An analysis of madness and how it pertains to Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
This paper examines the surreality of existence, and whether subjective reality is as valid as objective reality within the context of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. The conclusions drawn are then applied to real life.
“In “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home,” Leonard Nimoy quotes an ancient Vulcan adage: “Nothing unreal exists.” But is this really true? The universe rarely operates on terms that concrete. If a group of people believe strongly enough in the existence of something imaginary, and pretend that it actually does exist and base their whole lives around it, does that not make this imaginary something real, at least to some degree?”