone bears the words:- Good frend for Jesus sake forebeare, to digg the dust encloased heare, Bleste be ye man yt spares thes stones, And curst be he yt moves my bones.
In his will Shakespeare left his wife, the former Anne Hathaway, his second best bed. It may have been the marital bed the est bed being reserved for guests.The play writing commenced in 1595 and of the 38 plays that comprise the Shakespeare Cannon, 36 were published in the 1st Folio of 1623, of which 18 had been published in his lifetime in what are termed the Quarto ublications.Love’s Labour’s Lost and The Comedy of Errors appear to be among the earliest, being followed by The Two Gentlemen of Verona and Romeo and Juliet.It is probable these events may have made a strong impact on the mind of young William.At the age of Eighteen, he married Anne Hathaway, eight ears his senior. William worked at the Globe Theatre and appeared in many small parts.William, the eldest son, and third child (of eight) was baptised on 26th April 1564 and probably educated at Stratford Grammar School, but little is known of his life up to his eighteenth year.He did not go to University and his younger contemporary and fellow-dramatist, Ben Johnson, would later speak disparagingly of his “small Latin, and less Greek” in the eulogy prefaced to the Firs Folio.These desires can simply be too much for any one person to overcome.In William Shakespeare's dramatic tragedy, ' Macbeth,' the Scottish Nobleman Macbeth is overcome by his own desire.He first appeared in public as a poet in 1593 with his Venus and Adonis and the following year with The Rape of Lucrece.He became joint proprietor of The Globe and also had an interest in the Blackfriars Theatre.