Who Was Responsible For Macbeth's Downfall
Macbeth is accountable for his own destruction due to his ambition and hunger for power. Although this ambition brought him to his height of power, it was also what led him to his downfall. Macbeth had become so obsessed with becoming King, and remaining powerful, that he transformed into a completely different man. It led him to become power hungry, greedy, violent and to commit regicide and murder. At the beginning of the play he is portrayed as an honourable, well respected, admirable warrior “for brave Macbeth - well he deserves that name”. However, as the play progresses, he becomes morally corrupt due to his lust and ambition for power, this is evident in his choice of actions, such as his …show more content…
He possesses such excessive ambition bringing out the evil in him, leading to his death. Lady Macbeth plays a considerable role as she persuades him by manipulating him. The three witches influence Macbeth by embedding ideas in his mind, in which he acts upon, playing a driving force behind Macbeth’s actions, causing his downfall. Although Macbeth was influenced by fate through prophecies and the manipulation of Lady Macbeth, it was ultimately his fatal flaw ambition that precipitated his downfall.
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