Thinking about the theme of how human isolation affects individuals and their lives, how should I structure an essay that relates how this them connects to Shakespeare's play, Macbeth.    ...

Thinking about the theme of how human isolation affects individuals and their lives, how should I structure an essay that relates how this them connects to Shakespeare's play, Macbeth.

 

 

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One of the easiest ways to think about this is how lonely it is at the top, in this case how lonely it is for Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. Before their treachery of killing for and taking the throne, they were surrounded by fame and glory. Macbeth was renowned for his bravery and capability on the battlefield; he was recognized by the king for this greatness; he was given lands and titles; he had a best friend in Banquo . Once they commit treason, all this is gone....

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