Macbeth needs to follow through with this plan because Fleance and Banquo could get in the way of Macbeth becoming King. The three witches had also foretold Banquo’s descendants to become king. Macbeth sends men to follow through with this plan. They succeed to kill Banquo, but Fleance escapes. After being responsible for the deaths of two people, Duncan and Banquo, Macbeth is in a state where he feels the need to keep murdering people that could possibly get in his way of becoming king.
A second way that Shakespeare used foreshadowing in the play Macbeth was by revealing the personal thoughts of many of the characters. By the use of language and foreshadowing, the readers were able to predict what that characters will think, do, and say in the future. One notable foreshadowing occurrence in Macbeth was when Macbeth, filled with his innermost thoughts, considers the possibility of murdering King Duncan for his own honorable prestige. There was also foreshadowing when Macbeth heard his own voice in his head while he was killing King Duncan, foreshadowing Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s restlessness and even hallucinations later on in the play. These
Lady Macbeth In the play Macbeth written by Shakespeare tells a story about a prophecy granting Macbeth to be crowned king if he kills the cherished and beloved king Duncan. Lady Macbeth, Macbeth’s wife played a huge part in the killing of Duncan. Although Lady Macbeth did not kill duncan and it was macbeth who had done it, Lady Macbeth still had a major influence on Macbeth which had caused him to murder the king without her influence the crime would have not been committed. Macbeth needed someone to believe in him doing the act and be there for him, Lady Macbeth had played that part. Lady macbeth had also stated that had done it herself by stating this insulted Macbeth, also even though the prophecy stated he would be king he couldn't
Keep the line in mind; "do" is an important word in this play. On line nine once the first witch says, “I’ll do, I’ll do, and I’ll do” she implies that she's going to do many bad things to the sailor. What does Banquo ask the witches and what do they tell him? Banquo demands to know his own future. The witches prophecy that Banquo’s descendants will be kings, however he himself won't be.
By both Macbeth’s and Lady Macbeth’s ambition they generated a plan to accelerate the process for Macbeth to become king of Scotland. The plan would be to invite king Duncan over to Macbeth’s castle, Inverness, to stay for supper and have a place to sleep for the night. Then, whenever the king fell asleep, Macbeth would creep up behind king Duncan and kill him.
", the outcome of this is that the Witches were gaining Macbeth's hope in becoming King. This impacted Lady Macbeth into building her ambitions to become a queen, so she forced Macbeth to kill King Duncan as she supported the witches view, further along, the story it came to show what the consequences of
Macbeth was manipulated into the killings and the people who manipulated him are the witches. The witches told macbeth that he will be king, so he later murdered Duncan to claim the throne for himself. The witches then told Macbeth and Banquo, “Your descendants will be kings, even though you will not be one.”(1.1.51) This made Macbeth feel threatened, which led
Macbeth by William Shakespeare is a play about how greed can demoralize a person. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth’s minds were corrupted due to their lust for power after hearing the prophecies given to Macbeth by the witches. First or all, Macbeth’s lust for power was apparent when he ordered Banquo and his son’s death. He wanted to ensure his position as king would not be taken, and as the witches stated - Banquo’s sons would be king. The first evidence of Macbeth losing his mind was after he ordered Banquo’s death.
In Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Macbeth’s visions and hallucination’s play a role and contribute to the development of his character. Macbeth starts to see hallucinations the night he kills Duncan. The first thing he sees is a dagger floating in front of him. Once he sees the dagger he gets it and kills Duncan on his room. They make the guards get drunk so they could be able to get into Duncan’s room.