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Macbeth Character analyse In the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare Macbeth is introduced to us as a hero by clearly defining the courage that he had shown in the defence of Scotland this is a very significant part in the play because it shows us the reader that Macbeth was not always a follower of his wifes bidding and the witchs visions Macbeth si very ambitious courageous but a moral coward However I cant say that he was pure good because without the influence of his wife he condors up the idea of killing king Duncan but he throws that thought aside for the time being In the quote Act I sc3 p44-55 Macbeth is thinking of killing King Duncan but then realizes that with Duncan gone there is a chance that he may not be crowned king Why if fate will have me king why chance may crown me Yet Macbeths ambition gets the better of him with a little encouragement form his wife when Duncan named Malcolm the Prince of Cumberland This brings out the true anger in Macbeth and he is then decided on the murder of Duncan When Duncan arrived at Inverness Macbeth controlled his ambition for the time being and did not kill Duncan The failing of his decision was soon reflected by Lady Macbeth who called him a coward From then on after the murder of Duncan Macbeth entered into a life of evil The way I see it after the murder of the king this just didnt push Macbeth over the edge it was more of a throw Thanks to the witches prediction about Banquos son becoming the king Macbeth wants further insure that his goal of being king will not be ruined so there is another name added to his death list this scene truly brings out the cowardice in him because he has to hire two assassins to
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