What Are The Characters In The Tragedy Of Macbeth

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The Downfalls of Characters in The Tragedy of Macbeth How people interact with others is largely influenced by how they perceive the world. In The Tragedy of Macbeth written by William Shakespeare, characters’ thoughts and impressions are clearly demonstrated to have major impacts on their actions. The behavior and words of others motivate characters to act. Emotions play a strong role in creating the conflicts and Macbeth and the way they unfold. Some views are supported by reality while others are the products of emotion and faulty logic. A lot of the perceptions possessed by Macbeth are affected by the supernatural. Macbeth’s actions are a result of the heavy influence the witches have over him: “Shall raise such artificial sprites As by…show more content…
Macduff and Malcolm turn against Macbeth because they recognize his evil behavior and believe they can bring Scotland to a peaceful state. Actions driven by the thoughts and feelings lead to the deaths of Duncan, Lady Macbeth, and Macbeth. In Macbeth, characters’ downfalls are caused by actions they take based on the security, hope, and overconfidence their perceptions of the world give…show more content…
The path that Macbeth takes to obtain, maintain, and pass down this power heavily involves murder, betrayal, and deceit. However, the person Macbeth succeeds in deceiving the most is himself. Macbeth takes actions without really considering the consequences based on the words of the witches. He leaps to conclusion that because one of their predictions came true the others would as well and begins to regard them as all-knowing beings. When Macbeth is emotionally unstable and paranoid after the murders of Duncan and Banquo, he seeks assurance from the witches. Macbeth is so blinded by the idea that the witches provide him guidance in the right direction that he fails to see the warnings that they give him through the

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