Macbeth Mental Disorders

Name: Denisa Kamenica

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Macbeth is the main character/protagonist of the play with the same title ''Macbeth''. He is the Thane of Glamis and brave warrior that won the battle against the Norwegians which brought him honor in the eyes of the king, Duncan. This perspective is complicated, however, once we see Macbeth interact with the three witches. His physical courage is joined by ambition and a tendency to self-doubt. The prediction that he will be king brings him joy and happiness, but it also creates inner ambition and eagerness to do an evil act. He further decides to kill the king, Duncan in order to become king himself and fulfill ...

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deed. On the other side, after Duncan is murdered, Macbeth is solemnly alone. He starts hallucinating. Hallucinations, or what resemble hallucinations, are important events in Shakespeare's plays. Act II, Scene I, in which Macbeth says the following: ''Is this a dagger which I see before me?The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee.'' Macbeth also hallucinates when he sees the ghost of Banquo, who occupies Macbeth's seat at a table during a banquet. Clearly, Macbeth is suffering from a personality disorder and goes insane.

Insomnia is a certain disease that Macbeth has for sure suffered from. It is very fore-sable and apparent that Macbeth suffers from lack of sleep. According to National Sleep Foundation, insomnia is

the inability to fall asleep or remain asleep. Insomnia is also used to describe the condition of waking up not feeling restored or refreshed. Insomnia can be a disorder in its own right, but often it is a symptom of some other disease or condition. ...

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