Topics: Macbeth, Duncan I of Scotland, William Shakespeare Pages: 2 (789 words) Published: May 15, 2013
      Macbeth written by William Shakespeare is about  a brave noble warrior who battled under the King Duncan. One day he was visited by three witches who gave told him his prophecy to the right of thane of Cawdor and future King of Scotland. Hearing of his prophecy made Macbeth transforms into a greedy monster seeking another chance to make his prophecy of being King since he was just given the title of thane of Cawdor from King Duncan himself. Macbeth wasn't a in human heartless beast he thought guilt of the thoughts of killing King Duncan that held him back from taking his life. The influence of his wife Lady Macbeth challenging his man hood made him do a deed that was unforgivable and killed King Duncan in his sleep. As the story continues we see the greed in Macbeth increase when he no longer needs the influence of Lady Macbeth to take actions and kill his friend Banquo just so the prophecy of him remaining king can be intact. The influence of another person can change a person fate even if fate is unavoidably meaning that the path you choose to your destiny can be altered like Macbeth.       Influence is the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or affect itself.  In my view a person can have influence on your life like how a mother has influence on her child. People that are close to you can really impact what you do and how u handle situations just like how Macbeth listen to the words of Lady Macbeth. Lady Macbeth herself was a main character because she in the beginning of the story wanted Macbeth to be king more then he did. She even said in the story that she would’ve killed King Duncan himself if he didn’t look like her father in his sleep. As the story continued Lady Macbeth wanted to be more like a man showing her dominance in the figure of the story. Influence is what is what I really see that changed Macbeth character because he wasn't just another strong warrior who was corrupted by the...
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