Macbeth Essay | Macbeth's Change from Hero to Villain

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Macbeth's Change from Hero to Villain

Summary: In William Shakespeare's action-filled play "Macbeth," Macbeth changes from being a brave and valient hero to a heartless murderer and villain. The witches, Lady Macbeth, and Macbeth's own personal ambition all serve to influence Macbeth's actions during the course of the play, and these influences in turn affect Macbeth's image among other characters.
Shakespeare's Macbeth is a play full of action drama and suspense. In the beginning of the play, Macbeth was honored as a brave and valiant hero, yet by the end of the play, he is referred to as a heartless "dead butcher." There are many causes that influence Macbeth's actions, which in turn affect his image. These causes can be categorized under three main causes - The witches, Lady Macbeth and Macbeths own ambition.

In the very first scene of the play, we are introduced to the three witches. Mysterious, dark and evil, these three have a very strong influence on the Macbeths decisions throughout the play, and has caused him directly to transform into a "murderer." The largest influence the three witches have made to Macbeth is in the first time they met together. In this meeting in act I scene iii, Macbeth...

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