temptation. The three Witches are only responsible for introducing the ideas to
Macbeth, and putting the ideas in his head, but they are not responsible for his
actions throughout the play. However it’s more realistic to believe that Lady
manipulate Macbeth easily. This is shown in the line "That I may pour my
manipulates Macbeth’s self-esteem by playing on his manliness and his bravery.
Macbeth has the final say in whether or not to go through with the killing, but
he loves Lady Macbeth and wants to make her happy. Lady Macbeth is the
do anything as long as she pushes the right buttons. Macbeth’s ambition is
present before the witch’s prophesies. He would never have thought seriously
about killing Duncan without the witches. But the combination of his ambitious
and the witch’s prophecies leads him to kill the king. Lady Macbeth even
says,"Thou wouldst be great/ Art not without ambition."(I,V,80-81).
Macbeth also says, "his besetting sin: I have no spur/ To prick the sides
of my intent, but only/ Vaulting ambition." Macbeth’s ambition is shown
ambition in him and because of this, both the witches and Lady Macbeth are able
doings, or risk loosing everything he has worked so hard for. In the end, it all
comes to Macbeth himself. Everyone is responsible for his own destiny. This is
life and when he does this, it is only him who chooses to lose it. He is
responsible for everything he does and must take responsibility for his actions.
Macbeth is the one who made the final decision to carry out his actions. He made
King Duncan. The killing of Duncan starts an unstoppable chain of events in the
the witches are not totally responsible for the actions of Macbeth, they are
responsible for introducing the ideas to Macbeth. Macbeth’s ambition led to the
future in the play. It was Macbeth all along who ended it for himself.