The Tragedy of Macbeth was written by Shakespeare around 1606. It's one of his darkest & most powerful tragedies. It's about Macbeth, a Scottish nobleman, who's tempted to check out the path of evil to fulfill his ambition after hearing a prophecy that he will become the king. Urged by his wife, he murders King Duncan and becomes the Ruler. After becoming the King, he commits increasingly more murders to protect himself. In the long run he's murdered by another nobleman, Macduff. Themes The..