The three witches are trying to allow Macbeth plummet in troubles, however Lady Macbeth tries to save her husband, Macbeth. While the witches are having the nefarious actions to influence Macbeth’s behavior, Lady Macbeth is innocent and Lady Macbeth is helping Macbeth. The witches are the ones that influenced Macbeth to consider that Macbeth should design the harmful plans, so Macbeth could achieve his desires and be the next king. Meanwhile Lady Macbeth helped Macbeth to create the plans, so Macbeth would not fail, and their life would not be collapsed. If the witches did not instruct that Macbeth will be the king, then there would not be any intentions in Macbeth’s head.
He feared this more than anything else, what would happen after the murder. However it took him until this point to realize all he had sacrificed for a “fruitless crown” (66)that the witches gave him. For Macbeth, there seems no way out, no way to install his sons as the future kings. Not only is Banqo a talented tactician, he is also backed by a prophecy coming from witches who see the future. How can Macbeth escape a man who does not get himself in trouble and the verdict of a prophecy?
Before Macbeth had thoughts about killing the king he thought to himself.”if chance will have me king,why chance may crown me,without my stir.”(pg.336). He decided to take action instead of letting fate do it on its own. Not only did the three witches tell Macbeth he was going to be king but they also told him he was going to be thane of coward. “All hail, Macbeth that shalt be king hereafter”(pg.333). When Macbeth got a hold of the power and being king he started to treat others with less
Fufilling the predictions made by the witches, he feared that his reign as king will end as busquo was going to father a king. With beign power hungry and to minimise the suspicion brought upon him, he ordered two murderes to murder both Busquo and his son, Fleance. Fleance got away but his father didn’t. The witches then told Macbeth to fear Macduff and told him no man born by a women can hurt him. He then ordered the murder of Macduff and his family but Macduff fleed to England.
After becoming Thane of Cawdor Macbeth immediately believes in the prophecies and that he 's gonna be king. This is the prophecy that cements the idea into Macbeth 's head that what the witches say is true and affects several of his decisions throughout the play. One way the knowledge of the prophecy had influenced his decisions is by knowing he would be king makes him decided to kill Duncan which he wouldn 't have decided to do without knowing prophecies. After becoming king Macbeth wonders about the third prophecy and decides to try to kill Banquo and his son so his descendants don 't succeed him as king. Macbeth decision in this is heavily influenced by the prophecy and wouldn 't of happened if he didnt
However, he starts to believe that there is no need to take any actions in order to become the ruler; “If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me without my stir.” (I, III) While, Lady Macbeth, when she received the prophecies, she immediately thinks that Macbeth must kill Duncan in order for Macbeth to replace him. “too full o’ the milk of human kindness. To catch the nearest way.” (I, V) Here, she is talking about Macbeth being overly nice to kill the king. Throughout her monologue, Lady Macbeth mentions how she needs to do something wicked to take the king’s place. Later, when Macbeth and
After the three witches inform Macbeth that he will be king, Lady Macbeth finds out and wants Macbeth to kill King Duncan. “Shall sun that morrow see! Your face,my thane, is as a book where men may read strange matters. (1.5.60-63). At first, Macbeth does not want to do it, but Lady Macbeth persuades him to do it by telling him that he isn’t a man if does not do as she says.
macbeth is not a tragic hero anywhere throughout this story let me explain this guy goes throughout the story this guy goes and turns completely crazy because of this prophecy that these witches gave him that he would become all of these things like the king and thain of cawad and another one so he was thinking about it so hard when the king killed one of the thain's and disowning one so when macbeth became both he knew that the prophecy must have been true so he went and killed the king and all so his wife but it doesn't say that and he did all of this at night so he would feel bad about it. this shows that macbeth could definitely no be a tragic hero due to the fact that he let power overcome him also tragic heroes don't kill unless there
The mental state of King Macbeth quickly declined. He became fearful that Banquo might try to take the throne from him for his sons. In order to protect the throne, Macbeth believed he must also kill Banquo. Although this time, he was not going to commit the crime with his own hands. Macbeth hired three murderers to kill Banquo and his son, Fleance.
At first, he is a loyal and courageous Thane for Duncan; however, he becomes deceitful once he decides to kill the king. He becomes blinded by the prophecy and persuasion by his wife, Lady Macbeth. As a result, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth act accordingly to gain and maintain power. Throughout Macbeth, Shakespeare proves unchecked ambitions are not worth seeking as they can cause an individual to sacrifice themselves and their morals. Macbeth attempts to immorally control his own fate by ignoring his conscience to pursue his ambition.