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All throughout Acts two and three Macbeth slowly goes mad He changes from a calm and cautious man into a cold-hearted power happy king These acts show how his guilty conscious got to him and how they slowly turned his mind inside out They also prove that his over confidence will soon bring the end to his short reign In act two we see the first part of his dramatic change and we see part of the witches prophecy come true He is a man compelled to actions by the pressure of other people and his tragic flaw consists of replacing his own ambition with that of others such as his wife or the witches and then allowing their ambitious or visions to blind him Macbeth is still unsure about if he should kill Duncan or if he should not He is then convinced to do it by his wife Lady Macbeth and hence started the witches prophecy Their prophecies darkened the thoughts of Macbeth and put in his head what they said and he thought that what they had was what was going to happen and nothing could change that If he would not have listen to his power hungry wife and did not Duncan then any of this would have happened But why couldnt I say Amen I had the strongest need to be blessed yet Amen stuck in my throat Macbeth 22 30-33 This is significant because this is the first sign that Macbeth is thinking in that head of his and that he has a conscious This also shows that he already feels regret for what he has done and still is unsure We can tell here that this is a significant event in his mind and that it is going to be stuck in his mind all throughout the play In this part of Act two he also shows he first sign of seeing and hearing things I
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