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  • Act I
  • "We will proceed no further in this business" (Act I, VII, 32).
  • Act II
  • "I am afraid to think what I have done./ Look on 't again I dare not" (Act II, III, 49-50).
  • Act III
  • "Thou canst not say I did. Never shake/ Thy gory locks at me" (Act III, IV, 50-51).
  • When Macbeth is first told of the prophecy he is not fazed although when he ponders about all of the opportunities he will have if the prophecy is to come true. Lady Macbeth then has Macbeth persuaded to take action which will evidently lead him down a dark path.
  • Act IV
  • even though he was a loyal warrior Macbeth is eventually brainwashed by the prophecy and develops enough backbone to allow him to murder King Duncan the king of Scottland who was a man he once bowed down to and the man thhat honored him with the title as thane of Cawdor.
  • Act V
  • "I will not yield/ To kiss the ground before young Malcolm's feet" (Act V, VIII, 27-28).
  • After he has taken over the throne Macbeth begins to lose sight in what life like was before all the power and the tyrant that he has turned into cares for no one but himself so since the prophecy states that Banquo's child shall be king he decides to take matters into his own has by hiring muderers to finish the dirty job.
  • analysis
  • Macbeth starts to show how much of a coward he has become because he has sent murderers to exterminate Macduff and his family. This shows how much he has changed beacause he was once a warrior but no he is just the cold blooded killer calling all of the shots and playing god by deciding others fate.
  • "He has killed me, mother" (Act IV, II, 81).
  • Macbeth has realized that the witches and the prophecy deceived him and that is now his turn to be slain. He feels fear for the first time and his give them hell attitude shows that Macbeth's life is so empty he is practically looking forward to his death.
  • Macbeth was once a warrior and a good man. He took a wrong path and led him down a long road of evil. He got what he wanted. He was king of all the land. Although in reality what he became was a selfish tyrant who cared for no other soul but his own. In the end all that Macbeth had to show for was the death of 7 innocent people and the death of himself.
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