Trance In Macbeth

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Having someone under your trance, sound like an idea? This type of thing doesn’t occur all the time, that’s unless you have magical powers. However, by having someone under your trance can lead to many difficulties. Macbeth, a play written by William Shakespeare, observes this possibility and acts as an amazing example of the many outcomes of Macbeth’s downfall. The character most responsible for Macbeth’s downfall is Lady Macbeth because Lady Macbeth intrigues and taunts Macbeth into killing King Duncan and the start of additional murders of others, and Lady Macbeth shows what Macbeth really wants, which is to be forever royalty. In the play, Macbeth; Lady Macbeth is responsible for her husband’s downfall. The start of this play, Macbeth…show more content…
However, this is false. For Macbeth to remain king, he did in fact kill other people to keep it. Yet in the beginning, it was Lady Macbeth’s bad influence that had lead to Duncan’s murder. The following murders after his were just to clean up of him remaining king and after Duncan’s murder. If Lady Macbeth didn’t force him into killing Duncan, Macbeth would have remained honorable and not a murderer at all. The character of Lady Macbeth played a significant role in Macbeth’s downfall, because by taunting her husband into killing King Duncan, she had led him to a major murder path. Before the murder of Duncan, Macbeth has momentous misgivings. He states, act 1, scene 7 “He’s here in double trust:/ First, as I am his kinsman and his subject,” (12-13). This quote shows that Macbeth didn’t want to kill Duncan because he’s done him good. After Macbeth had done talking with Lady Macbeth, he states,”It’s settled” to go do the crime. When the time had come for Macbeth, Lady Macbeth states, “I laid their daggers ready;/ He could not miss ‘em. Had he not resembled/ My father as he slept, I had done’t” (15-17). This quote shows that in this scene Lady Macbeth was starting to worry if Macbeth had killed Duncan or not and that if Duncan didn’t remind her so much of her father she would have done this murder. Regardless of all the disagreements that Macbeth is responsible for his actions alone, it’s truly Lady Macbeth, who is the true reason that her husband, Macbeth, had become

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