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To what extent do the witches and lady Macbeth influence Macbeth in his bloody deeds?

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To what extent do the witches and lady Macbeth influence Macbeth in his bloody deeds? Through the play Macbeth is constantly striving for power in every aspect of his life, and this motive eventually leads to his downfall. There are many different factors that affect Macbeth in the play. Each and every part plays a major role in deciding his future that is created and enhanced by the three witches and Lady Macbeth. We can see as soon as we start reading the play that the witches and what they foresee are on of the major influences in the actions of Macbeth. The thane of Glamis as Macbeth is known as is content with position, until the three witches tell him "hail to thee, Thane of Cawdor, thou shalt be king hereafter" it is evident that this is the first step onto the road of destruction. There is a great change in Macbeth after he has met with the witches; He is transformed from hero to villain. ...read more.


The dagger appears which intern imprints an image in his had and leads him to commit the murder of Duncan. A request by lady macbeth to unsex her, and fill her with the direct cruelty to do evil in act1 scene 5 is her entering the supernatural world, this in turn will aid her in the hardening of her heart and make it possible for her to carry out her plan. She throws away her morals to enable he to do the evil deed. The spirits help her to make herself able to commit an act of murder. She also has a great ambition to have power she seeks this through Macbeth. Lady Macbeth persuades Macbeth to act on his desires after having dough's about going throw with the deed. She makes him think that he would be a coward. This pullout Macbeth mind. Macbeth shows signs of insanity as he follows a dagger up the stairs to kill king Duncan in his bedroom, "is this a dagger I see before me, let me clench thee" He strives to wards the dagger and as a result king Duncan reign of Scotland ends. ...read more.


The witches started the ball rolling. The wife of Macbeth's, her part in the play is over exaggerated. Se was a more evil and morally corrupt person. Her actions have a nock on affect on Macbeth himself. People say she had a craze for power and that forced Macbeth to commit the murder. It is evident that the supernatural forces acting on lady Macbeth are at work in Macbeth. They are aware of the own actions but there greed for power of all drives them on to commit the murders. The witches encored Macbeth until he was at the limit. He was stuck in a dilemma of to do well or to do wrong. He tries to except by the mean of lady Macbeth. She is like his lifeline. When this falls he falls to the mursee of the witches. It is evident that the witches are the main influence on Macbeth. Lady Macbeth also influences Macbeth in the killing of Duncan however she was affected herself and falls to here own murseye. The influence of the witches is a stronger and more powerful force. Leading to the downfall of Macbeth. ...read more.

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