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To what extent is Macbeth influenced by Lady Macbeth and by the witches in the murder of Duncan?

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Introduction

To what extent is Macbeth influenced by Lady Macbeth and by the witches in the murder of Duncan? Macbeth is a noble and an honoured person by the king. The king honours him so much that he made him thane of Cawdor and thane of Glamis, and that he decided that he will and all his men will go to Macbeth's castle, which is in Dunsinane hill. As Macbeth and Banquo are coming beck to the king from their glorious victory against the Norwegians they heard voices singing. ...read more.

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The witches play around with the words when they speak and they only speak half-truths. Macbeth believed what they said but they didn't force him to kill Duncan. The witches just played around with their words with Macbeth and told him only half-truths like you will be king here after. When Macbeth went back to the king, the king praised him and said they are going to come to his castle and he announced that the king that will be after him would be his eldest son Malcolm. ...read more.

Conclusion

tonight to stay over she said to Macbeth about the killing of Duncan but than Macbeth said he will go no further in this business. Than lady Macbeth convinced him and he agreed and he killed Duncan. This was partly lady Macbeth's fault for encouraging him but mainly Macbeth's for killing Duncan. The thing that shows that lady Macbeth did not influence Macbeth fully was all the other murders Macbeth done were unknown to lady Macbeth and he done these murders on his own will. For example he killed his best friend Banquo and lady Macbeth had no knowledge of it. 1 ...read more.

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