The Marxist literary theory is based on the idealistic notion of socialism, therefore, economics is at the center of Marxism. Everyone is equal and nobody has more money than anyone else. The Marxist theory says that all actions follow a logical, scientific pattern. That statement is the complete opposite from the world Macbeth lived in where status was gained by murder, and immortality was gained by dying. Social progress is also a key aspect of
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for the whole community was extremely evident. The scientific order of things was backwards. By killing Duncan Macbeth gained the status he wanted. The rest of the murders were simply to keep that status as well as his name clear. Somewhere in the midst of all of it he knew that it wasn’t worth it at all. Greed and money from an economic standpoint was the thing that could be directly related to Marxism.