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In the play "Macbeth" written by William Shakespeare there are two main characters by the name of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

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James Stone 2/10/03 English A period Macbeth In the play "Macbeth" written by William Shakespeare there are two main characters by the name of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. Even though they are husband and wife they do not share the same amount of responsibility for all of the tragic events that occurred in the play. The reason they share responsibility in the Killing of Duncan is because that they both knew what was going to happen. In the first mention of it by Lady Macbeth to kill King Duncan she shared responsibility with Macbeth who agreed with her. ...read more.

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Other than that they don't share the responsibility, for instance with the killing of Banquo and Macduff's family. Lady Macbeth pleaded with Macbeth not to do anything about the situation with Banquo even though she had no idea what he was going to do she still felt something and at least tried to stop her husband. So all the responsibility is on Macbeth because he is the one who thought of this and who is the one who believed the witches prophecies. He is the one who was power hungry and relenting in his reign to be all-powerful and king forever. ...read more.

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This was his entire fault, his anger, and fear of being taking off the throne was the major reason that this tragic event took place and is really the reason that his downfall was secured. So the reason that its all his fault is because again he planned plotted and executed the death and destruction of Macduff's family and his land. Which was highly unnecessary. All in all Macbeth's demise and death was all his fault and in all of the major tragic events except the death of Duncan Macbeth holds all responsibility of the way that these tragic events turned out and he bears the responsibility of his own downfall and demise from King. ...read more.

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