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Macbeth- A Tragic Hero The meaning of the word Tragic Hero as defined by Microsoft Works dictionary is A hero of noble stature whose fortunes are reversed as a result of weakness There were many characters in the play Macbeth that were affected by tragedy for a number of reasons but Macbeth and his reverse of fortunes as a result of his own actions were without doubt a victim of this Macbeths actions lead him to his very nemesis Right from the beginning of the play Macbeths tragedy was evident through forces which were not human the supernatural if you will These forces were of the witches The next factor involved in determining Macbeths fate was his own actions and decisions Lady Macbeth was the second reason for Macbeths tragedy Without her support in helping with his decisions Macbeth would never have had the strength to lie scheme and destroy to such extremes The last and most devastating to Macbeth was his crippled conscious which made him act out of selfishness and lust The order of these factors was definitely provoked by the evilness and twisted nature of the witches because if it werent for their influence Macbeth would never have turned his desires into reality At the beginning of the play Macbeth is but a general fighting for his country His fellow fighters admire Macbeth for in their Eyes and even in the eyes of the highest of authority his nobility and courageousness are looked up to His success for his achievements is rewarded making his confidence stronger But this is only the beginning and soon these good fortunes will come to a tragic end The audience is then introduced to a group of witches Three witches who appear wicked and repulsive They seem to signify all that is wrong and corrupt Macbeths over confident attitude is the first characteristic that the witches detect and they take advantage of this trait to make
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