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Even though an individual makes several mistakes is it still possible for them to be a victim of his own character? In the play The Tragedy of Macbeth by William Shakesphere, Macbeth is a victim of his character, however he was not a victim of his downfall. Why, because he was convinced and deceived to be a person of greed and jealousy of being the King by his wife. There are many major contributions to Macbeth’s downfall. One of the major contributions to Macbeth’s downfall was his deceiving ambition and conceitedness to be king. Another major contribution was Macbeth going to see the witches for the second time and being greedy, demanding to see more from the Witches. The third contribution is listening to Lady Macbeth and letting her delude and trick him into doing something that wasn’t right.
Macbeth was deceivingly ambitious to be king which led him into his downfall. Towards the beginning of the book, the witches told Macbeth and Banquo that Banquo’s descendants would become king and Macbeth would not. He believed he deserved to be the king far more than Banquo and his son because he felt as if he had done more in battles and other things than Banquo did. He is conceited and wants what somebody else has or will have. His greediness leads him to his destruction.
Macbeth goes to see the witches a while after killing Duncan in the book. He asks them for an aspiration. The first one tells him to beware Macduff. That was all he was supposed to get the demanded they show him another aspiration. The second one tells Macbeth that no man born of a woman can harm him. The witches tell him that he doesn’t need to see anymore but he demands to see more. The third one says that he will never be defeated until the Great Birnam woods come against him. All of these things were used to defeat Macbeth.
Macbeth told Lady Macbeth that the witches told Banquo he would be king. She immediately started thing of a plan to make Macbeth king. She made him think he was less of a man if he didn’t kill Duncan. He listened to her deceiving comments like, “Look like the innocent flower, But be the serpent under it”and Macbeth did as she said. This leads Macbeth to his downfall.
In the book ‘The Tragedy of Macbeth”, Macbeth is his very own casualty character. Why, since he was persuaded and misdirected to be an individual of ravenousness and envy of being the King by his significant other. There are many significant commitments to Macbeth’s destruction. One of the significant commitments to Macbeth’s defeat was his misleading desire and arrogant character. Another significant commitment was Macbeth going to see the witches for the subsequent time and being voracious, requesting to see more from the witches. The third commitment is tuning in to Lady Macbeth and allowing her to mislead and fool him into accomplishing something that wasn’t right.