After hearing from the prophecy from the Weird Sisters, Macbeth realizes his potential to become king of Scotland. His ambition and wife drive him to take action and kill King Duncan. “I have no spur to prick the sides of my intent, but only vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself and falls on the other— (1.7.25-28)” Although Macbeth handled the murdered the of King Duncan very well, he did leave some holes in which people could figure out that he did kill Macbeth. For example he kills the guards which causes Macduff and the other
In fact, Macbeth becomes fascinated by them, "would they had stayed." Banquo serves as his conscience, perhaps representing the period audience who would have also thought the witches to be evil and unnatural, and warns him of the dangers of trusting such supernatural messengers; a warning that goes unheeded. After hearing the prophecy, Macbeth already thinks about, "murder," and becomes preoccupied with thoughts of becoming king showing the powerful hold they have over him with only one meeting, scaring the audience who would have believed in Witches. Macbeth believes the Witches as there first prophecy came true and ignores the fact that they’re evil beings whereas Banquo recognizes them for what they are. He even informs his most beloved, Lady Macbeth, who also shares his ambition.
Fate is a prediction of someone’s life and the internal and external forces playing a role in that person’s destiny. In Shakespeare’s play “Macbeth”, Macbeth is a victim of his prescribed destiny. Three witches, the people closest to Macbeth, and most importantly, his own ego and actions, determine his prescribed destiny. Three witches appear to Macbeth after King Duncan finds out he is betrayed by the Thane of Cawdor. He tells his nobleman to announce that Macbeth will now become the new thane of Cawdor!
He shows signs of a new person and claims, “The very firstlings of my heart shall be/The firstlings of my hand.” (IV.i.167-168). By saying this, Macbeth no longer worries about the consequences of his actions and will go on with his ambition and do what he believes he should do. In the beginning, Macbeth tends to overthink everything, but now whatever he feels to do is what he does. In this case, Macbeth kills Macduff’s family, although he somewhat knows it is or will be soon insignificant. For instance, Macbeth continues, “This deed I’ll do before this purpose cool” (IV.i.175), showing the readers that he will continue on with this deed before he loses his sense of purpose.
“We won’t have a cure for diseases until we first have a cure for greed.” Dr.Sachin Patel. In the play Macbeth written by William Shakespeare, was about a Scottish general named Macbeth, who received a prophecy from three witches, that one he will become king. Along, with his ambition together with his eagerness to become king, he seeks guidance from his wife, Lady Macbeth and killed King Duncan. Throughout, the story he let his ambition turn into greed which earned the best of him. All through the story Macbeth changes as well as shows what ambition turns into greed looks like.
In act two the flaw of betrayal continues when Macbeth decides to kill duncan and take his spots as king of Scotland. Macbeth and lady Macbeth make this plan up to kill the king were she would signal Macbeth by ringing s bell when the king has fell asleep Macbeth hears the bell and says “Duncan; for it is a knell That summons thee to heaven or to hell.” This means he is on the way to kill Duncan to fulfill his prophecy. After Macbeth does the deed he doesn 't feel like he is
Macbeth experienced both guilt over the immorality of his intentions and fear over potential consequences. Both of these tortured Macbeth’s decisioning making and when it was over and done with they still bombarded his thoughts. Even after committing the murder he still doesn’t know if he made the right decision or not. He was ultimately swayed by the witches prophecy and by his wife on what to do. He wouldn’t have ever considered murdering the King if he had never talked to either of them on this
Macbeth says “The Prince of Cumberland! That is a step. On which I must fall down, or else o'erleap, for in my way it lies.”He already has the idea of kill Duncan and take over his place at this stage and it all because of the weird sister’s prophecies. On the other hand, Macbeth’s ambition eventually have lead him to some disastrous action.“Hail to thee, Thane of Glamis! Hail to thee, Thane of Cowdor!
Macbeth made the choices by his own,he wasn’t forced or fated to make any of the choices he made. He killed King Duncan and took the scottish throne for himself. He was so power-hungry that he also wanted to kill Duncan’s son but they ran away and he was proposed as the king. He blamed two