Macbeth Tragedy-His Tragic Flaws

Read this article to know more about the Macbeth Tragedy due to his tragic flaws.

Tragic Flaws in Macbeth

>>Also read:- Summary of Macbeth

>>Also read:- Characters in Macbeth

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  • Prediction of Witches: The seed of evil is sown in Macbeth when the witches predict that he will become the king of Scotland. He thus kills kind Duncan to get his end. He succeeds, but later on he wants to secure the throne secured for his children & kills Banquo. His second meet with witches compels him to kill wife & innocent children of Macduff. Thus prediction of witches excite him to dip himself in sea of crimes
  • Lady Macbeth or the 4th Witch: Macbeth agrees to what his wife says. She is over-ambitious, thus forces Macbeth to kill Duncan by telling him her plan. She has a significant role in taking his husband to ruins. This is why she is also called the 4th witch.
  • His Nature: In addition to the role of Witches & Lady Macbeth, his own nature is also responsible for his tragic end. He is over-ambitious. He can’t predict the consequences of his acts. Throughout the play, he does every crime in confusion.

These all reasons collectively led to his tragic end.

Also read:- Summary of Macbeth

Also read:- Characters in Macbeth

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