Macbeth remains a Shakespeare tragic hero

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In the end of the play we view Macbeth as a tyrant, a traitor and a bloody butcher because of the murder of King Duncan, and the chaos he imposed on Scotland. However, Macbeth did have honourable qualities within him, but because he was turned into an evil character from the circumstances the witches, his wife and his country put him in we sympathize with him to the extent of treating him as a tragic …

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…find that Macbeth is admired as a hero, but because of his ambitions, the witches and his wife’s influence he is brought to a tragic end. But despite the flaws in his character we still have sympathy for him because of his courage in the face of the inevitable. We knew that he was once an honourable person and throughout the whole play he still is a brave soldier who fights until the end.