Lady Macbeth Is Responsible for the Fall of Macbeth Essay

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Lady Macbeth is responsible for the fall of her husband

It can be said that Lady Macbeth is responsible for the fall of Macbeth. I believe that she was partly responsible for this. I believe that two sets of people are responsible for the fall of Macbeth.. Secondly I believe that Lady Macbeth is responsible for his fall. She urges him to kill Duncan questioning his manly-hood and saying that he was too kind. Finally I believe that the witches played a huge part in the fall of Macbeth. The witches put the thought of being king into Macbeth’s head in the first place. They also convinced him that he was invincible and this caused his ultimate death.
I believe that Lady Macbeth is partly responsible for the fall of Macbeth. She plans and
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Macbeth goes to the witches a second time to find out his future. They tell him the future in the form of three apparitions. They tell him that he must beware of Macduff, he cannot be killed by man born of woman and he will die when the Great Birnam Woods come to Dunsinane.
“Macbeth! Macbeth! Macbeth! beware Macduff; Beware the thane of Fife.”

“Be bloody, bold, and resolute; laugh to scorn
The power of man, for none of woman born
Shall harm Macbeth.”

“Be lion-melted, proud; and take no care
Who chafes, who frets, or where conspirers are:
Macbeth shall never vanquish'd be until
Great Birnam wood to high Dunsinane hill
Shall come against him.”
He believes every word of the witches to be gospel and this cause his ultimate death. He is convinced that he cannot die that he is invincible. When Macduff confronts Macbeth he tells him of their prophecy. As a result of the prophecy Macbeth believes he is invincible and this allows Macduff and his troops to get very close to Macbeth and this causes his death at the end of the play.
“I bear a charmed life, which must not yield
To one born of woman”
The witches manipulated Macbeth into thinking he could fulfil the prophecy and become King of

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