Macbeth Tragic Hero Essay

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“If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me”. Macbeth had many different influences that contributed to him becoming a tragic hero. Some of the influences Macbeth experienced, include, the supernatural events that took place, Lady Macbeth’s questioning his manliness, and the reversed fortune of Macbeth’s family. In act I scene 3, the three witches had a major supernatural impact on Macbeth because of the prophecies they told him. They said he would become the Thane of Cawdoor. Although he was very curious how he would become the Thane of Cawdoor. Thus being said he relied on the Witches’ prophecies. Shakespeare used the Witches to make Macbeth curious of the Witch’s supernatural powers and wanted to know if they really knew he was going…show more content…
In act 2 scenes 3-4,Lady Macbeth didn’t think he would be risky or gutsy enough to be king, let alone kill for the title of the King of Scotland. When Lady Macbeth was ready to kill Duncan, herself, it showed she couldn’t because he reminded her of her father, thus showing she has a caring heart. She plays a part in turning Macbeth into a tragic hero by pushing to kill Duncan. Once Macbeth killed Duncan he had a very guilty conscience. Macbeth changes for the worse Johnson, Jarod 2 once he kills Duncan. Killing was the only thing, which kept him The King of Scotland. Lady Macbeth played a major role in turning Macbeth into a tragic hero. Macbeth’s reversal of fortune happens after Macbeth kills Duncan to obtain the crown. In act V, Macbeth finds out that Lady Macbeth killed herself because of the guilt she had from the night when Macbeth killed Duncan. Macbeth also finds out that Macduff has taken his children and they have been killed. The reversal of fortune Macbeth has been faced with are primarily at fault of the tragic hero he has now become. Macbeth had become a tragic hero due to the supernatural events that took
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