1. Conflict, both internal and external, in Macbeth helps us understand the main messages of the play. (3-5 quotes)
  • “Is this a dagger which I see before me, the handle towards my hand. A dagger of the mind, a false creation, proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain” – MACBETH

Conflict, both internal and external, in Macbeth helps us understand the main messages of the play. “Is this a dagger which I see before me, the handle toward my hand. A dagger of the mind, a false creation, proceeding from the heat oppressed brain”. Macbeths attempt to resist the urge to satisfy his desires of killing King Duncan are being overridden by his mind which is encouraging him to take hold of this ‘dagger’ and proceed with his ……this internal conflict Macbeth’s mind is encouraging him to kill King Duncan, however, he is trying to resist the temptation.   

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