Macbeth's Downfall in Shakespeare's Play

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Feelings of guilt run through his head. His victim’s blood fills his hands as unlawful proof of his crime. He just knows that he is one step closer to becoming king, after being hypnotized by the witches’ prophecies. Little does he know that this will lead to his downfall. Play writer William Shakespeare shows just how the witches' prophecies impact the decisions that Macbeth makes in achieving power in a scene from his famous play Macbeth. With this in mind, Shakespeare suggests that the witches impact the play and its characters in a very destructive way. First of all, the witches are the source of the problem that is the topic for this play. They create chaos by nature and follow their leader, Hecate. They plan Macbeth’s downfall with their spells. Since they can not harm him d...
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