Theme Of Responsibility In Macbeth

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The tragedy of Macbeth is a play written by William Shakespeare. It is about a man names Macbeth who becomes a noble man and then the king of Scotland. He meats with three witches that tell him about his fate and that he will be the king of Scotland. In order to become king, Macbeth will have to kill the king himself. He does that with the aid of his evil wife Lady Macbeth. She plotted the murder, and she made most of the decisions, but forced her husband to carry them out. Macbeth visits the tri of witches again and they tell him that his friend's son will be the king. The witches also tell Macbeth that he has to fear no one because their prophecies seemed impossible. Lady Macbeth and Macbeth plan to hire murders to kill Fleance and his father Banquo. The murders only manage to kill Banquo and Fleance escapes. A nobleman then kills Macbeth and the throne is restored to the King's sons. Lady Macbeth commits suicide because she felt guilty about the killings.…show more content…
He thinks that by killing anyone who stands in his way he wont feel guilt and will be safe. He has a weak character and he seeks help from the three witches, so he could know about his future and what it has in store for him. Lady Macbeth does accept responsibility. When Macbeth and Lady Macbeth killed the king, Macbeth was very hesitant, but Lady Macbeth was calm. She said to "Leave the rest to me" (1.6 72) and after the murder she took all the responsibility herself There is no perfect leader. Every leader has his or her flaws. The better leader should take full responsibility for his or her actions. They should also be decisive and compassionate. There is not perfect leader because humans are not perfect, but the better leader should excel in all of those qualities. The people might not approve of that and may want a more compassionate leader but he or she might turn out to be weak. So a balance in these qualities will make the better
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