The Three Witches Portrayed In Shakespeare's Macbeth

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In the beginning Macbeth was such a nice determined leader and was well respected until three witches manipulated him. Macbeth became gullible and basically believed what the three witches told him was going to become true. The witches predicted Macbeth's future and told him “All hail, Macbeth that shalt be king hereafter!” (1.3.50). Macbeth then became very gullible and because of the he almost destroyed Scotland because of all the harm he committed. He ended so many innocent lives just because the witches got to him and messed with his head. Not only did the witches mess with his head but so did Lady Macbeth because she tells Macbeth that they can not wait much longer for Macbeth to be crowned king of scotland so she tells him to kill Duncan.…show more content…
At the beginning he does not want to kill Duncan but he is forced to by his wife. He later then starts hallucinating, gets no sleep, and regrets killing Duncan. As the story continues he then kills banquo and Macduff's family. He becomes very cold hearted and no longer cares to kill, he will kill anybody who gets in his way. Macbeth sends some men to kill Macduff's family because Lennox tells Macbeth that “`Tis two or three, my lord, that bring you word Macduff is fled to England” (4.1.141). Macduff fleds to England to seek for help because Macbeth is basically destroying Scotland and killing everybody. He becomes once again stubborn and seeks for more information from the witches and so they tell him three prophecies and he becomes over confident. Macbeth is now in search for more information and he is received that information. The second apparition consist of being “Be bloody, bold, and resolute; laugh to scorn/The power of man, none of woman born/Shall harm Macbeth.”(4.1.79-81). Macbeth then becomes very over over confident and believes that everybody is born from a women but not Macduff. Macduff was born the unnatural way and for that reason he is described as not being born from his mother. Overconfidence took over Macbeth and at the end he was defeated and taken
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