Macbeth: Introduction Probably composed in late 1606 or early 1607, Macbeth is the last of Shakespeare's four great tragedies, the others being Hamlet, King Lear and Othello.It is a relatively short play without a major subplot, and it is.
Macbeth Critical Approach. Filed Under: Essays. 1 page, 347 words. The tragic story of Macbeth is a tale of a man, who spirals into a deep, dark, depressing life attempting to escape his unhappy, mundane, unsatisfied existence. All of this would not be possible without the assistance of three wicked witches.. The Essay on Macbeth Witches.