English Macbeth the tragic hero

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English: Macbeth-the tragic hero It typically presents the fall of a man who may be basically or originally good but is always corruptible through the temptations of the world and his own pride or ambitions. In the beginning of the play, The Tragedy of Macbeth, Macbeth is merely a nobleman and a general in King Duncan's army. Macbeth later becomes the deserving Thane of Glamis and Cawdor and the undeserving King of Scotland. In the …

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…deeds. Macbeth's ambition and disobedience gets him killed. It is true that Macbeth is given a prophesy to be King, and it is true that pressure is applied by his wife, but his ambition is what kills him in the end. Macbeth is a brave, good hearted man, who possesses a weak mind which allows his ambition and the persuasion of his wife to lead him down the wrong paths, ultimately leading to his destruction.