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    We see in the play Macbeth that when the motivation to succeed in life becomes overpowering, other people may easily influence one and elements and one may decide on wrongful actions to achieve a goal. Some of the influences on Macbeth include the witches and the apparitions, Lady Macbeth, and lastly Macbeth's own insecurities and misguided attempts to control his future. The witches and their prophecies are the first major influence on Macbeth's actions. Macbeth seems happy and content with himself

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    Downfall Of Macbeth

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    The tragic downfall of Macbeth was not determined by one single cause. It was rather caused by a combination of three dark forces: supernatural, external, and internal. Supernatural forces are represented by the three witches and dark powers behind them. Lady Macbeth is an outer force that pushes Macbeth towards the bloody deeds. Macbeth's own ambition acts as deciding power in brining him to his downfall. The very beginning of the play indicates that dark supernatural forces will be involved. Three

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    Macbeths Downfall

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    In William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, the main character, Macbeth, is a brave and loyal subject to the King of Scotland, but as the play progresses, his character begins to change drastically. Evil and unnatural powers, as well as his own passion to become king, take over his better half and eventually lead to his downfall. The three main factors that intertwine with one another that contribute to Macbeth’s tragic end are the prophecies told by the three witches, Lady Macbeth’s influence, and finally

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    The Downfall of Macbeth

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    The Downfall of Macbeth Macbeth is victorious; he has just returned from the battle ground as a brutal warrior; courageous, but what is more, heroic.  At this point in the play, Macbeth's reputation is rapidly growing with the rampant spread of the word of his good deeds at war.  This climaxes when his actions are acknowledged and rewarded by the title given to him by King Duncan, 'No more that thane of Cawdor doth deceive our bosom interest. - Go, pronounce his present death, and

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    The Tragic Downfall of Macbeth Macbeth, at the beginning of the play, seems to be a very loyal and honorable person. However, his character is changed by the influences of several factors. These factors have an influence on Macbeth, but he is responsible for his own destiny. The influences of the witches' prophecies, the influence of Lady Macbeth, and Macbeth's ambitions, are they key factors that lead to his tragic downfall. The witches (or "weird sisters" as they are often called)

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    Lying Witches and the Downfall of Macbeth A false statement or a statement intended to deceive someone is known as a lie.  Of course, there are many different types of lies. There are those blatant lies that have no truth in them whatsoever, lies of omission, and half-truths. In the Shakespearean play, Macbeth, evil witches deceive their victim, Macbeth, by telling him half-truths about his prophecies.  As a result of this new "half-true" knowledge, Macbeth makes rash decisions that lead

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    The play MACBETH is filled with suffering. It begins with reports of a bloody battle, an execution of a traitor and Macbeth’s bloodthirsty heroism as he “unseamed” one of the invaders “from the nave of the chaps”. In comparison MacBeth’s later actions are even worse as he commits violent crimes against his own people. Much of the suffering in the play is directly attributable to Macbeth. However, the central focus of the play is the suffering he himself undergoes, as he makes his way through his

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    Downfall In Macbeth

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    The organization of downfall in Shakespearean tragedy borrows much from that of Greek tragedy. The points of variation between the two forms of the genre are often drawn not in tangible literary differences, but in premise of manner of downfall. One distinction observed between the two dramas is that of the roles of destiny or lack thereof. The disputed definition of hamartia helps explain and expand this. Either type of tragedy can be distinguished by the feature of a hamartia, a tragic flaw and

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    The Downfall of Macbeth

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    for his downfall. Macbeth was once a loyal war hero and a loving husband who hated traitors and would never betray his King. If it were not for the influences of the people surrounding him, he would have lived happily with the honorable title, Thane of Cawdor. Many different factors played a pivotal role in deciding his doomed future. The downfall of Macbeth was ignited by the actions of those around him, such as his wife’s sustained coaxing and the witches’ forecasting of his future. Macbeth never

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    The Downfall of Macbeth

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    who are being deceived by someone else. Shakespeare’s Macbeth is a play that can be considered a prime example of such a plot strategy. The play demonstrates many major themes, which in unison cause the downfall of his main character – Macbeth. Through this process, Shakespeare is able to influence his audience by telling them a story that reveals how the noblest of characters can be infected by the smallest of ideas. In the world of Macbeth, the theme of appearance versus reality plays a predominant

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