Macbeth, at the beginning of the play, seems to be a very loyal and honorable person. However, his character is changed by the influences of several factors. These factors have an influence on Macbeth, but he is responsible for his own destiny. The influences of the witches' prophecies, the influence of Lady Macbeth, and Macbeth's ambitions, are they key factors that lead to his tragic downfall.
The witches (or "weird sisters" as they are often
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Macbeth against Duncan is very similar to resentments to those who have power over us, those who have things that we want and those who we want to become." (Watson 85)
The witches' prophecies influence, Lady Macbeth's influences, and Macbeth's great ambition, all had a major role in the tragic downfall of Macbeth, which is his death. Macbeth chose to gamble with his life but in the end it was really his decision to lose it.