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Who Was Responsible For The Downfall Of Macbeth

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The Downfall of Macbeth

Macbeth, which was written by Shakespeare, presents the idea that one can take down oneself. Macbeth, who started off at the top, ended at the bottom. Many individuals argue that it was the witches, or Lady Macbeth, who were responsible for the downfall of Macbeth. However, they never compelled him to admit the crimes he did. It was only him that committed the crimes he did. Although he did have others motivating him to murder, he was the one who physically did it. In the story of Macbeth, the individual who was responsible for the downfall of Macbeth, was Macbeth himself, being that, he willingly listened to his wife, was power-hungry, and refused a chance in change. Macbeth, written by Shakespeare, showed that Macbeth himself was guilty for his own downfall, by abling him to listen to his …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes how the downfall of macbeth, written by shakespeare, presents the idea that one can take down oneself.
  • Analyzes how lady macbeth calls him a coward for his own downfall by enabling him to listen to his wife. without willpower, he becomes insecure and commits the murder against duncan.
  • Analyzes how macbeth was responsible for his own downfall because he craved power and that backfired later on. the thought of weather or not to kill duncan drives him insane.
  • Analyzes how macbeth caused his own downfall because he rejected a chance in change.
  • Analyzes how william shakespeare wrote the story, macbeth, to reveal the idea that one could be responsible for his or her own downfall.

After so many murders, Macbeth came to the conclusion that he would never be able to go back to his normal ways. In his head, he was so far into it that he would always be a murderer. He tells Lady Macbeth, “I am in blood, stepped in so far that, should I wade no more, returning were as tedious as o’er (Act 3-4).” In other words, he says that he is so far in the river of blood, that even if he stopped now, it would be just as hard to go back that it would to keep killing. Macbeth was clearly too far gone, that he refused to go back to normal. With that being said, he refused to turn back and further expanded his downfall.
William Shakespeare wrote the story, Macbeth, to reveal the idea that one could be responsible for his or her own downfall. Some individuals argue that the witches or Lady Macbeth were the ones that were responsible for Macbeth's downfall. However, he clearly did it to himself. Macbeth willingly, let his wife get into his mind and convince him to kill. Also, he was overwhelmed with power and once he was so far in deaths, he did nothing to turn back

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