Macbeth Fall From Grace Analysis

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In this assignment I will attempt to briefly discover and discuss the factors which caused Macbeth’s fall from grace. There are arguably many factors that affected Macbeth; however I will not discuss them all. In Particular I will attempt to discuss the effect each of The Witches, King Duncan, MacDuff, Lady Macbeth, and Macbeth himself. The first factor that had affected Macbeth early on in the play are The Witches. The Witches are mainly portrayed as ugly hags who find joy in the suffering of others, at least in my honest opinion that’s how they are portrayed. The witches approached Macbeth soon after his victory to tell him their prophecy. The witches chose this time in particular because Macbeth would be drunk with the sweet…show more content…
Lady Macbeth, Macbeth’s wife, for better or for worse had stuck by Macbeth. That being said she shares a much of the responsibility of Macbeth’s fall from grace. She pretty much is a catalyst to Macbeth’s actions, she pushed him to do things that he wouldn’t have. She pushes Macbeth to murder King Duncan by challenging Macbeth’s manhood; she also uses disturbing images of their unborn child to push Macbeth. “And dash'd the brains out” such a disturbing image that shakes Macbeth. Macbeth is ambitious, but Lady Macbeth is even more so. She has ambitions that far surpass the status quo; she orders the heavens, possibly the demon, to “unsex me now”. Macbeth himself is probably holds the most responsibility for his own downfall. You reap what you sow, as they would say. Macbeth is an ambitious man; he probably is too ambitious for his own good. He made immoral decisions like killing AlNesseyan 4 King Duncan, all because of the idea of being king himself. His greed and ambitions was ultimately the cause of his death. In conclusion Macbeth’s downfall was caused by a combination of people namely; The Witches, King Duncan, Macduff, Lady Macbeth, and Macbeth
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