Macbeth Appalling Character In The Play Essay

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Evan Schweikhart Ms. Linda English 10H 7 November 2014 Macbeth as an Appalling Character in Macbeth In the beginning of the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare, we see the main character Macbeth as a very trustworthy and noble person. However, throughout the play his character is altered by the influences of many people. Although these people have an influence on Macbeth, he is accountable for his own fate. The influence on the witches’ prophecies, the influence of Lady Macbeth, and Macbeth’s motivations, are the main reasons that lead to not only his disastrous end, but the end of many other characters as well. The witches are the ones to blame for placing the idea that Macbeth would eventually become the king of Scotland in his head.…show more content…
For example, she easily influences his confidence by fooling around with his masculinity and his courage, “When you durst do it, then you were a man / And to be more than what you were, you would / Be so much more a man” (I.vii.51-53.) When Macbeth is considering to not complete his plan to murder Duncan, Lady Macbeth mocks him when she receives his second thoughts. She is fortunate in altering his determination and seems to be the person who takes control in the relationship. Lady Macbeth desires Macbeth to be a strong and dominant man and her only drive is to assist him in taking Duncan’s throne. However, Macbeth has the ultimate decision in whether or not to commit the assassinations, but he loves Lady Macbeth and wishes to please her. After Macbeth kills Duncan, he fairly disappointed in himself for doing it. After killing Duncan, murdering others appears to be the only solution to continue to cover up his terrible actions or lose all that he has driven for. Lady Macbeth is force on Macbeth that unleashes the wicked part of him. She has a forceful impact on him and is another key character to blame for his developing desire of killing others to get away with her master plan. Macbeth mainly brings tragedy to their relationship for committing these crimes. The combined shame of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth eventually breaks them apart, and they parish as people,
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