Macbeth Tragic Hero Research Paper

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Tragic hero is doomed by their own actions. This is true of Macbeth. In the play, Macbeth starts out from a nobleman, this makes him eligible to be a tragic hero. He then suffered through several tragedies which was a consequence to his actions; he looses Lady Macbeth, his kingdom collapse, fall of power and in the end, he be pushing up the daisies. This is typical of Macbeth. But, there are key factors which intertwine and lead him to this, he was firstly provoked by the three witches as they prophesied Macbeth will become king, Lady Macbeth influences and manipulates him further more and most importantly his ambition. From the beginning of the play Macbeth, the witches and Macbeth meets. They then prophesied that Macbeth would be ultimately the king. The three witches said,“All hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, thane of Glamis!”,”All hail, Macbeth! Hail to thee, thane of Cawdor!” and “All hail, Macbeth, that shalt be king hereafter!”. This aroused Macbeth to become ambitious and he believed what was told. Macbeth replies, “Stay, you imperfect speakers, tell me more. By Sinel's death I know I am Thane of Glamis; But…show more content…
He goes to his wife and seek for advice. Lady Macbeth provides a scheme for Macbeth to assassinate the King. To fulfil his ambition, he plans a murder of King Duncan. In an aside, he says,”My thought, whose murder is yet but fantastical, shakes so my single state of man that function is smother’d in surmise, and nothing is But what is not. Macbeth beginnings to have thoughts about killing the king. This is the beginning of Macbeth’s ambitions towards become king. It tells the reader what would be his next step, it secretly reveals to the reader his hidden thoughts. The reader receives more information than just actions being made by the character. Under the influence of Lady Macbeth and his own ambition he dramatically changes from someone who is noble to a tragic hero. He is doomed by his own

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