Macbeth - Macbeth and The Phantom “What’s fair is foul,...

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Macbeth and The Phantom “What’s fair is foul, and foul is fair” the witches proclaim in the play Macbeth, foreshadowing the confusion that is about to ensue. Macbeth consists of many twists, and things don’t always appear the way they truly are. Some critics may agree the same problems occur in the film Phantom of the Opera. There are many similarities between the two, who have both remained classics over the years. Firstly, both Lady Macbeth and The Phantom desire for a position for their loved one that is virtually impossible to attain without causing damage. Macbeth wants to be king, and in order to achieve this, the innocent king Duncan must be killed. Lady Macbeth pushes him to follow through with his plan, so they can rule the kingdom together. The Phantom, in love with the theatre, is too deformed to pursue a career himself. He trains the singing beauty Christine through the wall, perfecting her voice everyday. He kills the current lead of the show Carlotta, just so Christine may get a
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This essay was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor ? during the Spring '08 term at Massasoit.

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Macbeth - Macbeth and The Phantom “What’s fair is foul,...

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