While Macbeth kills Duncan and becomes king, she fails to realize her husband’s obsession with power exceeds her. Her role in the play fades; in the end, she suffers from sleepwalking and insanity. As for Macbeth, he transforms from a honourable and respectable man to a monster as a result of his thirst for power. Not only does he betray Duncan’s trust, but he also hires murderers to kill Banquo as well as and innocent people like Macduff’s wife and son. Like Lady Macbeth, Macbeth’s ambition results in his demise when he is killed by Macduff when they finally meet in a battle.
She was the one who planned to kill the King not Macbeth because he didn 't have a good poker face, more reason why he 's a tragic hero. Macbeth wife control him through the whole plan. Macbeth didn 't want to kill the King, he was scared until his wife questioned his manhood. This is our biggest weakness as men when somebody question our men hood we just go crazy. We might know that what we are about to do is wrong, but we 'll still go through with it because we don 't want to look weak, this is actually what Macbeth did.
Lady Macbeth convinces Macbeth to devise a rigorous plan to assassinate the king. Macbeth murders the king and with the fear that their own lives might be in danger Duncan’s sons evacuate the country which left Macbeth to be the new king. Throughout Macbeths rule his guilt eats away at him which to paranoia. Macbeth is a tragic hero unlike Beowulf the perfect hero Macbeth has flaws about his personality that cause his own downfall. Macbeth demonstrates multiple traits that have led to his downfall, but none is more important than his ability to be persuaded otherwise known as gullibility.
In Act III, Banquo hints to Macbeth in honesty that he knows that he killed Duncan to become king. Banquo: “…and I fear thou playd’st most foully for ‘t” (Act III, sc. 1, lines 2-3). In Shakespeare’s tragedy, Macbeth, Macbeth’s lust for power, Macduff’s willingness and determination, and Banquo’s honesty and motivation all revealed their similar and different qualities toward each other. Macbeth, throughout the play transitioned his attitude, from being a caring and caution person, to a person with no emotions at all.
However, Macbeth had the skills of an unqualified king because he was a tyrant that abused his power by killing innocent people, not holding power over the citizens of his kingdom, and by forcing the kingdom-ship under his own power. All three of the kings were honorable and had great military skills. Thesis? Transition word Even Macbeth was a trustworthy and loyal soldier under King Duncan, he was a narcissistic and abusive king that killed Duncan to become the ruler of Scotland. After he became the king, he went around killing anyone that he found a threat to his power.
Can a strong and loyal general change into a weak and detached character? Macbeth’s ambition warped him into becoming a cold-blooded killer, emotionally numbed by the acts he commits. In the beginning of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, three witches deliver a prophecy to Macbeth and Banquo that Macbeth will one day be king. Macbeth becomes bewildered and staggered by the prophecies announced by the witches, however, his awe does not delay his action. Macbeth is a resilient general who killed for loyalty that transformed into a blood covered guilty king who kills to gain his position.
He believes there is no good reason to kill Macbeth because Duncan is good at being king, but he becomes selfish and wants all the power for himself. It is very ironic that Macbeth kills Duncan even though he believes he has no reason to. ¬Macbeth is only going to kill Duncan for two reasons. These being his wife is driving him to and he wants to gain all the power he possibly can, even if it means hurting others in the process. Besides these reasons, Macbeth does not see an actual reason for him to kill Duncan, but the fact that he still does it even though he admits to himself there is no actual reason to is Shakespeare being ironic, once again, in this
In William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Macduff shows how intentions truly define a person through his consistent demonstration of cleverness, valor, and faithfulness to his country. The tragic events that occur in Macbeth begin with the murder of Scotland’s beloved king, Duncan. When Macduff discovers his king dead in his bed he expresses true grief and sorrow, appalled that anybody could have the heart to kill such an innocent man. When Macbeth, trying to avoid blame for the murder he committed, said that he murdered the King’s guards out of grief, Macduff was the only one of the noblemen to sense that Macbeth’s actions didn’t quite make sense and asks, “Wherefore did you so?” (2.3.109). Macduff initially seems to believe that the King’s own sons were responsible for this heinous act, but is hesitant to fully trust Macbeth.
She begins to feel weak when she is guilty of persuading her husband to kill King Duncan. Macduff is dynamic because he is a loyal Scotsman that turns against his king in the end. Macduff is determined to kill Macbeth after finding out Macbeth caused his family’s death. Macbeth is dynamic because he begins as a loyal man but changes by adapting evil ways. Once he becomes king he kills anyone that gets in the way of his power.
Throughout the novel we see evidence of reason being subverted by ambition thus resulting in the destruction of the Macbeths. Macbeth, who initially is a very reasonable and moral man, cannot hold off the lure of ambition. This idea is stated in the following passage taken from Mark Scott’s Shakespeare for Students: One of the most significant reasons for the enduring critical interest in Macbeth's character is that he represents humankind's universal propensity to temptation and sin. Macbeth's excessive ambition motivates him to murder Duncan, and once the evil act is accomplished, he sets into motion a series of sinister events that ultimately lead to his downfall (Scott, 236). Macbeth is told by three witches, in a seemingly random and isolated area, that he will become Thane of Cawdor and eventually king.