Evil Actions In Macbeth

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What causes a person to look away from the consequences before committing any action? Macbeth, written by William Shakespeare, examines a character who struggles due to his actions which results in pain for him. The audience starts to feel sympathy for Macbeth, even with the evil actions that Macbeth carries throughout the play. These evil actions occur due to the witches heavily influencing Macbeth to become the king and due to Lady Macbeth’s impact oh his decisions. To begin, the witches start to interest Macbeth into becoming the king which causes him to do evil actions. The three witches after a while start to praise Macbeth as him and Banquo join them at the Heath. The Witch’s say, “All hail, Macbeth! hail to thee, thane of Glamis!” All hail, Macbeth! hail to thee, thane…show more content…
This excitement in Macbeth leads him to have an interest in becoming the king which is why he wants to hear more from the witches. In addition, Lady Macbeth carries on to pressure Macbeth which causes him to be responsible for an immoral action that he allows to happen. In Macbeth’s castle, Lady Macbeth trys to convince Macbeth to kill King Duncan, and believes that Macbeth is being weak when he disagrees. Lady Macbeth says, “Like the poor cat ‘i’ the adage?” (1.7 45). After Macbeth’s response, Lady Macbeth says, “When you durst do it, then you were a man; And, to be more then you what you were, you would Be so much more the man” (1.7 49-51). This shows that Lady Macbeth is pressuring Macbeth when she comments that her husband is weak. With all the pressure, Macbeth proves his wife wrong by deciding to agree with Lady Macbeth. In conclusion, sympathy is a feeling that awakes the viewers even when Macbeth presents immoral decisions. The corrupt actions by Macbeth arise in the scenes where the witches try to bring an interest in Macbeth to become the king and when Lady Macbeth pressures her
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