"Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more.” These are some of the final words to one of William Shakespeare’s most famous tragedies, MacBeth. Set in medieval Scotland, MacBeth centers around a successful warrior of the same name whose growing obsession with power consumes him and ultimately destroys him. Literary scholars have been writing papers about the intricacies of MacBeth for centuries, but there’s still plenty of opportunity for you to write your own essay. Check out samples of essays online and use them to create your outline. In turn, use it to make an essay with an introduction, body and conclusion.