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Essay | The Character Flaws of Macbeth

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The Character Flaws of Macbeth

Summary: A discussion of the character flaws of Macbeth and how much it contributed to his downfall.
In relation to the play Macbeth, Shakespeare's tragic hero, Macbeth, does display a fatal flaw, however, this flaw does not lead to his downfall, rather contributes. These contributing factors can be seen through examining Shakespeare's use of Lady Macbeth, and the involvement of the witches. These techniques are then reinforced as contributing factors to Macbeth's deed by Macbeth's reaction after committing the deed.

The intentions of Lady Macbeth to ensure that Macbeth acquires the crown, by whatever means necessary, can be seen in the following excerpt. "Come, thick night, / and pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hell, / That my keen knife see not the wound it makes." (Act 1 Scene 5, 48-50) This was spoken by Lady Macbeth after in response to a letter received from Macbeth describing the prophecy that he will become king, she has decided for Macbeth `to catch the nearest way', he...

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