Conflict, both internal and external, in Macbeth helps us understand the messages of the play. The main struggle of conflict Shakespeare depicts is within Macbeth’s mind. The quote; “Is this a dagger which I see before me… I have thee not, and yet I see thee still.” said by Macbeth shows the disagreement he has within his brain. He says, “is there really a dager before me? I can’t touch Macbeth is finding the decision of whether or not to kill duncan too difficult. It is a conflict between his morals and his ambition. Instead of really making the decision Macbeth has conjured up an illusion, a dagger as a sign.
“Is this a dagger which I see before me… I have thee not, and yet I see thee still.” – Macbeth