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Why was Macbeth made?

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Duncan made Macbeth 'Thane of Cawdor' because of his fantastic work in battle and because the previous Thane of Cawdor was a traitor and the position was vacant.

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"Macbeth" was written by William Shakespeare and is believed to have been first performed in 1606. It is a tragedy that tells the story of Macbeth, a Scottish general who becomes consumed by ambition and greed after encountering three witches who prophesy his rise to power. The play explores themes of betrayal, guilt, and the consequences of unchecked ambition.

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