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Exploring Why Most of the Actions in Macbeth Take Set at the Dark Macbeth is a play which refers to the audience how a great person can alter and shed all of his values and beliefs within the course of five actions. Being a tragedy, Macbeth shows us , the crowd how Macbeth was enticed by power to become dark and wicked and hit his devastation in the end. I guess that at different times of the play Macbeth can be regarded as a hero and as a coward. Seeing him at the beginning he is known as "noble Macbeth" by King Duncan after having saved Scotland from the conflict. But in the future in the drama, we come to see him as the guy who has generated Scotland unbelievable anguish and annihilation. After carefully scrutinising the drama in detail, I have come to see that there are a variety of times in which the characters (usually in their soliloquies) tell the audience just what shadow signifies. When Macbeth hears of the witches' prophecies and later finds out that Malcolm is crowned "Prince of Cumberland", he calls out to the stars, which is a clear source of light to "hide [their flames, let not light see [his] dark and deep desires". This obviously shows that if there was light, that in this case are the stars, then Macbeth's evil ideas would be seen by everybody, and thus, knowing that he'll have dark/evil needs, he prays for them not to be observed. I realised that the above quote that Macbeth, an evil guy said is quite ironic to the quote that Duncan, the good and pious king had stated previously. As we saw obviously, Macbeth asked for the stars not to show his wicked desires, whereas Banquo mentioned that the sign of nobleness i.. .