The characters that are killing and are planning murders are all very deceiving and treacherous.
The main character Macbeth is a puppet controlled by the words coming from the three witches and Lady Macbeth. The four troublemakers provide Macbeth with the motivation and confidence he needs to kill Duncan and perform other dark actions. However, there is no sign of him changing from a loyal man to a power hungry man.
That is until outside influences begin to interfere with his life. The people with the greatest impact on Macbeth are his wife, Lady Macbeth and the witches. However, he then learns to manipulate others himself.
In the end, all the treachery is revealed and he realizes that he has been a pawn in this whole scheme of achieving absolute power. Lady Macbeth manipulates her husband on two occasions. First she flatters Macbeth and soothes his early fears of committing these dreadful acts.
However, the witches are at the roots of all this manipulation. The witches are the first to raise the possibility of Kingship and persuade Macbeth to act on it.
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We'll occasionally send you account related and promo emails. All hail Macbeth; hail to thee, Thane of Glamis! All hail Macbeth; thou shat be King hereafter. They all hail to him, showing respect and flattery. They then offer him a truth, that he is the Thane of Cawdor.
When the witches tell Macbeth of the two other prophecies he begins to think to himself of the possibilities of actually becoming King of Scotland. He wonders why the witches said that the prophecies were bad when they are such good news. Macbeth believes that he is unconquerable because of the visions from the witches.
The manipulation of the bloody Child gave Macbeth a false sense of security. Macbeth thinks that there is no person that has not been born of a woman, which is what makes him think he is even more unbeatable.
This is the second and last time that Macbeth hears from the witches.
Just like the first time, he reacts on impulse to them and winds up being murdered by Macduff, who was born from a cesarean section. Macbeth is trying to get Banquo to join him because he suspects Banquo may know about the murder of Duncan.
Banquo shows his courage by standing up to Macbeth and doing what is right, not what is easy. Because Macbeth has failed to manipulate Banquo he decides to have him killed by two henchmen. Therefore, he also becomes just as much as a threat to Macbeth as Banquo is to him. Macbeth: Manipulations of Ambition Jane Doe ELA B10 Mr.
Smith In “Macbeth”, Shakespeare uses the concept of ambition to explain the deterioration of Macbeth’s morality and his choice, with the manipulation of Lady Macbeth, to work out a plan to kill Duncan.
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The Manipulation of Macbeth Macbeth would NOT have committed the murders he did if he were not manipulated by the influences around him.
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