In conclusion, Macbeth was making a wrong choice so his consequences at the end is overwhelming and his action has lead him to become a tragic character. The character Macbeth has consumed the ambition of himself and Lady Macbeth him has shifted himself form a heroic into a ring of murderous. After he has knew it he has making the mistake however his hand is cover with blood and guilt that he cannot turn back. The Macbeth 's tragic flaw in character was the pairing of his ambition with easily influence by lady Macbeth. Throughout the play we see many examples of Macbeth 's conflict between his ambition to attain the crown and his passive attitude towards the actions that are required to
Often when faced with troubles and hardships, people find an external influence to place the blame on for these events occurring. This type of behavior can be seen with most types of people in the world, and in the world of literature. In the Shakespearean tragedies Macbeth and Othello, various characters influence the title characters into committing immoral acts, including murder. Although influenced by many outside forces, the sole responsibility of their cruel acts falls onto Macbeth and Othello, as they are blinded by their narcissism to have any regard for those around them, are seen having changes of heart throughout the play driven by their craving for power and susceptibility to jealousy, respectively, and even express moments of self-awareness
Throughout the play, the temptation is what keeps us engage with Macbeth and his actions to fight it. Temptation leads to murder in which Macbeth does. Macbeth doesn’t just murder Duncan he also murders Banquo and Macduff’s family which is also led by temptation. Macbeth 's blinded by his actions and all he cares about is protecting his seat for the crown ignoring all life around him. Macbeth ignores that Duncan is a humble king and that he should protect him.
Lady Macbeth has no true attraction to Macbeth himself, but rather to the power he now contains. Macbeth is clearly distraught after killing Duncan, and his ambition to become king is gone. He explains to Lady Macbeth that they will do no more for the throne. Lady Macbeth takes this almost as an insult and decides she need to keep his drive high. She explains that her “hands are of your
Shakespeare believes that ambition, when taken too far leads to our destruction as shown through Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. In the beginning of the play, Macbeth is a heroic soldier who fights for the king without mercy, but he has strikes for ambition, his curious nature and his wife’s ambition leads him to the witches who told him the prophecies. After the second prophecy has come true, Macbeth has become the thane of Cawdor. He has led to the growth of his ambition by his thought “whose horrid image doth unfix my hair and Ames my seated heart knock at my rib again the use of
Shakespeare believes that ambition, when taken too far leads to our destruction as shown through Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, however after he has realize what he has done it. He has notice it was too far to turn back, so he continues his murderous, bloody path. In the beginning of the play Macbeth is a heroic soldier who fights for the king without mercy but he has strike for ambition, his curious nature and his wife ambition leads him to the witches who give him the prophecies. After the second prophecy has come true is
These tragic flaws and tragedies include Banquo's willingness to be a bystander which gets him killed, Macduff's out of this world loyalty that compromises his family and the tyrant Macbeth's vaulting ambition that gets him murdered. Overall the lesson to be learned from this examination is that an excess in ambition only creates desperation which leads to negativity within oneself and other surrounding them as seen in the play
Although humans are influenced by the close people around us, we are ultimately judged by our individual actions. In other words, it was Macbeth’s own actions that are responsible for his downfall. In the short play Macbeth, Shakespeare exemplifies that Macbeth’s mental condition is to blame for his downfall. He delinates his argument through various examples such as his relationships with the three witches, Duncan, and Banquo. By employing different characters to emphasize Macbeth’s mental vulnerability, Shakespeare begins with an interaction of three witches and their prophecies, which begin to stir up the inner thoughts of the noble war hero, Macbeth.
A good example is how Macbeth responds when he learns that he will be king he considers killing Duncan but he thinks “He’s here in double trust: First, as I am his kinsman and his subject, strong both against the deed; then, as his host, who should against his murderer shut the door, not bear the knife myself.” Which shows how he was at first hesitant to murder Duncan and thinks he should just wait and see what happens (I.vii,12-16). Lady Macbeth is told the prophecy and decides that the best course of action would be to murder the King now and they would then take the throne. Macbeth agrees to this and the murder begins the course of events that lead to their doom. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth originally are praising of the witches and is pleased that the prophecy was true and that he is king. However, this turns to hate for the witches as he is double crossed by them and they start telling him prophecies such as “Be bloody, bold, and resolute.
Being Fair but Doing Foul The play “Macbeth” is one of William Shakespeare’s most timeless pieces. The plotline of the play follows the actions of Macbeth, a Scottish royal who takes action to ascend in the royal ranks after interacting with supernatural forces. The piece discusses Macbeth’s transformation using themes of human flaws such as ambition, greed or power-lust. Although it might seem that he is driven to evil by outside forces, the person to blame for the killing in the play is Macbeth. Throughout the major plot-points of the play, the “protagonist” proves the old adage correct: actions do speak louder than words.