A struggle is present in every tragedy, as a person tries to overcome their flaws and fit the mold of their ideal. William Shakespeare plainly defined a good man in the play "Macbeth". This goal by it’s definition is a difficult one for any man to achieve. Prudence and logic, temperance and patients, as well as the vindication of honor are Shakespeare’s defining characteristics of a good man.
As with any well written
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a shred of his previous distinction when he faced his adversaries like a true warrior. Macbeth’s last words are those of a good man who faces his own problems. To Macduff he shouts his last words,
"Before my bodyI throw my warlike shield. Lay on, Macduff,And damn’d be him that first cries, ‘Hold, enough!
" Like a bear, Macbeth regains his seat of honor, and becomes in his last breath, a good man.