Is Macbeth Responsible For His Downfall? Who is responsible for the downfall of Macbeth? He is manipulated by the witches, encouraged by his wife, but ultimately he chooses to act. His first conference with the witches, Macbeth’s ambition was planted and his mind was overwhelmed with thoughts of murder and betrayal. It fair to say, in addition, that if his betrayal caused this extensive pain that clouded him after he murders Duncan, Banquo and the Macduff’s that it wasn’t a case of fate and was his own doing.
I wanted to see a murder weapon used or some prop, but all i got was a behind the curtain poison in the drink murder. Typical way to kill someone you want to get rid off. Just ask all the Kings in the early ages how cowardly it was to kill a person with poison because most of the Kings where the victims!. Overall yes it did have me on the edge of my seat felling like a true detective taking notes and discovering who is the true murderer. Even though I did not guess correctly I was involved in the play and I am not an actor which I think was fun and creative by the Director himself.
His plan of action was almost complete if he was able to murder Cassio. Iago’s motives are told throughout the entire play such as, seeking revenge due to the fact that Othello was given the title of lieutenant, throwing out accusations of him sleeping with his wife. In the end he is handed over to the torturers where he finally is quiet and stops giving reasons. Critic Robert Heilman (1956) states “lago’s case is too good; as a hunter of motives has bagged more than the legal limit” (pg.33). Othello is susceptible to lago’s evil.
Iago, however, has started to plot against Othello and Othello does not realise it is his own defences, under attack by ‘Honest Iago’, which need to be ready. Othello’s lowest points are brought about by Iago’s plotting. In Act 5 Scene 2 he murders his wife Desdemona and then denies it to Emilia: ‘You heard
Francisca Ledesma Mrs. beyone 11/21/11 Essay #3 Cruel and Unusual It's always puzzled me how we can show our outrage at the crime of murder by killing the perpetrator. The murder may have been committed in a fit of passion, or it may have been provoked, or the murderer may have a mental disorder in which normal human empathy is lacking and therefore cannot understand what all the fuss is about. But the executions are carried out in cold blood by people who know full well the horror of what they're doing. The victim's family may be excused the desire to see the murderer killed, and I might feel the same way under those tragic circumstances. But the executioner must pull the switch, or inject the poison, and then go home to his family and have dinner.
He is a devoted husband to his ‘dearest partner of greatness’. 7. However, in Act 1 Scene 7, having been persuaded by Lady Macbeth, Macbeth decides to murder the King. At this point his character changes, he is driven to commit further murders by his need to protect himself from the consequences of his actions. He becomes ruthless, tyrannical deceitful and dishonourable.
In a letter, she accuses three of them to have raped and killed her. The letter is found by Hannah Trevor, who decides to investigate because Daniel Josselyn, the father of her illegitimate daughter is one of the three men accused. Everything seems to prove his guiltiness, since the marks on Anthea’s neck match the imprint of his three-fingered hand. Another murder happens and Daniel is accused again, because the victim was killed with his sword. The murderer is actually William Quaid, who killed the man because he knew too much about Anthea’s plans.
But in Dead man walking, we are left with a choice. We can pick for ourselves. Is death penalty okay, or isn’t it. Mathew Poncelet did a terrible crime, but in some way we get pity for him even he actually murdered a kid, because he regrets his action in cries. He should just go to prison for many years, but because of his economy he can’t afford a lawyer and that’s why he lose the case, and it results in the worst penalty – death penalty.
He thought that Gatsby had run over Myrtle, when in reality Gatsby did not do anything. Daisy was the true murderer “Daisy stepped on it” (Fitzgerald 151). This makes Daisy also responsible for Gatsby’s death. She was the real killer, but she let Gatsby take the blame. She caused the whole problem by killing Myrtle.
It is true that Lady Macbeth originally came up with the plan to kill the king, but it is also true that Macbeth was selfish and greedy. If he had been patient he would have learned that he had already been promoted to Dane. His wife did encourage him to commit murder, but she did not force him to choose his path. The three witches could also be considered responsible